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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.

December

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 scott.reuss@ces.uwex.edu  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 e-mail scott.reuss@ces.uwex.edu.

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.

Central Wisconsin Dairy Management meeting; 10 a.m.-3p.m., Dec. 13, Five Star Supply, N13539 HWY 73, Withee. Cost - $10. To register (by Dec. 8) call the Clark County UWEX office at 715-743-5121 or email richard.halopka@ces.uwex.edu.

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. 

January 2018

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://tinyurl.com/ybwluu38. 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.

February

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 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.

April 

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.

March

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 http://dodge.uwex.edu/.

PDPW 2018 Business Conference; March 14-15, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. Conference details and registration information is available at www.pdpw.org or contact PDPW at 1-800-947-7379.

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