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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

Green County Cheese Days; Sept. 14-15, Courthouse Square, Monroe. For more information, visit https://www.cheesedays.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.

Specialty Crop Field Day; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 19, Greenlight Farm, 611 5 1/2 Ave, Prairie Farm. Cost $10. Registration deadline is Sept. 16. Register at https://tinyurl.com/y7xun3ue. For more information, contact Kietra Olson at Kietra.Olson@Wisconsin.gov or Angie Sullivan at Angie.Sullivan@Wisconsin.gov.

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

Retzer Nature Center Apple Harvest Festival; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 22, S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha. For details on the festival 262-896-8007, or visit www.waukeshacounty.gov/appleharvestfestival.

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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