Events calendar: August 9, 2019

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.


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 Free. For  more info  go to

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. 

Sheboygan County Forage Council Twilight Meeting; 6 p.m., Aug. 22,Double Dutch Dairy, the Stapel Families, W3653 Hoitink Road, Cedar Grove, WI.Registration materials on-line at Http:// or call the Sheboygan County Extension or call 920-459.5910. You may also email

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:

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 , 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

Alsum Farms & Produce Tater Trot 5K; Sept. 14,  Alsum Farms & Produce, Friesland. To register for the event online, visit: Or print a registration form that can be found at Alsum Farms & Produce website 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 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 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.