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Events Calendar

Wisconsin State Farmer
Calendar of events

Meetings and events listed in the Calendar may require preregistration and/or fees.

April 2017

Midwest Horse Fair, April 21, 22 & 23, Alliant Energy Center. Madison. Visit:

PDPW Youth Leadership Derby, begins at 10 a.m. April 22 at Colby High School, 703 N. 2nd St., Colby. For more info visit

Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, 10 a.m., April 22, Sentry Theater, Sentry Insurance Headquarters, 1800 North Point Drive, Stevens Point. $25. For more info visit

AWA Breakfast on the Farm, 8 a.m. to noon April 30, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Stock Pavilion, 1675 Linden Dr., Madison, Wisconsin. Visit for more information.

UW-Madison Dairy Dash, begins at 9 a.m. April 30, at the Lakeshore Path, lot 60, Willow Dr., Madison. Registration is $15 per individual, $10 per team. Visit for more information.

May 2017

Scoops of Thanks, May 4, Culver's honors farmers from throughout the U.S.

Wisconsin Meat Industry Hall of Fame recognition ceremony, May 4 at the Sheraton Madison Hotel

UWEX Farm Managment Seminar, May 5, Liberty Hall, Kimberly. Cost is $40 per person. Registrations should be sent to Waupaca County UWEX Office, 811 Hardin St., Waupaca, WI 54981 by April 28.

19th annual WI Jersey Spring Spectacular, 9 a.m. May 5 - 6, Vernon County Fairgrounds, Viroqua, WI. For more info email Karla at

Little International Horse Show, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 6, Alliant Energy Center, Madison.

Alice in Dairyland Candidate Discussion Dinner,  5 p.m. May 12, Green Bay Botanical Garden, Green Bay. $15.

North Central WI Cattlemen's Association Beef Preview Show, May 13, Brecke Rodeo Arena, 939 Highway 64, Medford, WI.

Banquet and Selection of the 70th Alice in Dairyland, May 13, 5 p.m. social hour, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. program and dessert social, $30, Lambeau Field. Program only $15.

Foundations of Food Exporting Seminar, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. May 20, DJ Bordini Center, Fox Valley Technical College, 5 N. Systems Dr., Appleton. $50 per person. Registration deadline is April 18. For more info visit

Cow Camp, May 20 - 21, Sugar Creek Camp, Ferryville. Contact: WHA, 800-223-4269.

Specialty Crop Field Days, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 24, Blue Vista Farms and Erickson's Orchard. The second day of the event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Seven Ponds Winery and Rocky Acres Farm, Bayfield, WI.

June 2017

88th WI State FFA Convention, June 12-15, Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center, Madison.

Waupaca County Master Gardener Garden Walk and Art Stroll, June 24, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. $10. For more information go to the Waupaca County UW-Extension Master Gardeners website at

July 2017

Kickin' it with Cows Run/Walk, July 8, downtown DePere

Wisconsin Championship Show, July 10 -1 1, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. Contact: WHA: 800-223-4269.

2017 Farm Technology Days Kewaunee County, July 11-13, Ebert Enterprises, N6939 County Highway D, Algoma.

2017 Farm Technology Days Picnic, July 12, Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, Kewaunee.

County Calendar

MARATHON: Apple Grafting Workshop, April 22, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., 212 River Drive, Room 5, Wausau. Contact the office with questions, 715-261-1230.