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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.

September

Waupun Super Pull; Sept. 1, antique pull at 11 a.m., farm tractor and truck pull at 7 p.m., Waupun Community Center, Spring St. Waupun. For more information call Jim Hull 920-539-0055 or Dave Vande Zande 920-960-7878.

Corn Silage Dry Down Days; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept. 5, Adell Coop, Adell.

Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo; Sept. 7 - 8, UW-River Falls Campus Farm, 1475 S. Wasson Lane, River Falls. Shows on Friday evening at 7 p.m. and two performances on Saturday at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets prices are $14 for adults, $12 for UWRF students, and $10 for children 5-12. Children age 4 and under are free. Tickets are available at the gate or online at https://www.uwrf.edu/ANFS/FalconFrontierDaysRodeo.cfm.

Wisconsin Ag Open; 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sept. 10, Christmas Mountain Village in Wisconsin Dells. Registration is $125 and includes 18 holes of golf with cart, box lunch, appetizers, contests and door prizes and is limited to 144 golfers. For more information contact Darlene Arneson at darneson@wfbf.com, 608.828.5644, or download a form from the www.wfbf.com under the Foundation tab.

Corn Silage Dry Down Days; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept. 12, Country Visions Coop, Plymouth. 

Central Wisconsin Horse Sale; Sept. 12-15, Clark County Fairgrounds, Neillsville, WI. Largest horse-drawn machinery sale in the Midwest. For more info email horsestoneillsville@yahoo.com or visit http://www.centralwihorsesales.com/

Emerald Lane Angus Beef Fest; 10 a.m. - 11 p.m., Sept. 15, R568 Emerald Lane, Edgar. Free event. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/579218659119248/

Corn Silage Dry Down Days; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept. 19, Adell Coop, Adell.

Horse Pasture Walk; 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Sept. 22, Erin Osero family, Happy Hollow Stables, 1614 County Road D, Turtle Lake. For more information, contact Randy Gilbertson 715-520-2112 or Lynn Johnson 715-268-8778 at NW Graziers, or UWEX Ag Agent, Kevin Schoessow at Spooner 715-635-3506

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 londondairyalpacas.com/wine-gala for more info. 

Corn Silage Dry Down Days; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept. 26, Country Visions Coop, Plymouth. 

Beef Silvopasture Walk; 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Sept. 29, Jansen farm, 196A 183rd Ave. Turtle Lake. For more information, contact Randy Gilbertson 715-520-2112 or Lynn Johnson 715-268-8778 at NW Graziers, or UWEX Ag Agent, Kevin Schoessow at Spooner 715-635-3506

October

World Dairy Expo, Oct. 2-6, Alliant Energy Center, Madison.

Entering the Dairy Industry; How do young people get started dairying seminar; 1 p.m., Oct. 2, World Dairy Expo, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. Speaker: Gary Sipiorski, Dairy Development Manager, Vita Plus

World Dairy Expo Dairy Forage seminar; 10 a.m., Oct. 3. Strategies to Reduce Feed Costs on the Dairy. Alliant Energy Center east end. 

Large-scale Robots: It is worth the hype seminar; 11 a.m., Oct. 3, World Dairy Expo, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. Speaker: Brian Houin, Owner, Homestead Dairy, LLC.

Will the Farm Bill Hurt or Help?; 1 p.m., Oct. 3, World Dairy Expo, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. Speaker: Dr. Mark Stephenson, Director of Dairy Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

World Dairy Expo Dairy Forage seminar; 1:30 p.m., Oct. 3. Dairy Nutrition Research Update. Alliant Energy Center east end.

World Dairy Expo Dairy Forage seminar; 10 a.m., Oct. 4. On-farm Feed and Forage Management for a 44,000-Pound Herd. Alliant Energy Center east end.

Are You Raising the Right Number of Heifers? seminar; 11 a.m., Oct. 4, World Dairy Expo, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. Speaker: Jason Karszes, Senior Extension Associate, PRO-DAIRY at Cornell University.

KPIs: Your Yardstick to Improve What Matters on Your Operation seminar; 1 p.m., Oct. 4, World Dairy Expo, Alliant Energy Center. Speakers: Dr. Tom Fuhrmann, Consultant, DairyWorks Management System, Terry Battcher, Consultant, DairyWorks Management System.

World Dairy Expo Dairy Forage seminar; 1:30 p.m., Oct. 4. Corn Silage for Dairy: Past, Present and a Look to the Future. Alliant Energy Center east end.

World Dairy Expo Dairy Forage seminar; 10 a.m., Oct. 5. New Insights on Alfalfa-Grass Mixtures for Dairy  Alliant Energy Center east end.

Improved Genomic Selection for Health and Other Traits seminar; 11 a.m., Oct. 5, World Dairy Expo, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. Speaker: Dr. Paul VanRaden, Research Geneticist, USDA-AGIL.

View from the top: How corporate restaurant and food retail sourcing policies are being developed and the implications to the farmer; 1 p.m., Oct. 5, World Dairy Expo, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. 

World Dairy Expo Dairy Forage seminar; 1:30 p.m., Oct. 5. Corn Silage Mycotoxins. Alliant Energy Center east end.

World Dairy Expo Dairy Forage seminar; 10:30 a.m., Oct. 6. Seeing the Total Financial Picture of the Dairy Puzzle, of Which Forage is One of the Pieces. Alliant Energy Center east end.

Learning from the Future – Dairying in 2068 seminar; 11 a.m., Oct. 6, World Dairy Expo, Alliant Energy Center, Madison; Speakers: Dr. Jack H. Britt, Senior Consultant, Jack H. Britt Consulting.

Berlin Area Antique Tractor Show; Oct. 6-7, Riverside Park, 217 W. Cumberland St., Berlin. Free admission.  Email baaeclub@gmail.com for more information or visit https://tinyurl.com/yc9x2muo. 

Tater Trot 5K Run/Walk; 10 a.m., Oct. 27, at Alsum Farms & Produce, N9083 County Highway EF, Friesland. To register for the event online, visit: https://tinyurl.com/yb8er8rk. Or print a registration form that can be found at www.alsum.com and mail with payment to: Alsum Farms & Produce, Attn: Nikki Jedlowski, PO Box 188, Friesland, WI 53935.

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