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Plains Edition Ag Calendar for 7-16-11

July 17

• Model A’s on the Farm, York, Neb., Wessels Living History Farm, contests, music, tours, games, (402) 710-0682.

July 19

• Hunter Education Instructor Training, Gretna, Neb., Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium, 6 p.m., for apprentice volunteer bow hunter instructors, Mike Streeter, (402) 471-6134.

July 20

• North American Manure Expo, Norfolk, Neb., Northeast Community College’s Ag Complex, 7 a.m.-6 p.m., http://manureexpo.org.

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July 21

• Farm & Ranch Clinic, Lexington, Neb., Rural Response Hotline, (800) 464-0258.

• Hunter Education Instructor Training, Kearney, Neb., Game and Parks Service Center, 6 p.m., for apprentice volunteer bow hunter instructors, Mike Streeter, (402) 471-6134.

July 21-22

• Midsummer Crop Management Diagnostic, Mead, Neb., Ag Research and Development Center, 8 a.m., Keith Glewen, (800) 529-8030.

July 22

• Cowboy Night, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, horse breaking demos, ropin’ and wood branding, live music, food, games, (308) 385-5316.

July 28-30

• Nebraska’s Big Rodeo, Burwell, Neb., rodeo grounds, (308) 346-5010.

July 30

• 22nd Annual Kites & Castles, Ogallala, Neb., Lake McConaughy, contests, food, live music, (308) 287-2673.

• 17th Annual Literature Festival, Norfolk, Neb., Lifelong Learning Center, nationally-known authors, book reviews & display, autograph sessions, (402) 844-2108.

August 1

• 35th Annual Merrick County Fair Demolition Derby, Central City, Neb., fairgrounds, 8 p.m., M.L. Wells, (308) 946-2331, (308) 940-1412.

August 10

• Hunter Education Instructor Training, Valentine, Neb., Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, 6 p.m., for apprentice volunteer firearm instructors, Mike Streeter, (402) 471-6134.

August 11-13

• Sandhills Open Road Challenge, Arnold, Neb., between Arnold and Callaway, open road racing, contests, parade, car show, (308) 848-2522.

August 12-14

• Kool-Aid Days, Hastings, Neb., World’s largest Kool-Aid stand, entertainment, games, fireworks, (800) 967-2189.

August 21

• 28th Annual Vintage and Classic Wheels Car Show, Grand Island, Neb., Stolley Park, (308) 384-7106.

August 27

• Fall Festival, Hershey, Neb., antique tractor pull, parade, water fight, street dance, barbecue, (308) 368-7231.

August 26-September 5

• Nebraska State Fair, Grand Island, Neb., (308) 382-1620, http://www.statefair.org.

August 28

• Nebraska Auctioneers Assn. Bid Calling/Ringman Championship Competition, Grand Island, Neb., Nebraska State Fair, Fonner Park, Jeff Temme, (402) 843-8440 or jefftemme@yahoo.com

July 17

• Model A’s on the Farm, York, Neb., Wessels Living History Farm, contests, music, tours, games, (402) 710-0682.

July 19

• Hunter Education Instructor Training, Gretna, Neb., Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium, 6 p.m., for apprentice volunteer bow hunter instructors, Mike Streeter, (402) 471-6134.

July 20

• North American Manure Expo, Norfolk, Neb., Northeast Community College’s Ag Complex, 7 a.m.-6 p.m., http://manureexpo.org.

July 21

• Farm & Ranch Clinic, Lexington, Neb., Rural Response Hotline, (800) 464-0258.

• Hunter Education Instructor Training, Kearney, Neb., Game and Parks Service Center, 6 p.m., for apprentice volunteer bow hunter instructors, Mike Streeter, (402) 471-6134.

July 21-22

• Midsummer Crop Management Diagnostic, Mead, Neb., Ag Research and Development Center, 8 a.m., Keith Glewen, (800) 529-8030.

July 22

• Cowboy Night, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, horse breaking demos, ropin’ and wood branding, live music, food, games, (308) 385-5316.

July 28-30

• Nebraska’s Big Rodeo, Burwell, Neb., rodeo grounds, (308) 346-5010.

July 30

• 22nd Annual Kites & Castles, Ogallala, Neb., Lake McConaughy, contests, food, live music, (308) 287-2673.

• 17th Annual Literature Festival, Norfolk, Neb., Lifelong Learning Center, nationally-known authors, book reviews & display, autograph sessions, (402) 844-2108.

August 1

• 35th Annual Merrick County Fair Demolition Derby, Central City, Neb., fairgrounds, 8 p.m., M.L. Wells, (308) 946-2331, (308) 940-1412.

August 10

• Hunter Education Instructor Training, Valentine, Neb., Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, 6 p.m., for apprentice volunteer firearm instructors, Mike Streeter, (402) 471-6134.

August 11-13

• Sandhills Open Road Challenge, Arnold, Neb., between Arnold and Callaway, open road racing, contests, parade, car show, (308) 848-2522.

August 12-14

• Kool-Aid Days, Hastings, Neb., World’s largest Kool-Aid stand, entertainment, games, fireworks, (800) 967-2189.

August 21

• 28th Annual Vintage and Classic Wheels Car Show, Grand Island, Neb., Stolley Park, (308) 384-7106.

August 27

• Fall Festival, Hershey, Neb., antique tractor pull, parade, water fight, street dance, barbecue, (308) 368-7231.

August 26-September 5

• Nebraska State Fair, Grand Island, Neb., (308) 382-1620, http://www.statefair.org.

August 28

• Nebraska Auctioneers Assn. Bid Calling/Ringman Championship Competition, Grand Island, Neb., Nebraska State Fair, Fonner Park, Jeff Temme, (402) 843-8440 or jefftemme@yahoo.com