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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.

October 2017

Agricultural Land Value Seminar, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Oct. 24, Country Aire Ballroom and Restaurant, Stratford. To register, call 715.675.3331 and press “1” or visit www.ntc.edu/ce/conferences, or http://tinyurl.com/yd7h6p47.

Managing Manure and Cover Crops after Corn Silage, 1-4 p.m., Oct. 24, G and N Endres Dairy, 5874 Cuba Valley Rd., Waunakee. Free field day, but RSVP to 608-224-3716 or johnson.heidi@ces.uwex.edu.

Dairy Dialogue Day: Talk shop with the Hellers, Oct. 26, Heller Farms, Alma Center. For more info call 800-947-7379.

Graze River Country Pasture Walk, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 28, Brad and Melissa Larson farm, N10688 County Road M, Colfax. Fall cover crops and how they fit in with a grazing operation. RSVP to Mary Anderson at 715-579-2206.

Pioneer Dairy Classic Sale, 11 a.m. to noon, Oct. 28, Grant County Fairgrounds, 916 E. Elm St., Lancaster, WI.

Tater Trot 5K Run/Walk, begins at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 28, Alsum Farms and Produce, N9083 County Hwy. EF, Friesland. Register by Oct. 14 by visiting www.alsum.com.

Wisconsin Horse Council District 5 tack sale and clinic, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28, Domino Stables, S4049 Hwy 33, Baraboo.  For more info email gowan@centurytel.net.

Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems Harvest Dance, 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 29, University Club, Madison.  For more info visit www.clas.wisc.edu.

Wisconsin Holstein Halloween Harvest Sale, 11 a.m., Oct. 31, Great Northern Sales Arena, Fond du Lac. Bidding will be available online through cowbuyer.com, and interested parties should plan to register to bid prior to the sale. Visit wisholsteins.com for the full catalog.

November

Farmer Cooperatives Conference, Nov. 1 - 3, at the Intercontinental Riverfront, St. Paul, MN. More information is available at www.farmercoops.uwcc.wisc.edu or by contacting Anne Reynolds at 608-263-4775 or anne.reynolds@wisc.edu.

Quality Milk Council Farm Barn meeting, 8 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Steffens Dairy Farm, N5220 Mullen Rd., Seymour. For more info call 920-832-5124.

Women, Food and Ag Network annual conference, Nov. 2-4, Sheraton Madison Hotel, Madison. For more info visit www.wfan.org.

4-H Fall Forum and Hall of Fame Celebration, Nov. 3-5, Green Lake Conference Center, Green Lake. For more info, call your nearest UW-Extension office.

Full Moon Barn Dance, 5 p.m. Nov. 4, Rosewood Barn, N10830 Hway 17S, Rhinelander.

Wild Forager Series: Harvesting Autumn Tubers, 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 4, Hungry Turtle Institute, 110 Keller Ave., Amery. For more info visit www.hungryturtle.net.

Gardening for Gold, Nov. 4, Horicon Marsh Visitor and Education Center, N7725 Hwy. 28, Horicon. 

PDPW Dairy Tours - Virginia, Nov. 6-9, Roanoke, VA. Space is limited to first 50 dairy farmers. Participants responsible for own airfare. To learn more about the Virginia tour and to register, visit www.pdpw.org, contact PDPW at 1-800-947-7379, or follow on social media with #PDPWToursVirginia.

Agriculture Career Day; 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Nov. 8, Fox Valley Technical College, Service Motor Company Agriculture Center, Appleton. Free event for high school students. To register for Career Day or for more information, call (920) 831-4369 or email schneidn@fvtc.edu.

Badger Swine Symposium, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., Nov. 10, UW-River Falls Agriculture Science Building at 611 S. 3rd Street, River Falls. Free. RSVP by Nov. 3 to Wisconsin Pork Association at 1-800-822-7675 or register online at http://www.wppa.org/badgerswine/

New Farmer U, Nov. 10-12, Pilgrim Heights Camp and Retreat Center, Montour, Iowa. Cost $125, includes workshops, lodging and meals. More information can be found at NewFarmerU.org or by calling 715-778-5775.

WI 4-H Horse Leader Conference, Nov. 10-12, UW-Oshkosh. For more info call 608-263-4303.

Pastured Pork Cooperative Pasture Walk: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Mike and Susan Mueller Farm, E10581 Old Highway 56, Viola. Contact Cynthia Olmstead by Nov. 7 to register at info@kickapoograzinginitiative.com or 608-606-6022.

Green Lands Blue Waters Conference and Farm Tour, Nov. 28-29, UW-Madison Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison. For more info call 608-575-2055 or visit www.cias.wisc.edu/glbw2017.

Planning Your Farm's Future, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Nov. 30, Doxbee's, N6744 County Road C, Seymour. Registration fee, $40 per person, deadline is Nov. 20. Call UW-Extension at 920-832-5124 to register or for more info.

December

New Farmer U, Dec. 8-10, Streator Baptist Camp, Streator, IL. Cost $125, includes workshops, lodging and meals. More information can be found at NewFarmerU.org or by calling 715-778-5775.

January 2018

Wisconsin Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Conference, Jan. 21 - 23, Kalahari Resort & Conference Center, Wisconsin Dells, WI.

February

Wisconsin Antique Dealers Show and Sale, Feb. 2-3, Waukesha Expo Center, 1000 Northview Rd., Waukesha. For more info call 414-510-4441.

April 

Dairy Calf and Heifer Association 2018 conference, April 10-12, Milwaukee. Call (800) 729-7244 and ask for the DCHA room block to book your room. Or book online at calfandheifer.org under the “Conference” tab.

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