Events calendar: May 11, 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.


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.

Marketing livestock seminar; May 18-19, University of Wisconsin-River Falls Mann Valley Farm. Cost $75 per person. Registration is required before May 10 by going online to pay with a credit card at  Questions may be directed to 715-425-3581.

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

WCMA Golf and Trap Shoot Outing registration opens; 9 a.m., May 22. Golf outing, July 18, four central Wisconsin courses, Trapshooting held July 18 at Wisconsin Trapshooting Association Homeground Facility - open to 50 shooters. More details can also be found at

Coulee Graziers May pasture walk; 1 p.m., May 24, farm of James and Terri Jo Litscher, W450 Buehler Valley Rd., Fountain City. For more information contact the Extension office (715) 284-4257 or Steve Kling, Coulee Graziers network (715) 662-5053.

Stateline Farm Crawl; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., May 26, Alden Hills Organic Farms, N237 Alden Rd., Walworth; Highfield Farm Creamery, W4848 Stateline Road, Walworth; Middlebury Farms, 10107 Alden Rd., Harvard, IL; Tiny Tempest Farm, W4355 Mohawk Road, Lake Geneva.

Ag Appreciation Day;  10 a.m.-2 p.m., May 26, Stonefield, 12195 County Highway VV, Cassville. Adults $10, children (5-17) $6, students and senior citizens $9. 


Ride to Farm; 8:30 a.m., June 2, Goodland Park, 2862 Waubesa Ave. Madison. Each rider must raise at least $75. For more information about Ride to Farm, contact Nadia Alber at or (608) 265-6437, or 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

Crave Brothers Farm Green Energy Showcase; 10 a.m., June 13, W11550 Torpy Rd., Waterloo. RSVP by June 4 to 920-478-4887 or

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.

Vita Plus Calf Summit; June 19-21, Green Bay. Conference registration fee: $125. Register by June 1 at

Potato Virus Detection workshop; 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., July 26; University of Wisconsin Langlade Agricultural Research Station, Langlade County Airport, N3689 Langlade Road, Antigo. To register visit  For more information email

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.