Dakotafest

Categorized: 4-H & Youth, South Dakota 4-H, Reports to Partners, Livestock, Beef, Horse, Land, Water & Wildlife, Pork, Profit Tips, Sheep, Reports to Partners, Agronomy, Corn, Other Crops, Land, Water & Wildlife, Profit Tips, Soybeans, Wheat, Reports to Partners, Healthy Families, Aging, Food Safety, Family & Personal Finance, Health & Wellness, Reports to Partners, Community Development, Communities, Local Foods, Reports to Partners, Gardens, Home & Garden Pests, Trees & Forests, Gardening, Master Gardeners, Reports to Partners

: Aug 21st

SDSU Extension is hosting several forums during Dakotafest, Aug. 21-23 inside booth #600 on the Schlaffman Farm in Mitchell.

Show Hours

  • Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

SDSU Extension Presentations

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

  • 9:00 a.m. Show Opens
  • 10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Net Wrap: A new barrier for livestock producers, Taylor Grussing, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist
  • 11:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Crop Price Outlook, Jack Davis, SDSU Extension Crops Business Management Field Specialist
  • 12:00 p.m. noon SDSU Ice Cream
  • 1:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. Mesonet SprayTool: Real time weather monitoring for pesticide applicators, Nathan Edwards, SDState Mesonet Engineer/Director

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

  • 9:00 a.m. Show Opens
  • 9:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Who needs SD BQA Certification, Heidi Carroll, SDSU Extension Livestock Stewardship Field Specialist & Beef Quality Assurance Coordinator
  • 11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Using Swine Manure as a Valuable Source for Crop Nutrients, Bob Thaler, Professor & SDSU Extension Swine Specialist
  • 12:00 p.m. noon SDSU Ice Cream
  • 2:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Controlled Drainage for Weather Resilience and Water Quality Improvement, John McMaine, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Water Management Engineer

Thursday, August 23, 2018

  • 9:00 a.m. Show Opens
  • 10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Climate Update, Laura Edwards, SDSU Extension State Climatologist
  • 11:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Cover Crop Economics, Tong Wang, SDSU Extension Advanced Production Specialist
  • 12:00 p.m. noon SDSU Ice Cream
  • 1:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. Emerald Ash Borer, John Ball, Professor, SDSU Extension Forestry Specialist & South Dakota Department of Agriculture Forest Health Specialist