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MonDak Ag Days and Trade Show

March 7 @ 8:00 am - March 8 @ 9:00 pm

The MonDak Ag Days and Trade Show is an annual event showcasing the latest in agriculture technology and education.

The MonDak Ag Days & Trade Show is Thursday and Friday March 7 and 8, 2019 at the Richland County Fair Event Center in Sidney, Montana. Join us for a variety of booths and educational sessions centered on the MonDak region.

The annual banquet is Friday, March 8 with a social at 5:00 pm and dinner at 6:00 pm. We eagerly welcome back entertainer Chad Prather, an American humorist and motivational speaker known for viral videos such as “Unapologetically Southern,” which he often films on a from the cab of his pickup while wearing a cowboy hat.

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TRADE SHOW SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, MARCH 7

8:00 am…………. Trade show opens

9:00 am…………. “Understanding the MT Department of Agriculture Industrial Hemp Program” – Ian Foley, Hemp Program Coordinator, Montana Department of Agriculture

10:00 am……….. “Problematic Weeds” – Chet Hill, Nutrien Ag Solutions

10:45 am………… “Farm Bill/FSA Update” – Patty McGinnis and Tammy Lyseng, Richland County FSA

11:15 am………… Break (Sponsor: Montana Farmer’s Union)

11:45 am………… “Acidic Soils in Northeast Montana” – Rick Engel, MSU Professor of Soil Science

12:30 pm………..  Lunch Break (Served on-site by Sidney FFA Alumni Association)

1:30 pm…………. “Farm Insurance & Financial Planning Considerations” – Cara Storm and Kimberly Hamlin, Farm Bureau Financial Services

2:30 pm…………. “Weather Outlook” – Jared Marquis, UND Atmospheric Science Department

3:30 pm………….. Break (Sponsor: Betaseed)

3:45 pm………….. “Water Use Efficiency Study on Irrigated Small Grains” – Jim Staricka, Williston Research Extension Center

5:00 pm………….. Trade show closes

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 8

7:00 am………… Sidney Chamber Breakfast
                           Sponsored by Advanced Communications

8:00 am…………. Trade show opens

9:00 am…………. “Winter Corn Grazing Study – A Virtual Tour” – Marlin Johnson, Producer; Dave Haverkamp, USDA-NRCS; Tim Fine, MSU Extension

9:45 am………….. “Using Technology on the Ranch” – Smittie Smith, RanchHacks

11:00 am………… Break

11:15 am………… “Using Technology on the Ranch,” Cont.

12:45 pm………… Lunch (Served on-site by Sidney FFA Alumni Association)

1:15 pm…………. “Cow/Calf Operation Finances” – John Gates, Northwest Farm Credit Services

2:00 pm…………..Trade show ends / Banquet set up

———————- Break ———————-

5:00 pm………….. Banquet Social

6:00 pm………….. MonDak Ag Days Banquet
Entertainment by Chad Prather, Agricultural Humorist

Details

Start:
March 7 @ 8:00 am
End:
March 8 @ 9:00 pm
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