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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 http://tinyurl.com/y9cn6dsk.

Sassy Cow Creamery ice cream social, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Aug. 26, W4192 Bristol Rd., Columbus, WI. Visit tinyurl.com/y9luq8o9 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 www.pdpw.org 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 www.walworthcountyfair.com

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 kindschi3@hotmail.com.

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 oldworldwisconsin.wisconsinhistory.org/.

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 http://tinyurl.com/ycrlj7kl.

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: info@MulberryLaneFarmWI.com, 920-989-3130, MulberryLaneFarmWI.com

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 lnrp.org/barndance or emailing jenn@LNRP.org, 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 clausen@amerytel.net.

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 www.worldbeefexpo.com

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 http://tinyurl.com/ya6wvb9c or contact UW-Extension Ag Agent Darrell McCauley at 920-232-1970 or darrell.mccauley@uwex.edu.

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