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Farm, Garden & Outdoors calendar published Oct. 12, 2019

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Farming

Minnesota Cattle Industry Convention: Dec. 13-14, Willmar Conference Center. The convention, hosted by the Minnesota State Cattlemen's Association, brings together Minnesota farmers and ranchers, as well as many other beef industry stakeholders for educational opportunities, policy discussion and development, and a cattle-focused trade show. Special guests include Minnesota Millennial farmer Zach Johnson, association legislative advisor Bruce Kleven and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Senior Director of International Trade and Market Access Kent Bacus, along with many other agriculture industry leaders and elected officials from across the state. Registration is now open at www.mnsca.org .

Gardening

What’s Happening to our evergreen trees: Oct. 16, noon to 1 p.m., AgCountry Auditorium, University of Minnesota’s West Central Research and Outreach Center, 46352 State Hwy. 329 in Morris. Presented by John Ball, South Dakota Department of Agriculture and forestry health specialist. This “Come Grow with Us” class is free, but donations are accepted. For more information call 320-589-1711.

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Donna Middleton started working at the West Central Tribune in 1975 and has been the news assistant since 1992. She compiles the arts, health, farm and community page calendars, as well as rewrites and works on the special sections.
She can be contacted at dmiddleton@wctrib.com or phone 320-214-4341.
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Events and classes scheduled in the outdoors, gardening and farming. Submit your event at news@wctrib.com by noon on Tuesday.