Ag Events Calendar

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Feb. 7, Watertown: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., at Codington County Extension Building, 605-882-6300

Feb. 7, Mitchell: Tackling Tough Conversations – How to Talk to Consumers About Food and Farming workshop, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Ramada Hotel and Event Center, sdsoybean.org

Feb. 7, Williston: Best of the Best in Wheat and Soybean Research and Marketing meeting, 9 a.m., at Grand Williston Hotel, smallgrains.org/best/

Feb. 7, Onida: SDSU Crop Clinic, 11-3 p.m. CST, at the Bakery Café/Brewsters, iGrow.org/events

Feb. 7, Onida: Sully County Crop Improvement Association Annual Meeting, 2:30 p.m. CST, at The Bakery Café/Brewsters, iGrow.org/events

Feb. 8, Watertown: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., at Codington County Extension Building, 605-882-6300

Feb. 8, Sioux Falls: SDSU Extension Sustaining the Legacy farm transition planning program, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., at SDSU Extension Regional Extension Center, 605-782-3290, Heather.Gessner@sdstate.edu

Feb. 8, Minot: North Dakota Crop Improvement and Seed Association’s (NDCISA) 66th annual meeting, 7:15 a.m., at Grand Hotel, 701-231-8067, toni.muffenbier@ndsu.edu

Feb. 8, Minot: Best of the Best in Wheat and Soybean Research and Marketing meeting, 10:30 a.m., at Grand Hotel, smallgrains.org/best/

Feb. 9, Dickinson, N.D.: Buying Bulls by the Numbers workshop, at Dickinson Research Extension Center, 701-456-1105, lee.tisor@ndsu.edu

Feb. 9, Carrington, N.D.: NDSU Extension corn economics workshop, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., at Carrington Research Extension Center, 701-231-5265, david.ripplinger@ndsu.edu

Feb. 9-10, Fargo, N.D.: Little International, on NDSU campus.

Feb. 9-10, Pipestone, MN: 2018 Pipestone Lamb and Wool Program Lambing Time Short Course and Bus Tour, (507)825-6822, Claire.Beekman@mnwest.edu

Feb. 10, St. Joseph, MN: 2018 Sustainable Farming Association Annual Conference, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., at College of Saint Benedict, sfa-mn.org/conference

Feb. 13, Pierre: SDSU Extension Sustaining the Legacy farm transition planning program, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., at SDSU Extension Regional Extension Center, 605-782-3290, Heather.Gessner@sdstate.edu

Feb. 13, Faith: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 1 – 4 p.m. MST, at Faith Community Legion Hall, iGrow.org/events

Feb. 13-14, Fargo, N.D.: 2018 Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop, at Holiday Inn, 701-652-2951

Feb. 14, Marshall, MN: Southwest Minnesota State University Farm Outlook and Education Seminar, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at Southwest Minnesota State University, SMSUFoundation.org/farmoutlook2018

Feb. 14-15, Fergus Falls, MN: Midwest Soil Health Summit, at Bigwood Event Center, sfa-mn.org/soil

Feb. 15, Mitchell: Mitchell Soil Health Event, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., at Highland Conference Center, 605-996-1564, ext. 3, heidi.rients@sd.usda.gov

Feb. 15, Sioux Falls: SDSU Extension Sustaining the Legacy farm transition planning program, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., at SDSU Extension Regional Extension Center, 605-782-3290, Heather.Gessner@sdstate.edu

Feb. 16, Sioux Falls: 2018 Precision Ag Workshop, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., at Denny Sanford Premier Center, (319)-768-8348, RHeiniger@PheasantsForever.Org

Feb. 16-18, Sioux Falls: National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic, at Sioux Falls Convention Center

Feb. 17, Doland: Doland FFA Alumni Chapter fundraising supper and auction, 6 p.m., at J&A Bar, 605-354-3585

Feb. 19, New Prague, MN: Small grain winter workshops, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at State Bank of New Prague Community Center, 515-708-3486

Feb. 20, Sisseton: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., at Roberts County 4-H building, 605-698-7627

Feb. 20, Pierre: SDSU Extension Sustaining the Legacy farm transition planning program, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., at SDSU Extension Regional Extension Center, 605-782-3290, Heather.Gessner@sdstate.edu

Feb. 20, Cold Spring, MN: Small grain winter workshops, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., at Great Blue Heron, 320-980-2915

Feb. 20-21, Ames, Iowa: Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management Short Course, www.aep.iastate.edu/soil/homepage.html

Feb. 21, Austin, MN: Down on the Farm: Supporting Farmers in Stressful Times training, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., at Riverland College, mda.state.mn.us/protecting/farmsafety.aspx, 651-201-6012

Feb. 22, North Mankato, MN: Down on the Farm: Supporting Farmers in Stressful Times training, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., at South Central College, mda.state.mn.us/protecting/farmsafety.aspx, 651-201-6012

Feb. 22, Slayton, MN: Small grain winter workshops, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., at Murray County 4H-Building, 507-836-6927

Feb. 22-23, Arlington, VA: 94th Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum, at Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel

Feb. 23, Milbank: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., at Grant County Courthouse

Feb. 23, Benson, MN: Small grain winter workshops, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., at McKinney’s on Southside, 320-760-6129

Feb. 25-27, San Diego, CA: InTents Conference, at the Marina Village Conference Center, intentsconference.com

Feb. 27, Aberdeen: SDSU 19th Annual Precision Ag Conference, 8 a.m., at Best Western Ramkota Hotel, iGrow.org/events

Feb. 27, Hayti: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., at Hamlin County 4-H building, 605-783-3656

Feb. 27, Pierre: SDSU Extension Sustaining the Legacy farm transition planning program, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., at SDSU Extension Regional Extension Center, 605-782-3290, Heather.Gessner@sdstate.edu

Feb. 27, Beresford: Evaluating the Productivity of Your Herd from Start to Finish program, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at SDSU Southeast Research Station, 605.688.5165, Julie.Walker@sdstate.edu

Feb. 27, Williston, N.D.: NDSU brine spill discussions, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., at NDSU’s Williston Research Extension Center, 701-577-4595, danielle.steinhoff@ndsu.edu

Feb. 28-March 2, Kansas City, MO: National Pork Industry Forum, porkindustryforum.com

March 2, Clark Lake: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., at Deuel County 4-H building, 605-874-2681

March 3-10, Valley City, N.D.: North Dakota Winter Show, at North Dakota Winter Show Event Center, northdakotawintershow.com

March 4-6, Kansas City, MO: 2018 National Farmers Union Convention

March 6, Fargo, N.D.: Tile Drainage Research Forum, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., at North Dakota State University, 701-231-8135, hans.kandel@ndsu.edu

March 6-7, Williston, N.D.: NDSU Extension 2018 Western Crop and Pest Management School, at Williston State College, 701-774-4315, clair.keene@ndsu.edu

March 7, Fargo, N.D.: NDSU gricultural Tile Drainage Design Workshop, at NDSU campus, http://bit.ly/2BE53hX

March 7-10, Carlsbad, CA: UnitedAg 38th Annual Conference, at Omni La Costa, unitedag.org, (800) 223-4590

March 14, Grand Rapids, MN: Down on the Farm: Supporting Farmers in Stressful Times training, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., at Itasca Community College, mda.state.mn.us/protecting/farmsafety.aspx, 651-201-6012

March 15, Thief River Falls, MN: Down on the Farm: Supporting Farmers in Stressful Times training, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., at Northland Community & Technical College, mda.state.mn.us/protecting/farmsafety.aspx, 651-201-6012

March 16, Sioux Falls: 4th Annual Ag Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Washington Pavilion, khedrick@washingtonpavilion.org

March 17, Sioux Falls: 15th Annual Ag Day, 19 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Washington Pavilion, khedrick@washingtonpavilion.org

March 20, Killdeer, N.D.: NDSU brine spill discussions, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., at Dunn County Road Department, 701-444-3451, morgan.wisness@ndsu.edu

March 22, Watertown: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., at Codington County Extension building, 605-882-6300

March 22-25, Pierre: 2018 Wildland Fire Academy, 605-393-4229, Tamara.Dierks@state.sd.us

March 27, Minot, N.D.: NDSU brine spill discussions, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., at NDSU’s North Central Research Extension Center, 701-857-6444, paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu

April 7-12, Chevy Chase, MD: 2018 National 4-H Conference, at National 4-H Center

April 17-20, Hilton Head, SC: Pork Management Conference, pork.org/pmc

April 18-20, Excelsior Springs, MO: Women Connected Conference, at Elms Hotel, alampe@wbsnet.org, 620-874-4273

May 8-9, De Smet: Energize! Exploring Innovative Rural Communities Conference, 605-374-4177, Paul.thares@sdstate.edu.

May 20-23, Lexington, KY: ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference

June 11-14, Altoona, IA: AgGateway 2018 Mid-Year Meeting, at Prairie Meadows, AgGateway.org

June 20-22, Rapid City: Grassfed Exchange National Conference

June 26-28, Portland, ME: 2018 National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference

Aug. 30 – Sept. 3, Huron: South Dakota State Fair

Oct. 16-17, San Francisco, CA: Challenge Advisory Agriculture 4.0 event, at Moscone Center, www.challenge.org/events/

Nov. 3-5, Columbus, OH: 2018 Angus Convention

Nov. 5-7, Austin, TX: AgGateway 2018 Annual Conference, at Sheraton Austin Hotel, AgGateway.org

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