2014 Dakotafest - Mitchell, S.D.

Categorized: Livestock, Agronomy, Healthy Families, Community Development, Gardens

: Aug 19th

SDSU Extension will host several grower forums during 2014 Dakotafest held Aug. 19-21 inside the SDSU Pavilion on the Schlaffman Farm, Mitchell.

Show Hours:

Tuesday, Aug. 19: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The cutting edge topics range from drones and the best weed identification apps, to climate, food safety and farm bill program training. Organized in a discussion format, these forums provide participants with the opportunity to have their questions answered.

2014 Agenda & Forum Lineup

Tuesday, Aug. 19

10 - 11 a.m. U.S. House Forum: Candidates include; U. S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., and her challenger Corinna Robinson. 

11 a.m.- Noon SDSU Weeds App Evaluation

Noon - 1 p.m. SDSU ice cream: Free 

2 - 4 p.m. USDA Farm Bill Q & A

Wednesday, Aug. 20

10 - Noon "Stop the Fighting on the Way to the Funeral Home!"™

Noon - 12:30 p.m. SDSU ice cream: Free 

12:30 - 2 p.m. Governor's Forum: Candidates include incumbent, Gov. Dennis Daugaard, R-S.D. and his challengers, Susan Wismer, D-S.D. and Mike Myers, I-S.D. 

2 - 3 p.m. U.S. Senate Forum: Candidates include; Mike Rounds, R-S.D., Rick Weiland, D-S.D., Larry Pressler, I-S.D., and Gordon Howie, I-S.D.  

3 - 4 p.m. Silver Bullet, Useful Tool, or All of the Above?

Thursday, Aug. 21

10 - 11 a.m. SDSU Physical Health & Food Safety and Backyard Chicks - Cute but Risky

11 a.m. - Noon SDSU Weather Update

Noon - 12:30 p.m. SDSU ice cream: Free

Visit the Dakotafest release on iGrow or the Dakotafest website for more information