Events calendar: April 20, 2018

Wisconsin State Farmer

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.


Wisconsin Quarter Horse Association Midwest Horse Fair; April 20-22, Madison. For more information visit

Kinni Watershed Partnership community forum; 5-8 p.m., April 24, Junior's Restaurant and Tap House, 414 W. Main St., River Falls. Free. Open to public. For more information, email Veronica Justen, associate professor of crop science at UW-River Falls, at

Antique Tractor Pull & Auction; 10 a.m., April 28, Badgerland Park, N1086 Road L, Watertown. Tractor pull open to all - $20 hook up fee. Consign auction $25 per entry, zero commission charge. For more information visit or call 920-261-6820.

Sheboygan County UW-Extension Tractor and Farm Safety Camp; 5 p.m., April 27-29, Camp TaPaWingo, Mischicot. Call 920-459-5900 for more information. 

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


UW-Extension Farm Management Seminar; May 4, Registration deadline April 28. Held at Liberty Hall, Kimberly. Cost - $40 per person. Registrations should be sent to the Waupaca County UWEX Office, 811 Hardin Street, Waupaca, WI 54981. For more info call 715-258-6231.

Wisconsin Maple Syrup Producers Association annual meeting; 10 a.m., May 5, Hotel Marshfield, Marshfield.

Growing peppers; 6-7:15 p.m., May 7, 212 River Drive, Room 5, Wausau. Contact Marathon County UW-Extension office at 715-261-1230 or for more information. 

Dairy Margin Protection Program informational meeting; May 10; 10 - 11:30 a.m. at the Jackson Electric Coop N6868 County Road F, Black River Falls, and 1 - 2:30 p.m. at the Centerville Curling Club, W24854 Hwy 54, Galesville. Free. Registration recommended for meeting materials. Contact UW-Extension in Jackson County at 715-284-4257 or Trempealeau County at 715-538-2311 ext. 376. 

UW-Madison Dairy Science Golf Outing, May 16, University Ridge Golf Course, Madison. open to the public. Registration fee of $135 per golfer. The registration fee after April 20 will be $150.

Cattle Drive 5K and 10K; May 20. Registration $20, same-day registration $25. To register visit


Alpaca Odyssey and Farm Festival; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., June 3, LondonDairy Alpacas, 6827 State Hwy. 147, Two Rivers. Admission is a non perishable food item or monetary donation for food pantry. For more info visit

Alpaca Basics clinic; June 9, LondonDairy Alpaca Ranch, 6827 Hwy. 147, Two Rivers.  Space is limited $40/Single - $60/couple. Call 920-793-4165 or email at to register. For more info visit

Wisconsin FFA Convention; June 11-14, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. For more info visit

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 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 612-578-1528.


Wine with the Alpacas; 4 - 7 p.m., July 21, LondonDairy Alpacas, 6827 Hwy. 147, Two Rivers. Limited tickets - $20 in advance, $25 five days prior. Visit for more info. 

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


Wisconsin Farm to Table; 5 p.m., Aug. 4, Darlington Ridge Farms, LLC, 24425 St. Peters Rd., Darlington. Event is limited to the first 100 guests. To secure dinner tickets and for more information, visit, call event contact, Kari Kuehl, at (262) 203-4016, or email 

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.


Wine with the Alpacas; 4 - 7 p.m., Sept. 22, LondonDairy Alpacas, 6827 Hwy. 147, Two Rivers. Limited tickets - $20 in advance, $25 five days prior. Visit for more info.