Mandan News

Friends and Neighbors

NDSU Extension Agent
By Jackie Buckley

Dates to Remember
July 10-13 – Mercer County Fair, Beulah
July 14 – Morton County Crops Tour, Gietzen Plot North of Glen Ullin, 6:30 p.m.
July 17 – Friends and Neighbors Day, Northern Great Plains Research Station, 2-8 p.m.

Morton County Crop Tour Scheduled
The Morton County Crop Variety Tour will be held Monday, July 14, at the NDSU Dickinson Research Extension plot located north of Glen Ullin on Highway no. 49. The tour will begin at 6:30 p.m. Glen Martin will be on hand from the Dickinson Research Extension Center to discuss the varieties that are being grown on the plot. The Morton County Crop Improvement Association will be furnishing supper and Dakotaland Feeds, Glen Ullin, will furnish the beverages for the tour. All Morton County producers are invited to attend.

Friends and Neighbors Day
The annual Friends and Neighbors Day will be held Thursday, July 17, at the Northern Great Plains Research Station south of Mandan on Highway no. 6. The event begins at 2 p.m. A free BBQ supper will be held in the evening, starting at approximately 5 p.m. Topics that will be discussed are:
• Local Ag Research
• Master Gardeners
• Stump the Tree Guy
• Edible Prairie Plants
• Oilseeds to Jet Fuel
• Pollinator Buzziness
• N.D. Ag Dept. Exhibits
• Unlocking Soil Secrets
• Know your Grazing Land
• Environmental Research and much more …