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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

Goat Expo, April 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sheboygan Co. Fairgrounds, 229 Fairview Dr., Plymouth.

Midwest National Spring Holstein Show/Wisconsin Dairy Showcase, April 27 - 29, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. or 608-356-2114.

Wisconsin Spring Jersey Show, April 28, Alliant Energy Center, Madison.

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

Save our Lakes community breakfast, 7:30 to 9:15 a.m. May 3, Monona Terrace, Madison.

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 Management 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.

WI Dairy Goat Association State Show, May 20-21, LaCrosse Co. Fairgrounds, N4985 County Highway M, West Salem.

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

Badger Dairy Camp, June 8-10, UW-Madison.

WI 4-H Foundation Golf Classic, June 12, 9 a.m. Kilkarney Hills Golf Course, River Falls. 608-262-1597.

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

Youth Tractor safety training, June 20-21, Spooner Ag Research Station, Spooner. 715-635-3506.

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.

July 2017

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

WI Jersey State Show and Futurity, July 9, Alliant Energy Center, Madison.

Wisconsin Championship Show, July 10 - 11, 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.

Ag in the Classroom Summer teacher and volunteer bus tour, July 18-19, Jefferson County. Bus will depart from the Comfort Suites, 725 Paradise La., Johnson Creek at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday and 8 a.m. on Wednesday.