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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.

June

Cows on the Concourse; 8 a.m.-1 p.m., June 1, downtown Madison. For more information visit http://www.danecountydairy.com/cows-on-the-concourse-2/2015/

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.

Cheese grading short course; June 4-6, Babcock Hall, Room 205. Cost $850. Register online at https://uwccs.eventsair.com/cgjune19/reg/Site/Register.

Great Lakes Belted Galloway Association field days; June 8, Mauston. Tour Wisconsin River Meats, Mauston, and Tommy Thompson/Schultz farm, Elroy. For more info contact kathikowski@gmail.com or go to greatlakesbeltie.com.

Indianhead Sheep and Goat Breeders Association (ISGBA) Small Ruminant Parasite clinic; 1-4 p.m., June 8, Bloomer High School, Bloomer. Space is limited. Registration required. ISGBA member cost $20, non member cost $25. To register, go to www.indianheadsheepandgoat.org/parasiteclinic

Farm to Feast; 3-7 p.m., June 9, Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, W11555 Torpy Rd., Waterloo. Price $150 per person. Tickets can be purchased at https://madisonmagazineexperience.com/farm-to-feast/

Promote Soil Health with Small Grain/Legume Rotations; 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., June 12, Mapleton Community Center, Oconomowoc. Cost $10. Register athttps://mosesorganic.org/events/organic-field-days/ or call Organic Answer Line at 888-90-MOSES.

Dairy Business Association Dairy Golf Classic; June 13, Fox Hills Resort, 250 Church St., Mishicot, WI. Cost $150/person or $600/foursome. After May 20, $175/person and $700/foursome. Non-golfers: $50/person or $75/person after May 20. Includes lunch, social hour, dinner and drawings for prizes. Register at https://www.dairyforward.com/page/DBAgolf

Dairy Day at the MOOseum, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., June 15, Hoard Historical Museum & National Dairy Shrine, 401 Whitewater Ave - Fort Atkinson. Cow parade at 1:30 p.m.

Taylor County Youth Tractor and Farm Machinery Safety training; 8 a.m.-2 p.m., June 17-20, Gilman High School, 325 N 5th Ave, Gilman. certification is for youth ages 12-15, and youth must be at least 12 years of age on June 17 to attend. Cost $30 per participant. Registration form and activity waiver are available at the Extension office or on the Extension website (taylor.extension.wisc.edu) or at the Gilman, Medford, and Rib Lake High Schools. Registration form with payment (checks payable to UW-Extension) and signed activity waiver are due June 13, 2019. Mail to Extension Taylor County, 925 Donald Street, Room 103, Medford, WI 54451.

Holstein Foundation Young Dairy Leaders Institute; June 28, Appleton. Alumni registration fee is $150. All other guests $250. That fee includes all events on Friday. An "evening only" ticket for $50 includes dinner and entertainment at the Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center. Registration at www.2019holsteinconventionwi.com/register

From Grain to Plate-Small Grains Field Day; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., June 30, Meadowlark Organic Farm, Ridgeway, WI. Register at https://mosesorganic.org/events/organic-field-days/ or call Organic Answer Line at 888-90-MOSES.

July

Women Caring for the Land; 4-8 p.m., July 8, Pape Family pastures, W5420 Leslie Rd., Peshtigo. Potluck, bring a dish to pass. RSVP at wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events or 715-723-5561.

Women Caring for the Land; 4-8 p.m., July 10, Perennial Farms, LLC, N3804 County Road E, Waldo. Potluck, bring a dish to pass. RSVP at wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events or 715-723-5561.

Grow Row Crops for Distilling; 1-4:30 p.m., July 10, McHugh Farms, Onalaska. Register at https://mosesorganic.org/events/organic-field-days/ or call Organic Answer Line at 888-90-MOSES.

Women Caring for the Land; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., July 15, EB Ranch, N13346 490th St., Ridgeland. Potluck, bring a dish to pass. RSVP at wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events or 715-723-5561.

Women Caring for the Land; 9 a.m.-2 p.m., July 16, North Wind Organic Farm, 86760 Valley Rd, Bayfield. Potluck, bring a dish to pass. RSVP at wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events or 715-723-5561.

Dairy Experience Forum; July 16-18, Saint Paul RiverCentre, St. Paul, MN. Cost $99 for dairy farmers, $199 for industry, kids 12 and under free. To see the full agenda and register, visit DairyExperienceForum.com.

Wine with the Alpacas; 10 - 4 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.

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, July 23-25, Walter Grain Farms, W5340 French Road, Johnson Creek. For more information visit http://www.wifarmtechnologydays.com/jefferson/

August

In Her Boots: Success Strategies from the Soil Sisters; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 2, Riemer Family Farm, Brodhead. Cost $25. Register at mosesorganic.org/organic-field-days or call Organic Answer Line at 888-90-MOSES.

Soil Sisters weekend; Aug. 2-4, Southern Wisconsin (Monroe, New Glarus, Blanchardville, Brodhead. Register at mosesorganic.org/organic-field-days or call Organic Answer Line at 888-90-MOSES.

Governor’s Blue Ribbon Meat Products auction; 7 p.m., Aug. 6, Wisconsin State Fair, West Allis.

Women Caring for the Land; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 8, Fenn’s Folly, 12041 Severson Rd., Ferryville. Potluck, bring a dish to pass. RSVP at wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events or 715-723-5561.

September

Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day; Sept. 18, Gwenyn Hill Organic Farm, Waukesha. Register at mosesorganic.org/organic-field-days or call Organic Answer Line at 888-90-MOSES.

Women Caring for the Land; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 19, Green Leaf Fireman’s Park, 1588 Fair Rd., Green Leaf. Potluck, bring a dish to pass. RSVP at wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events or 715-723-5561.

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.

October

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.

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