Events calendar: August 18, 2017

Wisconsin State Farmer

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

Barron County Holstein Breeders Twilight Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 18, Image-Point Dairy, 2291 16th St. Rice Lake. View the farm of Jeff and Debbie Wille family, dairy judging, worker auction. Free. Contact Jeff or Debbie Wille for more information at 715-05-2467.

2017 WI Hazelnut Field Day, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 19, at Spooner Ag Research Station, W6646 Hwy 70, Spooner, WI. Field day is free and open to public. To pre-register, call Jason Fischbach at 715-373-6104, ext. 5.

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 to 10 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., Aug. 19, at Voegeli Farms, N7190 State Road 69, Monticello, WI. To secure dinner tickets and for more information, visit, call event contact, Kari Kuehl, at (262) 203-4016, or email 

Northeast Wisconsin Antique Power AssociationValmy 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

Douglas County Beef Field Day, 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 22, Amnicon Town Hall, 8985 Hwy, 12, South Range, WI. Call 715-395-1515 for more info.

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

Organic Grain Field Day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 24, Wallendal Farms, 2410 5th Avenue, Grand Marsh, WI. For more info, call 612-868-1208.

UW Discovery Farms Soil Field Day, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 31, Brad Dorwin Farm, 2626 County Hwy DD, Glenwood City, WI. RSVP by Aug. 26 by calling 715-983-5668.

UW Discovery Farms Soil Field Day, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31, D and D Dairy Farm, 10510 Ogden Rd., Cashton, WI. RSVP by Aug. 26 by calling 715-983-5668.

East Central Benefit Tractor Cruise, Aug. 26, 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. departure, Jon Heatley farm, Dartford Rd., Ripon. Proceeds benefit food pantries, public school basic needs. For more information visit

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

Albany FFA Alumni annual tractor and toy show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 27, Albany Lion's Club, 402 N. Cincinnati St., Albany. Craft show, flea market. Free general admission. Proceeds benefit FFA. For more information contact Jeffrey McNeely 608-628-6975. Craft Show/Flea Market information contact Jodi Houlberg 608-558-3232

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 training and events, and to register, visit or contact PDPW at 1-800-947-7379.

Central WI Cow-Calf meeting, 3 to 6 p.m. Aug. 31, Stelter Farms LLC, W10563 County Trunk Y, Wautoma, WI. $5 registration fee. For more info call 608-297-3141.

Walworth County Fair, Aug. 30-Sept. 4, Walworth County Fairgrounds, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn. For general information call the Fair Office at 262-723-3228 or go to

September 2017

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

Hop Harvest Weekend, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 2-4, Old World Wisconsin, Highway 67, Eagle. For more information on the event and admission fees, call 262-594-6301 or visit

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,

Wisconsin Ag Open, begins at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 11, at Christmas Mountain Rd., Wisconsin Dells. Register by Aug. 11. For more info, call 608-836-5575. All proceeds to benefit WI Farm Bureau Foundation.

Evening Beef Pasture Walk, 5-8:30 p.m., Sept. 12, Greg Nowicki farm, R830 County Rd. M, Athens. Fee - $5 per person to help offset costs. RSVP by Sept 7 by calling 715-748-3327 ext. 9.

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

World Beef Expo, Sept. 22-24, Wisconsin State Farm Park, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis, WI. For more info visit

Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals, 9:15 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 29, Liberty Hall, 800 Eisenhower Dr., Kimberly. Cost is $40 per person. Registration deadline is Sept. 22. For more information and registration visit or contact UW-Extension Ag Agent Darrell McCauley at 920-232-1970 or