Events Calendar

Wisconsin State Farmer
Calendar of events

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

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.

"Angie of Garfield Farm”: Facts & Fictions, 1:30 p.m. May y, Garfield Farm Museum, 3N016 Garfield Rd., Campton Hills, IL. For more info call 630 584-8485 or

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.

Dunn County Dairy Breakfast,  May 20, 7 to 11 a.m., Prestrud Dairy, N14255 190th St., Prairie Farm.

Jefferson County Dairy Breakfast, May 20, 6 to 11 a.m., Jefferson County Fair Park, 503 N. Jackson St., Jefferson. For more info visit 

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.

Milking Machine Cleaning and Sanitation Class, May 23, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Emmons Blaine Dairy Cattle Research Center, W6723 Badger La., Arlington. Visit or call 608-263-1672 for more information.

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.

Adams County Dairy Breakfast, May 27, 7 to 11 a.m., Adams-Friendship High School, 1109 E. North St., Adams. For more info visit

Green County Breakfast on the Farm, May 27, 6 to 10 a.m., Rollin’ Green Dairy Farm Inc., W425 Elmer Rd., Brooklyn. For more info visit

Regional cow-calf meeting, May 31, 5 - 9 p.m., Jayce Denhoed Farm, 22536 Paulich Rd. Frederic, $13, register May 29. Contact Otto Wiegand or Kevin Schoessow at UWEX-Spooner, 715-635-3506, or Randy Gilbertson at NW Graziers, 715-520-2112, or Lynn Johnson at NW Graziers, 715-268-8778.

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.

Iowa Swine Day 2017,  June 29, 7:30 a.m., Scheman Building, Iowa State University, 1805 Center Dr., Ames, IA. For more info contact John Patience at

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. 

Soil and Water Conservation Society Annual Conference, July 30-Aug. 2Monona Terrace Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Dr., Madison. For more info visit