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Wisconsin State Farmer
Calendar of events

May 2017

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

Sheep shearing and spinning, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., May 14, Wade House historic site, Greenbush. Contact Wade House historic site at 920-526-3271.

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 jeffersoncountydairybreakfast.com.

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. wingdamfc@yahoo.com.

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 uwccs.eventsair.com 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.

WAAE Centennial Celebration of Smith-Hughes Voc Ed Act, 11 a.m., June 28, Radisson Paper Valley Hotel, Appleton. $25, reservations by May 25 online at waae.com/20-year-banquet, contact Nicole Nelson, Executive Director, PO Box 935,  East Troy, WI 53120, phone 262-470-8369.

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

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 greencountyagchest.com.

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

Ride to Farm, 8:30 a.m., June 3, New Glarus Woods State Park, W5508 Hwy. NN, New Glarus. Riders must raise at least $75. Contact Nadia Alber at nalber@wisc.edu or (608) 265-6437, or visit ridetofarm.dojiggy.com.

Alpaca Odyssey Farm Festival, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., June 4, London Dairy Alpacas, 6827 State Hwy 147, Two Rivers. Free. Canned food donations for food pantry accepted. For more information go to londondairyalpacas.com.

Eat more flowers, a tasting journey with Billie Olds, 6 - 7:15 p.m., June 5, 212 River Drive, Rm. 5, Wausau. $10. Pre-registration is required. To register go to goo.gl/forms/G9H1v6NqgjIPq8DI2.

Badger Dairy Camp, June 8-10, UW-Madison. fyi.uwex.edu/dairyyouth.

Manure storage, handling safety workshop, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., June 12, Cottonwood Dairy LLC, 9600 Hwy. D, South Wayne. Must pre-register by June 9. Contact Lafayette County UW-Extension Office at 608-776-4820 or emailing lisa.carpenter@ces.uwex.edu.

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 jfp@iastate.edu

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.

The World of Little House, July 22 - 30, Old World Wisconsin, Highway 67, south of Eagle. General admission cost. For more information go to oldworldwisconsin.org.

Soil and Water Conservation Society Annual Conference, July 30-Aug. 2, Monona Terrace Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Dr., Madison. For more info visit swcs.org/17AC.