Ag Events Calendar

FF Editor
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April 4, Dupree: Grazing and Finance Planning meeting, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., at Harry’s Hall

April 4, Timber Lake: Grazing and Finance Planning meeting, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., at Community Center

April 4, Bison: Grazing and Finance Planning meeting, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., at Grand Electric Social Room

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 5, Buffalo: Grazing and Finance Planning meeting, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., at Rec Center

April 5, Belle Fourche: Grazing and Finance Planning meeting, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., at First Interstate Bank

April 5, Union Center: Grazing and Finance Planning meeting, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., at Community Center

April 6, Brookings: SDSU 26th Annual Bull Sale, 1:00 p.m., at SDSU Cow-Calf Education and Research Facility, 605- 693-2253, kevin.vanderwal@sdstate.edu

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

April 11-12, Plymouth, MN: AURI New Uses Ag Innovation Forum, at Minneapolis West Crowne Plaza, auri.org

April 17, Orange City, IA: Northwest Iowa Farm Labor Conference, at ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County office, 712-737-4230, emailing fredhall@iastate.edu

April 17-18, Fargo, N.D.: NDSU sheep scanning certification school, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., at NDSU Sheep Unit, 701-231-2222, travis.w.hoffman@ndsu.edu

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

April 21, Huron: South Dakota State Horticultural Society Spring Workshop, 8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m., at Plains Dining and Recreation Center, 605-352-3391, goakleyhuron@yahoo.com.

April 25-26, Fargo, N.D.: Lamb Value Discovery Workshop, at North Dakota State University, 701-231-2222, travis.w.hoffman@ndsu.edu

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

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

June 5-7, Sturgis: Professional / Youth Range Camp, 605-343-1643, blackshirts_1@hotmail.com

June 6-8, Des Moines, IA: World Pork Expo, at Iowa State Fairgrounds

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

June 16-17, LaMoure, N.D.: 33rd Annual North Dakota Farm Toy Show & Auction & Craft Show, at LaMoure High School, 1-800-533-8293, toyfarmer.com

June 20-22, Rapid City: Grassfed Exchange National Conference, at Ramkota Hotel and Convention Center, 605-882-5140 or peter.bauman@sdstate.edu

June 26-27, Redfield: Rangeland Days / Soils Days, 605-472-1437, Ivy.LathamPazour@sd.nacdnet.net.

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

June 30, Lake Benton, MN: Dakota Skipper Prairie Day, 605-874-8517, jblastick@tnc.org

July 21, Sioux Falls: Makoce Washte Prairie Day, 605-874-8517, jblastick@tnc.org

July 25-27, Watertown: South Dakota Grassland Management School, 605-882-5140, peter.bauman@sdstate.edu

Aug. 25, Clear Lake: Fen Fun, 605-874-8517, jblastick@tnc.org

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

Sept. 5-7, Hartford: South Dakota Soil Health School, 605-280-4190, cindy.soilhealth@sdconservation.net

Sept. 10-14, Chamberlain: South Dakota Grazing School, 605-280-0127, jljessop@kennebectelephone.com

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

Sept. 12-14, Watertown: National Red Angus Association Convention, at Watertown Events Center at the Ramkota.

Oct. 22-24, Minneapolis, MN: 2018 Export Exchange, at Hilton Minneapolis, exportexchange.org

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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