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Harlem Seed Show will celebrate its platinum jubilee this coming March 14-16


January 23, 2019

Elsie Bertelsen, of Harlem, was on the original seed show committee that planned the first Montana Seed Show in 1948. She was a junior in high school and was asked by the county extension agent to serve on the 13 member organizing group. The coming show set for March 14-16 will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the only surviving seed show in Montana.

Reporter's note: The Harlem Seed Show committee, the group that plans and stages the annual seed show, is hard at work putting the finishing touches on the upcoming three-day event. This year's show is set for Friday through Saturday, March 14-16, and will salute the seed show's 70th anniversary.

It seemed proper to recognize this ag-related happening at such a significant milestone. Ron Larson was a long-time seed judge at the Harlem show and served many years as the Manager of the Montana Seed Growers Association, an industry trade group that advocates for seed growers in the state. Durin...

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