August 15-17, 2017 | Mitchell, SD
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Daily Events

Don't miss all the great events happening daily at Dakotafest!


NEW THIS YEAR - PIG RACES!

Need a break walking around the show grounds?  Cheer on your favorite pig at this event the whole family can enjoy!

Tuesday, August 15 - 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, August 16 - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 17 - 11:00 a.m.

Dakotafest Family Fun Event Sponsored by: 


LIVESTOCK CHUTE DEMOS
10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Northwest Veterinary Livestock Demo Tent

The livestock Demo Tent is located on the west side of the grounds. Throughout each day representatives from animal health sponsors will be available to detail their products and answer questions.


Every day the newest innovations in chutes and handling equipment will be demonstrated at 10:30am and 2:00pm. We will have different brands and models of chutes and will allow sales representatives to process calves during the demos. Livestock demos include information on:

  • Chutes and handling equipment
  • Vaccination protocol and Beef Quality Assurance (EQA)
  • Identification systems
  • Data collection systems
  • Pertinent industry topics

 

And don't forget to come by the booth at noon for DINNER WITH DOC. Enjoy a steak sandwich as you learn more about animal health from participating suppliers.

 

Sponsored by:

 


KIDS' PEDAL PULL

1:00 p.m.
Winfield CROPLAN, Booth SR05

 

Bring your youngster to the Pedal Pull to see how he or she fares in Dakotafest’s most widely-attended children’s contest.

 

Children ages 4–11 are eligible to participate and the top three contestants in each bracket will win an award.

 

Sponsored by: 


SDSU ICE CREAM SOCIAL

12:00 p.m.

SDSU Booth #600

 

Stop by the SDSU Pavilion for cold, refreshing ice cream everyday at noon! 

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