Mandan News

Clover Classic Shoot

NDSU Extension Agent
By Ashley Stegeman

Dates to Remember
May 26 – Memorial Day, office is closed
May 27-31 – 4-H Livestock Camp, N.D. 4-H Camp, Washburn
May 27 – District Speech and Demonstration Contest at Christ the King School
May 31 – Clover Classic Sporting Clays Event, Capital City Shooting Clays in Bismarck.
June 6 – State 4-H Meat Judging Contest at NDSU
June 7 – Missouri River 3-D Archery Tournament @ Nishu Bowman, Bismarck.
June 7 – Morton County Fair 4-H Clean Up Day in New Salem

Soil Temperature
The soil temperature at the NDAWN site, south of Mandan, on May 18.
Bare Soil – 58 degrees F
Under Turf – 45degrees F

Clover Classic Shoot
Clover Classic Sporting Clays Event will be held on May 31, at Capital City Shooting Clays in Bismarck, beginning with registration at 9 a.m. The start of the event will occur at 10 a.m., with lunch provided at noon. You are welcome to create your own teams, which must consist of five shooters. Singles are welcomed and will be placed on a team of five shooters. Shooters must be age 11 or older to participate. The shoot consists of 10 stations and 50 target events, including clays and ammo (12/20 GA). For more information and to register: or contact Karla Meikle at 701-667-3340 or email at Enjoy a day shooting fun and support North Dakota 4-H youth.

Crop Management Field School
NDSU Extension Service’s annual crop management field school will be offered Thursday, June 19, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Carrington Research Extension Center. The school will provide hands-on training on crop, pest and soil management, using field research and demonstration plots. Field sessions include weed identification, herbicide mode-of-action, row crop intensive management, reducing soil erosion and increasing soil health and soybean cyst nematode management. For further details and preregistration information, go to the
CarringtonREC or contact the CREC at 701-652-2951.