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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

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 https://wfbf.com/ under the Foundation tab.

Clark County pasture walk; 12:30 - 3 p.m., Sept. 12, Peters Starlite Farm, N12654 Sterling Ave., Greenwood. Free. Rain or shine event. Call the Clark County UW-Extension Office (715-743- 5121) or email richard.halopka@ces.uwex.edu to register. Registration not required but appreciated.

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/

Fond du Lac County Farm Bureau annual meeting; 7:30 p.m., Sept. 17, Holiday Inn, Fond du Lac. Registration starts at 7 p.m. For more information, call Becky Hibicki at 920-517-2445. 

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 https://www.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.

Ashippun Indian Summer Living History event; Oct. 5-7, Ashippun Town Hall at the corners of County Highway O and P. Free event, donations accepted. For more information contact Herb Heck at 920-474-4619 or heckdirtykettle@aol.com.

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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