Events calendar

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Calendar of events


May 2017

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, 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

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

32nd annual Summer Farm Toy Show, June 2-3, National Farm Toy Museum, 1110 16th Ave., Dyersville, IA. Contact for more information.

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 or (608) 265-6437, or visit

Cows on the Concourse, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 3, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., just off Madison's Capitol Square, Madison.

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

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

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

Chequamegon Dairy Assoc. Dairy Day, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 11, Anderson's Deer Creek Farm, 60688 Deer Creek Rd., Ashland, WI. Call 414-758-8823 for more information.

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

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.

Agricultural Chemical Clean-up Program Council, 9 a.m. June 13 Room 266, WI Dept. of Ag, Trade and Consumer Protection, 2811 Agriculture Dr., Madison.

June Dairy Brunch, Open Farm, 8 a.,m. - noon, June 17, Zoromski Family Farms, 2026 Ellis Rd, Custer. Adults $6, kids 6 - 10 $2, kids under 5 are free.

Columbus Carriage Festival, June 17-18, Fireman's Park, 1049 Park Ave., Columbus.

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

Marshfield Water Tour, PDPW hosts two day tour beginning at 9 a.m. June 21 at the WisDOT park and ride lot 71-01 S. Draxler Dr., Marshfield. Tour stops include Mullins Cheese, Eron Agronomics and Marshfield Wastewater Treatment Plant.

River Falls Water Tour, PDPW hosts two day tour, second day begins at 9 a.m. June 22 at the WisDOT park and ride lot 55-03 70th Ave., Roberts, WI. Tour stops include Ellsworth Creamery, Dry Run watershed and City of River Falls.

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.

Lindsey 4-H breakfast buffet, 8 a.m. - noon, June 25, American Legion Hall Post 54, 2100 S. Maple Ave., Marshfield. Adults $8, kids 5 - 12 $4, kids under 4 free.

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

Manawa Mid-Western Rodeo, 110 2,d St., Manawa, WI. Visit for more information.

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

Sixth annual Loop the Lake Bike Ride, 10 a.m. July 29, starts and ends at Olbrich Park, Madison. $35 per rider, free for kids 10 and under.

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

August 2017

Wisconsin State Fair, Aug. 3-13, Wisconsin State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis, WI.