Events calendar

Wisconsin State Farmer

May 2017

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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

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

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