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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.

January 

Sheboygan County Forage Council Hay Auction;  10 a.m., Jan. 13, Adell Coop, Adell. For more information contact the Sheboygan County UW-Extension Office at (920) 459-5904 or visit the UW-Extension web site at sheboygan.uwex.edu.

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

Fond du Lac County Holstein Breeders annual meeting, noon to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 14, Holiday Inn, Rolling Meadows, WI.

Town of Newton Fire Dept. Farm Toy Show; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 14, Westfield High School Multi Purpose Building (behind high school),Westfield: ​For more info call (608) 369-0074.

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. 

Grain Marketing 2018, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 17, Melrose American Legion Hall, 303 N. Washington St., Melrose, WI.  For more info call the Jackson County UW Extension office at 715-284-4257. 

Nutrient management plan writing training; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Jan. 17, 24, 31 at Wausau North Central Technical College campus; Jan. 18, 25, Feb. 1 at Spencer North Central Technical College campus. Twelve hour course covers three days and requalifying course covers first six hours on the first two days. To register; by phone 715-675-3331 then press 1 or online www.ntc.edu/ce/ag_sustainability.

Grain Marketing and Risk Management; 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Jan. 17, Melrose American Legion Hall, 303 N. Washington St. For more information, contact the Jackson County UW Extension office at 715-284-4257. 

Buffalo-Trempealeau Farmer Network; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Jan. 18, Farmer Forum, Arcadia Country Club. DATCP producer-led group. To register, call 715-538-2311 ext. 208.

Nutrient management plan writing training; 7 - 9 p.m., Jan 18, 25 at Spencer North Central Technical College campus. Twelve hour course covers three days and requalifying course covers first six hours on the first two days. To register; by phone 715-675-3331 then press 1 or online www.ntc.edu/ce/ag_sustainability.

All Things Corn Silage; 10:30 a.m., Jan. 19, Chissy's Waldo. Cost is $15. Reservations can be made by calling 920-459-5904. Visit sheboygan.uwex.edu for more info.

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.

Waukesha County Citizen Science Program; 10 a.m., Jan. 20, South Kettle Moraine State Forest Headquarters, S91 W39091 Highway 59, Eagle. No admission fee.

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

Jackson County pesticide applicator certification course; 10 a.m. - noon, Jan. 23, Jackson County UW Extension, 227 S. 11th St, Black River Falls. Fee $30. Reservations required. Contact the Jackson County UW-Extension with questions or reservations (715) 284-4257.

Supporting farmers during challenging times, 9 a.m. to noon, Jan. 24, Millhome Supper Club, Kiel.

Ag Day at the Capitol; 11 a.m., Jan. 24, Monona Terrace, Madison. To register, call the Wisconsin Pork Association office at 800-822-7675 by Jan. 19. 

Calf Insight: Automated calf feeding systems, 1 - 3:30 p.m., Jan. 25, UW-Extension, Fond du Lac.. 

Driftless Region Beef Conference; Jan. 25-26, Grand River Convention; Dubuque, Iowa. 

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.

Peninsula Pride Farms; 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Jan. 31, Conference and annual meeting, Luzemburg. DATCP producer-led event. Register at form.jotform.com/73576729484170.

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

Wisconsin Pork Association annual meeting; 12:30 p.m., Feb. 1, Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells. For more information visit http://www.wppa.org/expo/.

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/.

Indianhead Sheep and Goat Breeders Association Small Ruminant Clinic, 8:45 a.m., Feb. 3, Indianhead Technical College Conference Center, 1900 College Drive, Rice Lake. Cost - $40 for ISGBA members, $50 for non-members, 4-H and FFA $15. Pre Registration deadline is Jan. 26. To register online visit  https://barron.uwex.edu/.

Milwaukee River Watershed Clean Farm Families Soil Health Winter Workshop; 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., Feb. 9, To RSVP, call 262-284-8271 or 262-206-1731.

Madison Area Woodland Owners Conference; 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., Feb. 17, American Family Insurance Headquarters Training Center. Early bird registration by Feb. 8, $40. Online registration is available at dane.uwex.edu/.

Nutrient management plan writing training; 7 - 9 p.m., Feb 1, 8, 14, 22 at Spencer North Central Technical College campus. Twelve hour course covers three days and requalifying course covers first six hours on the first two days. To register; by phone 715-675-3331 then press 1 or online www.ntc.edu/ce/ag_sustainability.

Wisconsin Corn/Soy Expo; Feb. 1-2, Kalahari Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells. Visit cornsoyexpo.org/ for more information. 

Wisconsin Farmers Union annual state convention;  Feb. 2 - 4, Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells. Visit wisconsinfarmersunion.com/convention for more information. 

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

Healthy Soil, Healthy Water workshop, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 7 and 8, Community Center, Juneau.

Cultivating our Farm Business's Future: Estate Planning, noon to 3:30 p.m., Feb. 8, The Golf Club at Camelot, Hwy. 67, Lomira.

Wisconsin Cattlemen's Association Winter Conference; Feb. 9-10, Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells. Visit wisconsincattlemen.com/events/winter-conference for more info. 

Dodge Co. Forage Council annual meeting, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 16, UW- Extension Dodge County, Juneau.

4-H Meats Judging Contest; 1 p.m. Feb. 17, UW-Madison meat lab. For more information visit tinyurl.com/y9j7xgz2.

Midwest Forage Association Symposium, Feb. 11-12, Wisconsin Dells.

Cultivating our Farm Business's Future: Retirement Planning, noon to 3:30 p.m., Feb. 15, The Golf Club at Camelot, Hwy. 67, Lomira.

Wisconsin Antique Power Reunion Farm Toy Show; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Feb. 18, Circle B Recreation Center, Highway 60, Cedarburg. Admission - $3, kids 12 and under, free. 

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 ow.ly/IbtD30hlTsw.

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 ow.ly/ec0R30hlToW.

Trempealeau County pesticide applicator certification course; 10 a.m. - noon, Feb. 27, Trempealeau County UW Extension/Court House 36245 Main St., Whitehall Fee $30. Reservations required. Contact the Jackson County UW-Extension with questions or reservations (715) 284-4257.

2018 Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference; 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Feb. 27, Holiday Inn, Steven's Point. Registration fee prior to Feb. 1 is $40, $55 per person after that. More information and registration is available online at fyi.uwex.edu/covercrop.

Raising Quality Dairy Steers, 5:30 p.m. meal followed by program at 6 p.m. Feb. 27, Chissy's Pub & Grill, Waldo.

March

Nutrient management plan writing training; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., March 1, 8, 13 at Wood County Courthouse. Twelve hour course covers three days and requalifying course covers first six hours on the first two days. To register; by phone 715-675-3331 then press 1 or online www.ntc.edu/ce/ag_sustainability.

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/.

Yahara Pride Farms, annual conference; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., March 7, DeForest. DATCP producer-led event. To register visit www.yaharapridefarms.org/

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.

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.

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