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NOTE: Many of the meetings and events listed in the Calendar require preregistration and/or fees. When possible, a contact telephone number or email address is provided for more information. In many cases, your local UW Extension office can provide additional information about these events.

March

WMSPA Tree Tapping; March 17, 990 7 1/2 Ave., Barron. Free event. For more information go to www.wismaple.org or contact Theresa Baroun at 920-680-9320.

Wisconsin Dairy and Beef Well-being conference; March 20-21, Tundra Lodge Conference Center, 865 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay. Registration deadline - March 9, $20 late fee if after deadline. Cost - one day $50, $75 for both days. For more info visit fyi.uwex.edu/animalhusbandryconference/.

Hands-on pruning workshop; 9 a.m. - noon, March 23, UW-Waukesha, room C101 commons building, 1500 N. University Dr., Waukesha. Registration required. Cost $45 for general public, $25 for UW-Extension master gardener volunteers. For more information, see waukeshacounty.gov/UWEX/HORT/EP/.

Dodge County Community Trivia Night; 7 p.m., March 24, Dodgeland High School, Juneau. For more information, contact the Dodge County UW-Extension office at 920-386-3790, visit the Dodge County UW-Extension website at dodge.uwex.edu/ or on Facebook.

Spring garden conference 2018; 9:30 a.m., March 24, Clark County Courthouse auditorium, 517 Court St., Neillsville. Free event hosted by Clark County Master Gardener volunteers. 

Spring Grazing conference; 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., March 29, Randolph Community center, 248 West Stroud St., Randolph, WI. Cost $20, pre-registration requested by March 22. Additional $10 late fee after March 22. Pre- register with the Columbia County UW Extension Office at 608-742-9680.

Wisconsin Public Service farm show; March 27-29, EAA Grounds, Oshkosh. For more information visit accel.wisconsinpublicservice.com/business/show.aspx.

April

Master Gardener volunteer training; 6 - 9 p.m. each Tuesday April 3 through June 19, Spooner Agricultural Research Station. Orientation session from 9 a.m. - noon, March 17. Cost is $125 or $200 for two people. Registration deadline March 2. For more information and an application, visit northcountrymgv.org/training.html or contact Kevin Schoessow at 715-635-3506, toll free 800-528-1914, or by e-mail at kevin.schoessow@ces.uwex.edu.

Farm Management workshop; 9:45 a.m. - 3 p.m., April 4, Romy's Holiday Inn, Kelly Lake. Cost $25, pre-register by March 30. To register, contact UW-Extension agent Scott Reuss at 715-732-7510 or email at scott.reuss@ces.uwex.edu or visit UW-Extension of Oconto, Marinette and Shawano counties websites.

Wisconsin Farm Bureau New Member Engagement Conference, April 5-6, 2018, Holiday Inn Convention Center, Stevens Point. Registration information, hotel accommodations and a preview of the sessions are available at wfbf.com/programsevents/event-registration.

Dairy Calf and Heifer Association 2018 conference, April 10-12, Milwaukee. Call (800) 729-7244 and ask for the DCHA room block to book your room. Or book online at calfandheifer.org under the “Conference” tab.

Weed workshop: Identifying Invasive Plants and Restoring with Natives; 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., April 14, Belmont Community Building, 222 S. Mound Ave., Belmont. RSVP by April 9 to Jeff Jackson at Jeff.Jackson@SWBadger.org.

Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame; 9 a.m., April 14, The Sentry Theater, Stevens Point. Cost is $25 per person. Reservations can be made at  http://bit.ly/WCHF2018Registration   or by calling 715-346-4992. 

Wisconsin Alpaca and Fiber Fest; April 28-29, Washington County Fair Park, West Bend. For more info visit www.wisconsinalpacafiberfest.com/.

May

Cattle Drive 5K and 10K; May 20. Registration $20, same-day registration $25. To register visit http://www.beeftips.com/nutrition.

June

Wisconsin FFA Convention; June 11-14, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. For more info visit http://www.wisconsinffa.org/.

Trees for Tomorrow Natural Resource careers workshop; June 17-22, Eagle River. Cost $200 per student. Participation limited to 30. Applications due April 14. For more info visit TreesForTomorrow.com or call Vern Gentele at 715-479-6456.

Interstate Livestock Show; June 22-23, St. Croix Falls. Show camp and dinner on Friday, 3 - 8 pm. Breeding sheep/market lamb shows on Saturday. Contact: Debbie Petzel at dspetzel@gmail.com 612-578-1528.

July

Trees for Tomorrow Forest Fest; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., July 28, Eagle River. For more information or to register visit www.treesfortomorrow.com or contact Robin Ginner at 715-479-6456 or rginner@treesfortomorrow.com

August

Dodge County Antique Power Show; Aug. 3-5, County B, west of Burnett. Cost $7 for those over the age of 12. Camping cost is $20.

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