August 21-23, 2018 | Mitchell, SD
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Dakotafest Full Schedule

Full 2017 Show Schedule

For specific event details and speaker information, click on the links below. 
Unless otherwise noted, educational sessions take place in the Dakotafest Education Center on the Reaves Buildings Innovation & Technology Campuses, the SDSU Tent, or the First Dakota National Bank Tent. 

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Forage and Water Testing available SDSU
Booth #600
10:00 a.m. Rainfall Simulator and Range Health Monitoring SDSU
Booth #600
10:30 a.m. Livestock Chute Demos NW Vet Tent
11:00 a.m. Dakotafest Family Fun Event: Pig Races!
Sponsored by: American Family Insurance
NW Corner of Show Grounds,
near Reaves Campus
11:00 a.m. Free Wings
Until supplies last.
South Dakota Soybean Association
Seed Row #6
11:00 a.m. Emerald Ash Borer Update SDSU
Booth #600
11:00 a.m. AgriVisions Ag Outlook
Sponsored by First Dakota National Bank
First Dakota National Bank
Booth #223
12:00 p.m. Free SDSU Ice Cream SDSU
Booth #600
12:00 p.m. Dinner with Doc NW Vet Tent
1:00 p.m. Pedal Pull
Sponsored by WinField United
Booth SR05
1:00 p.m. Cereal Rye as a Cover Crop SDSU
Booth #600
1:00 p.m. Farm & Ranch Labor Needs First Dakota National Bank
Booth #223
1:00 p.m. Opportunities in Swine Production Education Center
2:00 p.m. Livestock Chute Demos NW Vet Tent
2:00 p.m. Farm Smarter: Protect Your Farm from Bad Buisness Planning, Divorces, Nursing Homes and More!
Sponsored by: Legacy Law Firm
Education Center
2:00 p.m. Mesonet at SD State: Statewide Network of Weather Stations and Tools For Ag SDSU
Booth #600

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Forage and Water Testing available SDSU
Booth #600
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Free Donuts South Dakota Soybean Association
Seed Row #6
9:30 a.m. Farm Smarter: Protect Your Farm from Bad Buisness Planning, Divorces, Nursing Homes and More!
Sponsored by Legacy Law Firm
Education Center
10:00 a.m. Farm + : Adding Value through Value-Added Ag and Agritourism Panel Presentation SDSU
Booth #600
10:00 a.m. What’s Ahead for Soybean and Corn Prices? South Dakota Soybean Association
Booth #SR6
10:30 a.m. Farm Bill Forum Education Center
10:30 a.m. Livestock Chute Demos NW Vet Tent
11:00 a.m. Insect Pests: Identify and Manage Current Pest Problems SDSU
Booth #600
11:00 a.m. AgriVisions Ag Outlook
Sponsored by First Dakota National Bank
First Dakota National Bank
Booth #223
12:00 p.m. Free SDSU Ice Cream SDSU
Booth #600
12:00 p.m. Dinner with Doc NW Vet Tent
1:00 p.m. Pedal Pull
Sponsored by WinField United
Booth SR05
1:00 p.m. Transitioning the Family Farm
Sponsored by Farm Bureau Financial Services
Education Center
1:00 p.m. Crop Market Update SDSU
Booth #600
2:00 p.m. Wetland Mitigation Banking Opportunities in South Dakota Education Center
2:00 p.m. Dakotafest Family Fun Event: Pig Races!
Sponsored by: American Family Insurance
NW Corner of Show Grounds,
near Reaves Campus
2:00 p.m. Livestock Chute Demos NW Vet Tent
2:00 p.m. Rainfall Simulator and Range Health Monitoring SDSU Booth #600
3:00 p.m. SDARL Meet & Greet with CEO, Don Norton
Sponsored by First Dakota National Bank
First Dakota National Bank
Booth #223
3:00 p.m. Stop the Bleed with Dr. Leland Education Center

  

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Forage and Water Testing available SDSU
Booth #600
10:00 a.m. Climate Outlook for End of the Growing Season/Fall SDSU
Booth #600
10:00 a.m. Stop the Bleed with Dr. Seifert Education Center
10:30 a.m. Livestock Chute Demos NW Vet Tent
11:00 a.m. Dakotafest Family Fun Event: Pig Races!
Sponsored by: American Family Insurance
NW Corner of Show Grounds,
near Reaves Campus
11:00 a.m. Rainfall Simulator and Range Health Monitoring SDSU
Booth #600
11:00 a.m. Farm Family Communications
Sponsored by First Dakota National Bank
First Dakota National Bank
Booth #223
12:00 p.m. Free SDSU Ice Cream SDSU
Booth #600
12:00 p.m. Dinner with Doc NW Vet Tent
1:00 p.m. Pedal Pull
Sponsored by WinField United
Booth SR05
1:00 p.m. Agronomy Drought Topics SDSU
Booth #600
2:00 p.m. Livestock Chute Demos NW Vet Tent

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