Events calendar: November 24, 2017
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.
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.
Soil, Water and Nutrient Management meeting; 1:30 - 4 p.m., Nov. 29; DeForest at Comfort Inn, 5025 County Hwy V. For more info contact Heidi Johnson, Dane Co. UWEX, or 608-224-3716. Register online at fyi.uwex.edu/danecountyag/upcoming-ag-programs/.
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.
Soil, Water and Nutrient Management meeting; 8:30 - 11 a.m., Nov. 30; Eau Claire at 29 Pines Family Restaurant-Sleep Inn, 5872 33rd Ave. For more info contact Mark Hagedorn, Eau Claire Co. UWEX, 227 First St., Altoona, WI 54720; 715-839-4712.
Soil, Water and Nutrient Management meeting; 1:30 - 4 p.m., Nov. 30, Sparta at Jake’s Northwoods, 1132 Angelo Rd., Hwy 21. For more info contact Bill Halfman, Monroe Co. UWEX, 14345 Co. Hwy B, Rm. 1, Sparta, WI 54656; 608-269-8722.
Soil, Water and Nutrient Management meeting; 8:30 - 11 a.m., Dec. 1, Dodgeville at Iowa Co. Health & Human Services Bldg., 303 W. Chapel St. For more info contact Gene Schriefer, Iowa Co. UWEX, 303 W. Chapel St., Ste. 1200, Dodgeville, WI 53533; 608-930-9850.
Grazing for Soil Health: Pasture Walk at Grayson Grass Dairy; 1:30 p.m., Dec. 2, Nate Peplinski and Paul Onan farm, 9659 Grayson Rd., Amherst Junction. For more information, contact Joel Kuehnhold, Grazing Specialist with Golden Sands Resource Conservation & Development Council at 715-343-6215 or via email at Joel.Kuehnhold@goldensandsrcd.org"
Food, Faith and Farming Network winter farmers' market; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Dec. 3, Good Shepherd Catholic Church, N88 W17658 Christman Rd., Menomonee Falls.
Soil, Water, and Nutrient Management meeting; 8:30 - 11 a.m, Dec. 4, Dodge County Administration Building, Rooms F & G,127 East Oak Street, Juneau. Early registration deadline is Nov. 27. A late/walk-in fee will apply. For more info visit http://tinyurl.com/y7jyeg86 or call 920-386-3790.
Soil, Water, and Nutrient Management meeting; 1:30 - 4 p.m., Dec. 4, Kiel at Millhome Super Club, 3 miles East on Hwy. 57/31. For more info contact Mike Ballweg, Sheboygan Co. UWEX, 5 University Dr., Sheboygan, WI 53081; 920-459-5904.
Wood energy presentation; 6 p.m., Dec. 5, Spooner Agricultural Research station. Free event. To pre-register contact Kevin Schoessow, Area Agriculture Development Educator for UW-Extension or Lorraine Toman at 715-635-3735 or 1-800-528-1914.
Soil, Water, and Nutrient Management meeting; 8:30 - 11 a.m., Dec. 5, Cecil at The Main Event, 206 North Lemke St. For more info contact Jamie Patton, Shawano Co UWEX, Courthouse, Rm. 101, 311 N. Main St., Shawano, WI 54166; 715-526-6136.
Soil, Water, and Nutrient Management meeting; 1:30 - 4 p.m., Dec. 5, Marshfield at Marshfield Ag Research Station Auditorium, 2611 Yellowstone Dr. For more info contact Alana Voss, Adams Co. UWEX, 569 N. Cedar St. Ste. 3, Adams, WI 53910; 608-339-4237 or Richard Halopka, Clark Co. UWEX, 517 Court St., Rm. 301, Neillsville, WI 54456; 715-743-5148.
Farmland Renting Options Workshop; 6:30 p.m., Dec. 7, at the Pound Town Hall, Marinette County Highway B, and 10 a.m. Dec. 12, at Oconto Falls Library, Gillett Community Center, 251 N. Main St., Oconto Falls. Contact Scott Reuss in the Marinette County office at 715-732-7510 or via e-mail at email@example.com or contact Sarah Mills-Lloyd in the Oconto office at 920-834-6845 for more info.
Crop Planning Workshop; 9:45 a.m., Dec. 8, Lena Town Hall, at the intersection of Goatsville and Jagiello Roads. Free program. Pre-registration appreciated. To register, contact Reuss at 715-732-7510 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 Erica.Olson@ces.uwex.edu or call 715-983-5668 with questions.
PDPW One-Day Transition Cow Workshop; 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Dec 12 at Chippewa Valley Technical College, repeating Dec. 13 at Fox Valley Technical College. For more information and to register, visit www.pdpw.org or contact PDPW at 1-800-947-7379.
Dairy Forage Day; 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Dec 15, UW-Fond du Lac Campus University Center, room 114. Registration at 10:30 a.m. Pre-register by Dec. 8. Registration form is available on the UW-Extension Calendar of Events at: http://tinyurl.com/yacf6v6n or call 920-929-3171.
Food, Faith and Farming Network winter farmers' market; 10:15 a.m. - 1 p.m., Dec. 17, Temple Beth El, 2702 Arbor Dr., Madison.
2018 Agronomy Update meeting; noon - 4:30 p.m., Jan. 3rd, at the UW Fond du Lac University Center. Register before Dec. 27 to avoid walk in fee. Registration flyer and information can be found online at: https://fonddulac.uwex.edu/events/agronomy-update-meeting/. For more information or to pre-register call the Fond du Lac County UW-Extension Office at 920-929-3171.
Food, Faith and Farming Network winter farmers' market; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Jan. 14, Unity Lutheran Church, 1025 E. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee.
Wisconsin Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Conference, Jan. 21 - 23, Kalahari Resort & Conference Center, Wisconsin Dells, WI.
Food, Faith and Farming Network winter farmers' market; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Jan. 21, St. Catherine Catholic Church, 8661 N. 76th Place, Milwaukee.
Toward Harmony with Nature Conference; 8 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., Jan. 27, Oshkosh Convention Center, Oshkosh. Call 920-572-9540 for more information or go to towardharmonywithnature.org.
Pesticide Applicator Training; 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Feb. 1, Dodge County Administration Building Auditorium. Fee - $45. Registration and feed payment must be done in person at least seven days prior to training date or a $10 late fee applies. For more information, contact the Dodge County UW-Extension office at 920-386-3790, or visit the website at http://dodge.uwex.edu/.
Wisconsin Antique Dealers Show and Sale, Feb. 2-3, Waukesha Expo Center, 1000 Northview Rd., Waukesha. For more info call 414-510-4441.
4-H Meats Judging Contest; 1 p.m. Feb. 17, UW-Madison meat lab. For more information visit http://tinyurl.com/y9j7xgz2.
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 wfbf.com/programsevents/event-registration.
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.
Agricultural Showcase; 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., March 3, Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds Recreation Building.
Pesticide Applicator Training; 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., March 7, Dodge County Administration Building Auditorium. Fee - $45. Registration and feed payment must be done in person at least seven days prior to training date or a $10 late fee applies. For more information, contact the Dodge County UW-Extension office at 920-386-3790, or visit the website at http://dodge.uwex.edu/.