The North Dakota State Dairy Show has been rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 6, during the Morton County Fair in New Salem because of flooding in Minot.

The show is open to all purebred breeders of any major dairy cattle breed.

Exhibitors must preregister with J.W. Schroeder, North Dakota State University Extension Service dairy specialist and show manager. Exhibitors also must request stall space from the Morton County Fair dairy department. Call Anita Hoger at (701) 843-7205 to reserve stalls or for information about gate passes.

Entry forms are available on the NDSU dairy website at http://www.ag.ndsu.nodak.edu/aginfo/dairy/index.htm or from Schroeder. Contact him at (701) 231-7663 or by e-mail at jw.schroeder@ndsu.edu.

Send completed entry forms no later than Monday, July 18, to Schroeder at NDSU Animal Sciences, Dept. 7630, P.O. Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050.

To qualify for the show, animals must be registered with their respective breed associations or their owners must verify their breed registry eligibility.

Animals should arrive the day before the contest, which starts on 9 a.m. on Aug.

6, and must remain on the grounds until 3 p.m. the following day.

The North Dakota State Dairy Show has been the showcase of the state's purebred dairy industry for 65 years. This includes the nation's longest-running state dairy princess contest. The 65th crown went to Rachael Rott of Anamoose. The dairy princess spends a year representing the dairy industry at a variety of events throughout the state.