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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

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. 

4-H Ambassadors meeting; 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dec. 19, UW-Extension, Sheboygan. Call 459-5900 for more information. 

4-H Youth Association meeting; 7:30 - 8:30 p.m., Dec. 19, UW-Extension, Sheboygan. Call 459-5900 for more information. 

Better Heifers, Better Cows Dairy Replacement Management Meeting; 10 a.m. - 3 pm., Dec. 20, Liberty Hall conference Center, Kimberly. Cost $40, $10 late / walk-in fee after Dec. 13. For more information regarding the program, and/or to register, contact UW-Extension Fond du Lac County at 920.929.3171 or tina.kohlman@uwex.edu.

PDPW World Class Webinars "A 2018 Outlook: Is a Turnaround Possible in the U.S. Milk Market?" 1 p.m. Dec. 20, online. Registration is visiting www.pdpw.org or contacting PDPW at 1-800-947-7379.  Registered participants can watch the session live or will receive a fully recorded version to watch on demand.

4-H Cloverbud Project meeting; 6:30 p.m., Dec. 20, UW-Extension, Sheboygan; Call 459-5900 for more information. 

January 2018

2018 Agronomy Update meeting;  noon - 4:30 p.m., Jan. 3, 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 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. 

Farm Law 101 Workshop; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Jan. 5 and 9 a.m. - noon, Jan. 6, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, W2493 County Rd. ES, East Troy. Registration deadline is Dec. 28. Cost $15 per day, $25 for both days. More information and registration is available online at www.michaelfields.org.

Maple Trade Show and Winter Institute; Jan. 12 - 13, Plaza Hotel and Suites, Wausau. Cost - $40 for Wisconsin Maple Syrup Producers Association members, $65 for non-members, $15 for students. Registration Forms can be found at www.wismaple.org, or contact Theresa Baroun, WMSPA Executive Director at (920)680-9320 or director@wismaple.org.

Hay Auction;  10 a.m., Jan. 13, Adell Coop, Adell. Call 459-5900 for more information. 

Celebrate Arts second Saturday bookmaking; 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., Jan. 13, UW-Extension, Sheboygan. Call 459-5900 for more information.  

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. 

4-H Leaders Association Executive Board meeting; 7 p.m., Jan. 15, UW-Extension,Sheboygan. 

4-H Dog Project board meeting; 7:15 p.m., Jan. 15, UW-Extension, Sheboygan. Call 920- 459-5900 for more information. 

4-H Poultry Project board meeting; 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Jan. 16, UW-Extension, Sheboygan. Call 920-459-5900 for more information. 

4-H Ambassadors meeting; 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Jan. 16, UW-Extension, Sheboygan. Call 920-459-5900 for more information. 

4-H Youth Association meeting; 7:30 - 8:30 p.m., Jan. 16, UW-Extension, Sheboygan. Call 920-459-5900 for more information. 

4-H Cloverbud project meeting; 6:30 p.m., Jan. 17, UW-Extension, Sheboygan. Call 920-459-5900 for more information. 

4-H new volunteer orientation; 6 - 8 p.m., Jan. 18, UW-Extension, Sheboygan. Call 920-459-5900 for more information. 

All Things Corn Silage; 10:30 a.m., Jan. 19, Chissy's Waldo. Call 920-459-5900 for more information. 

Marketing livestock seminar; 6 - 8 p.m., Jan 19, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Jan. 20, UW-River Falls Mann Valley Farm. Cost $75 per person. Registration required by Jan. 12 by calling 715-425-3581, or email elizabeth.whitchurch@uwrf.edu.

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. 

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

4-H Cat Project meeting; 6:30 - 8 p.m., Jan. 22, UW-Extension, Sheboygan. Call 920-459-5900 for more information. 

4-H new family welcome; 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Jan. 25, UW-Extension, Sheboygan. Call 920-459-5900 for more information. 

Pesticide Applicator Training, 9:30 a.m., Jan. 26, UW-Extension, Sheboygan. Call 920-459-5900 for more information. 

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.

GrassWorks Grazing Conference; Jan. 30 - Feb. 1, Wisconsin Dells. For more information or to register online, visit the www.grassworks.org/events/grazing-conference.

2018 Master Gardener Level 1; 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., March 6 - May 22, Cost $100. Registration deadline is Jan. 31, 2018.  For more information go to fyi.uwex.edu/marathonmg/ or contact 715-261-1230.

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 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.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Feb. 21, UW-Extension office, 212 River Dr., Room 5, Wausau. $44 per person, $30 for self study. For more information and to register visit https://marathon.uwex.edu/2017/12/12/2017-pesticide-applicator-training/.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Feb. 22, Country Aire Bar and Banquet Hall, F1312 County Rd., P, Straford. $44 per person, $30 for self study. For more information and to register visit https://marathon.uwex.edu/2017/12/12/2017-pesticide-applicator-training/.

2018 Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference; 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Feb. 27, Holiday Inn, Steven's Point. More information and registration is available online at http://fyi.uwex.edu/covercrop.

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 the website at 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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