Events calendar: August 2, 2019
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.
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.
Easter Seals Farm Program Neighbor to Neighbor meeting; 10:30 a.m., Aug. 7, Scott Farm, 15125 County Hwy F Darlington, WI. For more info contact contact Ami Cooper, Easter Seals Rural Rehabilitation Specialist, at 608-225-1867 or email email@example.com.
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.
Lafayette Ag Stewardship Alliance field day; 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Aug. 15, UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm. Register by Aug. 12 at lafayetteagstewardship.org. Free. For more info go to lafayetteagstewardship.org
Graze River Country Pasture Walk; 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Aug. 19, Midtlings' Townside Jerseys, 2891 Hwy. 12, Wilson. Lane improvements & organic dairy. RSVP to Kevin Mahalko at 715-314-0338.
Managing & Pricing Late Planted Corn for Silage & Forage Feeding Strategies Program; Aug. 22, 6 p.m., Double Dutch Dairy, Cedar Grove. Call 920-459-5900 for more information.
Graze River Country Pasture Walk; 1 p.m., Aug. 27 Berglane Farm, Sam & Brittany Olson, 1814 3rd Ave., Chetek. Dairy transitioning to grazing. RSVP to Kevin Mahalko at 715-314-0338.
Certificate in Dairy Processing training program; Sept. 4-Nov. 27, Babcock Hall in Madison. For more information or to register: https://www.cdr.wisc.edu/shortcourses/cdp_9_19.
Wisconsin Ag Open; 10:30 a.m., Sept. 10, The Oaks Golf Course in Cottage Grove. Registration is $125 and includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, box lunch, appetizers and entry into a door prize drawing. Field is limited to 144 golfers. To sign up visit www.bit.ly/2019agopen , by Aug. 10.
Cultured Dairy Products Short Course; Sept. 10-11, UW-Madison Babcock Hall, Room 205, Madison. Cost $500. For more information and to register visit https://www.cdr.wisc.edu/shortcourses/cultured_prod_19.
Alsum Farms & Produce Tater Trot 5K; Sept. 14, Alsum Farms & Produce, Friesland. To register for the event online, visit: https://runsignup.com/Race/WI/Friesland/AlsumFarmsProduceTaterTrot5K. Or print a registration form that can be found at Alsum Farms & Produce website atwww.alsum.com and mail with payment to: Alsum Farms & Produce, Attn: Nikki Jedlowski, PO Box 188, Friesland, WI 53935. Register by Sept. 3 to guarantee a T-shirt.
Graze River Country Pasture Walk; 1 p.m. Sept. 14, Dale and Sherri Goss, N1799 Sawdust Rd., Bruce. Farm transition to grazing, grass-fed beef, grazing chickens and building partnerships. RSVP to Kevin Mahalko at 715-314-0338.
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.
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.