Events calendar: November 3, 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.


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

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, 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

UW-Extension Pest Management Update Meeting, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Nov. 9, UW-Fond du Lac campus, Room UC-113. Register in advance, deadline is Nov. 2. For more information go to:

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 

Bluff Creek: springs, geology, flora and fauna program; 10 a.m., Nov. 11, South Kettle Moraine State Forest Headquarters, S91W39091 Hwy. 59, Eagle. Free. Sponsored by Kettle Moraine Chapter of Wild Ones.               

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 or by calling 715-778-5775.

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

Renting Farm Assets Workshop; 1-4 p.m. and 6-4 p.m., Nov. 13, Riverland Energy Cooperative, N28988 Hwy 93, Arcadia. Cost $10 per person. For more information and to register, contact the Jackson and/or Trempealeau County UW-Extension Offices: (715) 284-4257 Jackson County and/or (715) 538-2311 (extension 208) Trempealeau County.

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 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

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.


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

UW Discovery Farms conference; 9 a.m. - 3:45 p.m., Dec. 12, Glacier Canyon Conference Center, Wilderness Resort, Wisconsin Dells. Registration is $40 for members of sponsoring organizations or $50 for non-members. Email or call 715-983-5668 with questions.

January 2018

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


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


Wisconsin Farm Bureau New Member Engagement Conference, April 5-6, 2018, Holiday Inn Convention Center, Stevens Point. Registration information, hotel accommodations and a preview of the sessions are available at

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 under the “Conference” tab.