Please check back often as the schedule is updated and changes often. Last update 3/11/2018 5:24 pm

Thursday March 15th All Items on this list are subject to change, along with additions. Please check for final, and a complete detail schedule on the web and at the show. Thank you! See y’all Soon! Fourstatesagexpo.com
EVENT LOCATION
9 -5 pm Random Chicken Chasing Main Pavilion
9 am – 5 pm Gates open & Vendors Open Montezuma County Fairgrounds
9 am – 5 pm Stock Dogs: sheep trial, a geese trial, Farm Dog certification and Trick Dog introduction Stock Dog Arena
9 am – pm Roping dummies set up Grounds
9 am – 5 pm C.A.L.F Children’s Ag Learning Facility C.A.L.F Barn
9 am – 10:30 am Ted Holland- Desensitizing Horses Through Mounted Police Methods Equestrian Arena
9 am – 1 pm Private Pesticide Applicator License Renewal with Thia Walker Classroom A
9 am – 10 am Tyler Willbanks: INTRODUCTION – lecture
• What we grow, how we grow it and why it works well for us and the structure for our farm
Ag Summit Room
10:00 AM Four Corners Antique parade of Power Grounds
10:30 AM Pedal Tractor Pull-Classes 3 & 4 year olds & 5,6 & 7 year olds Stotz Equipment Booths #58-#61
10 am – noon Jimmy Brown: Preparing the horse to gait. Main Arena
10:30 am – 1:15 pm Ag-Ceptional Rodeo Equestrian Arena
11 am – 1pm Linda Carter Pioneer Jubilee Main Building Stage
11:30 am -noon Farm Safe USA presents an Easy to Use Tool to Create your Produce Safety Plan Ag Summit Room
1:00 PM Cathy Sumeracki stock dog demo Main Arena
1 pm -2 pm Kathy Curry – Pantry Basics: Storing what you grow Ag Summit Room
1pm Tyler Willbanks: • Fundamentals of work horses
* Breeds & * Harness (types and fit)
Grounds
1:30 pm – 3:15 pm Mike Major: Horsemen ship- Softening your horse Equestrian Arena
2 pm – 3 pm Kathy Curry – Cold Frames. Build simple effective frame to maintain growing Ag Summit Room
2:30 PM Pedal Tractor Pull-Classes 3 & 4 year olds & 5,6 & 7 year olds Stotz Equipment Booths #58-#61
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm Donnie Johnson Main Building Stage
3:00 PM Four Corners Antique parade of Power Grounds
3 pm – 4 pm Mark Baker Main Building Stage
3:00 PM Mutton Busting 8 and under 10 kids for today Main Arena
3:30 pm – 5 pm Jimmy Brown: working with two horses on gaits. Equestrian Arena
4 pm – 5pm Commissioner Don Brown: Speaking on Colorado and Federal Agriculture issues Q&A. Ag Summit Room
Friday March 16th All Items on this list are subject to change, along with additions. Please check for final, and a complete detail schedule on the web and at the show. Thank you! See y’all Soon! Fourstatesagexpo.com ALL AG SUMMIT ROOM CLASSES WILL BE HEALD UPSTAIRS IN THE CLASSROOMS. FRIDAY ONLY!!! This move is to accommodate FFA & 4-H KIDS
Event Location
9 am – 6 pm Gates open & Vendors Open Montezuma County Fairgrounds
9 -5 pm Random Chicken Chasing Main Pavilion
9 am – 6 pm C.A.L.F Children’s Ag Learning Facility C.A.L.F Barn
9 am – 6 pm Roping dummies set up Grounds
9 am – 5 pm Stock Dogs: sheep trial, a geese trial, Farm Dog certification and Trick Dog introduction Stock Dog Arena
9 am -6 pm 4-H & FFA Livestock Judging Contest Event Show Ring
9 am – 6 pm 4-H/FFA Livestock Judging- Lunch and Reasons & Awards! AG Summit Room
9 am – noon Ag Junkyard Wars Grounds
9 am – 11:30 am 4-H & FFA Horse Judging Contest Warm Up Pen
9 am – 10:30 am    Ryan D. Rhoades, Ph.D.                                                         Understanding and Utilizing EPD’s to Make Genetic Change (Presented by: Beth Krehbiel- Ph.D. Candidate CSU Beef Management Systems)
o   Will include discussion around environmental constraints (i.e. fit cows to resource base).
Classroom A
9 am – 10:15 am Jimmy Brown: Myths about gaited horses, And ground work, which can include any breed. Equestrian Arena
9 am – 10 am Tyler Wilbanks: MARKETING – lecture
• Tricks of buying and selling to make a profit. This is a farm, but it needs to be ran like a Wall Street stock brokering business in order to succeed.
Classroom B
10:00 AM Four Corners Antique parade of Power Grounds
10 am – 10:30 am Sam Noble Main Building Stage
10:30 AM Pedal Tractor Pull-Classes 3 & 4 year olds & 5,6 & 7 year olds Stozs Equipment Booths #58-#61
10:30 am – noon Mike Major: Reining Equestrian Arena
10:45 am -11:45 am Lynne Lewis Main Building Stage
11-12:30 Ryan D. Rhoades, Ph.D.                                                                                       A Systems Approach to Ranching: Finding Leverage to Mitigate Drought (Presented by: Ryan Rhoades- CSU Assistant Professor/Beef Extension Specialist)
o   Will include discussion around incorporating stockers, a small feeding operation, and alternative income source.
Classroom A
Noon Four Corners Antique parade of Power Grounds
Noon -1 pm Donnie Johnson Main Building Stage
12:15 pm -1:30 pm Ted Holland- Desensitizing Horses Through Mounted Police Methods Equestrian Arena
1 pm – 5pm Tyler Willbanks: • Fundamentals of work horses
o How to safely use work horses
o Equipment – types and uses
Grounds
1 pm – 5pm Beef Quality Assurance Classroom A & Grounds
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Mark Baker Main Building Stage
1:45 pm – 3 pm Jimmy Brown: working with gaited horses on recognizing gaits. Equestrian Arena
2:30 PM Pedal Tractor Pull-Classes 3 & 4 year olds & 5,6 & 7 year olds Stotz Equipment Booths #58-#61
2:30 PM Cathy Sumeracki stock dog demo Main Arena
3:00 PM Four Corners Antique parade of Power Grounds
3 pm – 3:30 pm Farm Safe USA presents an Easy to Use Tool to Create your Produce Safety Plan Classroom B
3:30 PM Mutton Busting 8 and under 10 kids for today Main Arena
3:15 pm – 4:30 pm Mike Major: principles of Reining Equestrian Arena
4 pm – 6 pm Farmers for America: “The Four Corners Farmers and Ranchers Coalition presents “Farmers for America”. At the center of the film are the farmers, young and old, who provide the spirit and energy to bring urban and rural America together over what both share in common: our food. These farmers reflect nothing less than the face of America. With the average age of today’s farmer at 60, and rural America losing population as the cost of land and equipment soars, this film reveals the people waiting to take their place, the practices they’re championing and the obstacles they must overcome. “ Classroom B
4:45 pm – 6 pm Ted Holland- Desensitizing Horses Through Mounted Police Methods Equestrian Arena
5 pm – 6 pm Ice Cream Eating Contest Main Building Stage
Saturday March 17th All Items on this list are subject to change, along with additions. Please check for final, and a complete detail schedule on the web and at the show. Thank you! See y’all Soon! Fourstatesagexpo.com
EVENT LOCATION
9 am -5 pm Random Chicken Chasing Main Pavilion
7 -9 am Cheek in For beef show Show Ring
8:30 am -5 pm Montezuma County 4-H Hoof Beats Ag-Expo Open Horse Show. Main Arena
9 am – until finished Beef Show. This is Strictly a” BLOW ‘N GO” show! Show Ring
9 am – 5 pm Gates open & Vendors Open Montezuma County Fairgrounds
9 am – 5 pm C.A.L.F Children’s Ag Learning Facility C.A.L.F Barn
9 am – pm Roping dummies set up Grounds
9 am – 5 pm Stock Dogs: sheep trial, a geese trial, Farm Dog certification and Trick Dog introduction Stock Dog Arena
8:30 am -5 pm Montezuma County 4-H Hoof Beats Ag-Expo Open Horse Show. Main Arena
9 am – 10:10 am Ted Holland- Desensitizing Horses Through Mounted Police Methods Equestrian Arena
9:15-9:45 Farm Safe USA presents an Easy to Use Tool to Create your Produce Safety Plan Ag Summit Room
9:30 AM Four Corners Antique parade of Power Grounds
9:30 am – 3 pm KIDS EVENT: Branding Aspen Cross Cuts Grounds Booth # 716
10:00 AM Tyler Willbanks: WORK HORSES – Live demonstration of use
• Work horse vs. Tractor – pros and cons; draft power vs. engine power
• How to use the draft horse:
* Equipment adjusting for usage
* Logging
Grounds
10 am – 11 am Cathy Curry: Drying Food- Don’t let any of your food go to waste! Ag Summit Room
10 am – 11 am Lind Carter and Friends Main Building Stage
10:20 am – 11:30 am Jimmy Brown: Working on obstacles Equestrian Arena
11:15 am – 1:15 pm Water Law 101 Ag Summit Room
11:15 am – 12:15 pm Wanda Martin Main Building Stage
11:30 AM Cathy Sumeracki stock dog demo Round pen, south of grandstands
11:40 am -12:50 pm Mike Major: Starting your horse on Cattle Equestrian Arena
12:30 pm -2 pm Donnie Johnson Main Building Stage
Noon Four Corners Antique parade of Power Grounds
1 pm – 2:10 pm Jimmy Brown: Working on obstacles Equestrian Arena
1:30 PM – 3 PM Key Note Speaker Bill Bullard with R-Calf USA: The State of the US Cattle Industry Ag Summit Room
2:00 PM Tyler Willbanks: WORK HORSES – Live demonstration of use
• Work horse vs. Tractor – pros and cons; draft power vs. engine power
• How to use the draft horse:
* Equipment adjusting for usage
* Logging
Grounds
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Lynne Lewis Main Building Stage
2:20 pm – 3:40 pm Mike Major: Tracking Cattle perfecting your technique Equestrian Arena
2:30 PM FINALS!! Pedal Tractor Pull-Classes 3 & 4 year olds & 5,6 & 7 year olds Stotz Equipment Booths #58-#61
3:00 PM Four Corners Antique parade of Power Grounds
3:30 PM Mutton Busting 8 and under 10 kids for today Main Arena
3:30 pm – 5 pm Four Corners Community Band Main Building Stage
3:50 pm – 5 pm Ted Holland- Desensitizing Horses Through Mounted Police Methods Equestrian Arena