Events calendar: Aug. 4, 2017

Wisconsin State Farmer
Calendar of events

NOTE: Many of the meetings and events listed in the Calendar require preregistration and/or fees. When possible, a contact telephone number or email address is provided for more information. In many cases, your local UW Extension office can provide additional information about these events.

August 2017

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

WI Holstein 31st Futurity Show, 6 p.m. Aug. 12, Case IH Coliseum at the Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis.

Pierce County Fair, Aug. 10 - 13, 364 N. Maple, Ellsworth, WI. Visit for more information.

PDPW International Dairy Tour: Ireland, Aug. 12 - 22. To learn more about August PDPW trainings and events, and to register, visit or contact PDPW at 1-800-947-7379.

Women Caring for the Land, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Aug. 15, Blue Ox Organics, N11253 State Hwy 25, Wheeler. RSVP to Deb Jakubek at or 715-590-2130. For more information about this program, visit

Twilight Garden Tour, 4 p.m., Aug. 15 at the Spooner Research Station, one-half mile north of Highway 70 on Orchard Lane. For more information and a map visit the station’s web site at: or contact Kevin Schoessow or Lorraine Toman at the Spooner Area UW-Extension Office at 715-635-3506 or 1-800-528-1914.

Summer beef meeting, 6:30 p.m., Aug. 16, hosted by Oneida Nation Farms. The cost for the event is $10. Interested persons should contact Outagamie County UW-Extension at 920-832-5121 for more information and to register.

PDPW Dairy Dialogue Day Tour, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Aug. 16, Prairie du Sac. To learn more about August PDPW trainings and events, and to register, visit or contact PDPW at 1-800-947-7379.

Agronomy Field Day - Managing nitrogen for maximum returns, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Aug. 16, Fly-By Acres LLC, the Kroepliens, W2781 County Road O, Sheboygan Falls. Free. Event held rain or shine. For reservations/information contact the Sheboygan County UW –Extension Office at 920-459-5904 or email More information is available at

Ride to the Barns, Aug. 19, fundraising event to benefit land conservation sponsored by Tall Pines Conservancy. Rides depart at Camp Quad 6886 County Q, Washington County. For more info contact Bet Hoefer-Jezo, 262-369-0500.

WI Farm to Table 2nd annual Farm to Table Dinner and Fundraiser, 5:30 to 10 p.m. Aug. 19, at Voegeli Farms, N7190 State Road 69, Monticello, WI.

Northeast Wisconsin Antique Power Association Valmy Thresheree, Aug. 18-20, 5005 Country View Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI. For more info visit or call 920-559-0466.

Ole’ Fashioned County Fair,10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 19-20, Pioneer Village Museum, Cameron, WI. For more Info visit

Moon Lake Threshing Bee, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Aug. 19 - 20, Vance Creek Town Hall, 897 2 3/8 St., Clayton, WI. For more information visit

Old Fashioned County Fair, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Aug. 19 - 20, Barron County Pioneer Village, 1866 13-1/2 - 14th Ave., Cameron, WI. For more information visit

North American Manure Expo, Aug. 22 - 23, three tours. Tours on Aug. 22 require a $20 registration fee. There is no cost to attend any of the Expo events on Aug. 23. For more information visit the Manure Expo website

Sassy Cow Creamery ice cream social, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Aug. 26, W4192 Bristol Rd., Columbus, WI. Visit for more information.

ACE (Agricultural Community Engagement) On-the-Farm Twilight Meetings, 6 p.m., Aug. 28, Waupaca; Aug. 29, Mondovi; Aug. 30, Waukesha; Aug. 31 Dane. To learn more about August PDPW trainings and events, and to register, visit or contact PDPW at 1-800-947-7379.

September 2017

Rock River Thresheree Reunion, Sept. 1-4, Edgerton/​Janesville area. For more info, call Carol Dehnert at 920-650-3106.

Wisconsin Pork Association classic golf outing, Sept. 6, check in 11:30 a.m., tournament at 12:30 p.m. at Windwood of Watertown. For more information visit

Grandparents Day on the Farm, 10 a.m, - 3 p.m., Sept. 10 - 11. Mulberry Lane Farm, W3190 County Road B, Hilbert. One Grandparent free per fully paid general admission. Contact info:, 920-989-3130,

Amery FFA Alumni Farm Toy Show and Tractor Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 17, Amery Middle School, Amery, WI. For more info call Dave Clausen, 715-268-7454 or email