Events calendar: November 23, 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.


Planning Your Farm's Future, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Nov. 30, Doxbee's, N6744 County Road C, Seymour. Registration fee, $40 per person, deadline is Nov. 20. Call UW-Extension at 920-832-5124 to register or for more info.


Wisconsin Farm Bureau Industrial Hemp workshop; 2-4 p.m., Dec. 2, Kalahari Resorts, Wisconsin Dells. Cost $100 for nonmembers, $45 for members not attending annual conference.  Online pre registration and payment are required at

Produce Safety Training; 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Dec. 7, Thorp Fire Hall. Pre-registration required by Dec. 3.  Register at or contact your local UW-Extension Office for paper registration. There needs to be a minimum of 15 people registered to hold this training. Cost to attend the PSA Wisconsin Grower Training Course is $65. 

Sixth Annual Perennial Farm Gathering; Dec. 7-8, Lussier Family Heritage Center, 3101 Lake Farm Rd, Madison. Nov. 21 registration deadline. Cost $95 for both days, $70 for Dec. 7, $65 for Dec. 8. Visit for more info and to register. 

New Farmer U, Dec. 8-10, Streator Baptist Camp, Streator, IL. Cost $125, includes workshops, lodging and meals. More information can be found at or by calling 715-778-5775.

Center for Dairy Research membrane concentrated milk short course; Dec. 11-13, Babock Hall, Madison. For more information or to register, visit

Heart of the Farm - Women in Agriculture meeting; 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., Dec. 13, L.E.C. Conference Center located adjacent to the Oconto County Law Enforcement Center and Courthouse. Cost $20 per person. Registration deadline Dec. 6. To register, contact Oconto County UW-Extension at 920-834-6845. Mail-in registration form can be found at

7th Annual UW Discovery Farms Conference; 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m., Dec. 12, Glacier Canyon Conference Center, Wisconsin Dells. Registration is $60 or $50 if you are a member of a sponsoring organization. For more information and to register visit

January 2019

Youth Farm Tractor and Equipment Operations Safety Training; 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., Jan. 12, 19, 26, Dodge County Administrative Building Auditorium, 127 East Oak Street, Juneau. Pre-registration required, space limited. Cost $35 before Jan. 4, $10 late fee after.

Wisconsin Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Conference, Jan. 21 - 23, Kalahari Resort & Conference Center, Wisconsin Dells, WI.


Wisconsin Process Cheese Short Course; Feb. 19-21, Babcock Hall, Madison, For more information or to register visit


Dairy Calf and Heifer Association 2018 conference, April 10-12, Milwaukee. Call (800) 729-7244 and ask for the DCHA room block to book your room. Or book online at under the “Conference” tab.


Alpaca Odyssey; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., June 2, celebrate birth of baby alpacas. LondonDairy Alpacas, 6827 Highway 147, Two Rivers. Admission: a non-perishable food item. 


Wine with the Alpacas; 104 p.m., July 20, LondonDairy Alpacas, 6827 Highway 147, Two Rivers. Advance ticket purchase required, must be at least 21. Limited to 60 tickets, call 920-793-4165 to reserve. 


Alpaca Days; Sept. 21-22 and 28-29, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. each day, LondonDairy Alpacas, 6827 Highway 147, Two Rivers. Free open house event.


Wine with the Alpacas; 1-4 p.m., Oct. 5, LondonDairy Alpacas, 6827 Highway 147, Two Rivers. Advance ticket purchase required, must be at least 21. Limited to 60 tickets, call 920-793-4165 to reserve.