Ag Events Calendar

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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, Presho: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., at Hutch’s Cafe

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

Feb. 24, Claire City: Northeast Livestock Co-op annual shareholders meeting, 1:30 p.m., at Deano’s Steakhouse, Gary Knebel 605-486-4204 or Roger Ceroll 605-637-5235.

Feb. 24, Sioux Falls: Farm Food Safety Training, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., at SDSU Extension Regional Center, rhoda.burrows@sdstate.edu, 605-394-2236

Feb. 24, Fargo, N.D.: NDSU Sheep Unit lambing workshop, 10 a.m., at NDSU Sheep Unit, 701-231-2222, travis.w.hoffman@ndsu.edu

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

Feb. 26, Pipestone, MN: University of Minnesota Extension Nitrogen Smart program, 1 p.m., at Minnesota West College, z.umn.edu/NitrogenSmart

Feb. 26, Hutchinson, MN: “Strategic Farming: Growing Soybeans That Out-Compete Weeds” workshop, 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m., at Hutchinson Event Center, 507-372-3900, stah0012@umn.edu

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

Feb. 27, Winner: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m., at SDSU Regional Extension Center

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. 27, Faribault, MN: “Strategic Farming: Growing Soybeans That Out-Compete Weeds” workshop, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Rice County Fairgrounds, 507-372-3900, stah0012@umn.edu

Feb. 28, Rochester, MN: University of Minnesota Extension crop advisers workshop, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., at Heintz Center, 507-457-6440

Feb. 28, Appleton, MN: “Strategic Farming: Growing Soybeans That Out-Compete Weeds” workshop, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Shooters Bar & Grill, 507-372-3900, stah0012@umn.edu

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

March 1, Rosemount, MN: University of Minnesota Extension Nitrogen Smart program, 1 p.m., at University of Minnesota Research and Outreach Center, z.umn.edu/NitrogenSmart

March 1-2, Oacoma: SD Local Foods Coalition Partnership meeting, at Arrowwood Resort, 605-430-4699, sdspamembers@gmail.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 2, Monticello, MN: University of Minnesota Extension Nitrogen Smart program, 1 p.m., at Monticello Community Center, z.umn.edu/NitrogenSmart

March 2, Austin, MN: “Strategic Farming: Growing Soybeans That Out-Compete Weeds” workshop, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Holiday Inn Conference Center, 507-372-3900, stah0012@umn.edu

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 5, Foley, MN: University of Minnesota Extension Nitrogen Smart program, 12:30 p.m., at Henry’s Catering, z.umn.edu/NitrogenSmart

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 9, Lemmon: KBJM Farm and Home Show, 12 p.m., at Palace Theatre, 605-374-4177

March 12, Olivia, MN: University of Minnesota Extension Nitrogen Smart program, 1 p.m., at Renville Co. Government Center, z.umn.edu/NitrogenSmart

March 13, North Mankato, MN: University of Minnesota Extension Nitrogen Smart program, 1 p.m., at South Central College, z.umn.edu/NitrogenSmart

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 16, Cologne, MN: University of Minnesota Extension Nitrogen Smart program, 1 p.m., at Carver County Extension Office, z.umn.edu/NitrogenSmart

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 20, Ellendale, MN: University of Minnesota Extension Nitrogen Smart program, 1 p.m., at Community Center, z.umn.edu/NitrogenSmart

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, Sioux Falls: Dairy Beef Tour, 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at Denny Sanford Premier Center, 712-737-4230, fredhall@iastate.edu

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

March 27, Perham, MN: University of Minnesota Extension Nitrogen Smart program, 1 p.m., at The Cactus, z.umn.edu/NitrogenSmart

March 28, Ada, MN: University of Minnesota Extension Nitrogen Smart program, 9:30 a.m., at Ag Country, z.umn.edu/NitrogenSmart

April 5, Jamestown, N.D.: Produce Safety Training, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at North Dakota Farmers Union, 701-231-7187, julie.garden-robinson@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/

Sept. 8-9, Delmont: Harvest/Kuchen Festival, (605)-779-5291

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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