Aug. 19, Brookings: McCrory Gardens 23rd annual Garden Party with tours, ice cream, jazz, 8 a.m.
Aug. 19-21, Montevideo, Minn.: 31st annual threshing show by Minnesota Valley Antique Farm Power & Machinery Assoc., Heritage Hill, 4 mi. E of Montevideo, 7 a.m.; 320-269-8470, http://www.heritagehill.us.
Aug. 20, BCOTTPA antique tractor pull, Brown County Fair, 10:30 a.m.
Aug. 20, Rosemount, Minn.: Getting Started with Broilers, Umore Park, 9 a.m.; 612-625-6224.
Aug. 20-22, Sturgis: KBHB Black Hills Tractor Drive; 605-347-4455.
Aug. 21, Rosholt: Threshermen's 23rd annual threshing bee, 8 a.m.
Aug. 21, Aberdeen: Super Farmer contest, Brown County Fairgrounds, 1 p.m.
Aug. 21, Aberdeen: Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce Ag Consumer Breakfast, Brown County Fairgrounds clubhouse, 8 a.m.
Aug. 21-24, Rapid City: Central State Fair all Other Breeds Cattle Show with Angus, youth market goat, sheep & swine shows plus Black Hills Gold Futurity & Boehringer-Ingelheim Pen of Three cattle show; http://www.centralstatesfair.com.
Aug. 22, Lake Preston: Pesticide container recycling collection, Lake Preston Soil Service, 9 a.m.
Aug. 22, Madison, Minn.: Walk 'n Talk Field Day on cover crops & alfalfa mulch, Fernholz Farm, 1 p.m.
Aug. 22, Howard: Pesticide container recycling collection, Cenex Agronomy Center, 1:30 p.m.
Aug. 23, Madison: Pesticide container recycling collection, Lake Co. 4-H Grounds, 9 a.m.
Aug. 23, Arlington, Wis.: Midwest Soil Improvement symposium: Using Gypsum, University of Wisconsin Arlington Ag Research Station; http://www.gypsoil.com/symposium.
Aug. 23, Flandreau: Pesticide container recycling collection, Moody Co. Hwy. Dept., 1:30 p.m.
Aug. 23, Omaha, Neb.: Feeding Quality Forum, 9:30 a.m.
Aug. 23-24, Hettinger, N.D.: NDSU sheep scanning certification school, Hettinger Research Extension Center.
Aug. 23-25, Nashua, Iowa: Iowa Drainage School, Borlaug Learning Center on Northeast Research & Demonstration Farm.
Aug. 24, Renner: Pesticide container recycling collection, Renner Fire Hall, 9 a.m.
Aug. 24, Beaver Crossing, Neb.: Respect the Rotation event by Bayer Cropscience.