Events calendar: August 25, 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

Soil Health & Corn Silage Field Day, Aug. 29, 9:30 a.m. Kuchta Farms, W6041 County Hwy. M, Marinette, followed by lunch at noon at W6586 County Hwy. M – just down the road. For more info call 715-732-7510.

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

Pasture Walk, 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 30, Dan Wagner farm, W4759 Hwy. 67, Campbellsport. Sponsored Glacierland Resource Conservation and Development Council's graziers networks.

September 2017

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

WI State Cow Chip Throw and Festival, Sept. 1-2, Marion Park, Sauk Prairie.

State Championship pedal tractor pulling contest, Sept. 2, RACA Building, Nishan Park, Reedsburg. Youth, ages 4 - 12, who qualified at local events compete. For more information contact Tara Kindschi, Kindschi Pedal Pulls at 608-727-2720 or email

Music under the Pines, bluegrass, gospel and folk music concert will be held on woodlot at the Gale and Pam Kronforst farm in northern Manitowoc County, from noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 3. Farm is located two miles west of Mishicot on Highway 147. Free.


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

Negotiated Hogs Education Workshop, Sept. 7, hosted by the National Pork Board, Clive, IA.

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,

Agro-forestry and grazing pasture walk, 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 8, Brattset Family and Feral Farms, N2437 Brattset La., Jefferson. For more info call 920-342-9504. Sponsored Glacierland Resource Conservation and Development Council's graziers networks.

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.

8th annual “Partnering for Progress” Chautauqua barn dance, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 16, Saxon Homestead Farm, 15621 South Union Rd., Cleveland, WI. Ticket info is available by visiting or emailing, or by calling (920) 627-1799.

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

Twilight Sheep Grazing Pasture Walk, 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 19, Rocky Knoll Ranch, W5190 Meske Rd., Fort Atkinson. For more info call 920-342-9504. Sponsored Glacierland Resource Conservation and Development Council's graziers networks.

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

Dairy Grazing Pasture Walk, 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 26, Klessig family’s Saxon Homestead Farm, 15621 S. Union Rd., Cleveland, WI.  For more info call 920-342-9504. Sponsored Glacierland Resource Conservation and Development Council's graziers networks.

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