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Ag Days Schedule, Entertainment Announced


Richland County Ag Days will take place Thursday, January 9, 2014. Kick off the day with a KEYZ 660 breakfast and then go right into the educational sessions which will focus on agronomic topics and livestock production. There will also be a tour, whether actual or virtual. Thursday morning’s speaker is Dr. Hanson, who will speak on “Farm Business Ownership, Family Succession and the Transfer of Business Management to the Next Generation”. His talk will start at 8:30 a.m. and conclude about noon.

Friday, January 10, Richland County Extension will host the family program consisting of horticulture and other timely topics at their facility just north of Sidney.

The Richland County Fair Event Center will be filled on Thursday with exhibitors from a wide area featuring the best in agricultural products and services. Booth applications will be mailed out soon. Anyone who has not exhibited before, or who has questions, is asked to call Richland County extension agent Tim Fine at 406-433-1206.

The banquet Thursday evening will feature great food, and speaker Amanda Radke. Radke is a rancher, ag advocate, author and blogger from Mitchell, South Dakota. She writes for several magazines and posts to four or five blogs on a regular basis. She is also the author of the children’s book “Levi’s Lost Calf”. FFA, which will celebrate its 75th Anniversary, will also be included in the evening’s festivities.

Ag In The Classroom will be held on Friday, January 17.


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