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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.

June

Alpaca Basics clinic; June 9, LondonDairy Alpaca Ranch, 6827 Hwy. 147, Two Rivers.  Space is limited $40/Single - $60/couple. Call 920-793-4165 or email at LDAlpacas@charter.net to register. For more info visit LondonDairyAlpacas.com.

Wisconsin FFA Convention; June 11-14, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. For more info visit http://www.wisconsinffa.org/.

Crave Brothers Farm Green Energy Showcase; 10 a.m., June 13, W11550 Torpy Rd., Waterloo. RSVP by June 4 to 920-478-4887 or Debbie@Cravecheese.com.

Grape Growers Field Day; 1-3 p.m., June 14, El Maro Vineyard, Trempealeau. No cost. Registration appreciated. Contact the Trempealeau County UW-Extension office at 715-538-2311 ext. 208 for inclement weather - tune into WWIS 99.7

Four Elements Open Farm; noon-5 p.m., June 16, E8984 Weinke Rd., North Freedom. Call 608-522-4492 for more information. 

Milwaukee Brewers Wisconsin Farmers Appreciation Day; 1:10 p.m., June 17, Miller Park, Milwaukee. Visit mlb.com/brewers/tickets/specials/farmers-appreciation for reduced ticket price info. 

"Walking and Talking Crops" Field Day; 12:30-3 p.m., June 19, Elam Shirk farm, 15423 Fischer Ave., Thorp. Free event. Call the Clark County UW-Extension Office (715-743-5121) or email richard.halopka@ces.uwex.edu to register. 

Trees for Tomorrow Natural Resource careers workshop; June 17-22, Eagle River. Cost $200 per student. Participation limited to 30. Applications due April 14. For more info visit TreesForTomorrow.com or call Vern Gentele at 715-479-6456.

Vita Plus Calf Summit; June 19-21, Green Bay. Conference registration fee: $125. Register by June 1 at www.vitaplus.com/calfsummit.html

Compeer Financial Swine Outlook meetings; 10 a.m. - noon, June 19, Rochester International Event Center, 7333 Airport View Dr SW, Rochester, MN. Register at Compeer.com/PorkOutlook.

Annual Pork Chop Cookout, 4-7 p.m., June 20, Walworth County Fairgrounds Activity Center. Tickets: $11.00 in advance or $12.00 at the door. For more information go to www.walworthcountyfair.com or call the Fair Office at (262) 723-3228.

Compeer Financial Swine Outlook meetings; 10 a.m. - noon, June 20, Holiday Inn Fairmont, 1201 Torgerson Dr, Fairmont, MN. Register at Compeer.com/PorkOutlook

Compeer Financial Swine Outlook meetings; 2:30 - 4 p.m., June 20, Courtyard by Marriott, 901 Raintree Rd, Mankato, MN. Register at Compeer.com/PorkOutlook.

Compeer Financial Swine Outlook meetings; 2:30 - 4 p.m., June 21, DeKalb County Farm Bureau, 1350 W Prairie Dr, Sycamore, IL. Register at Compeer.com/PorkOutlook.

Interstate Livestock Show; June 22-23, St. Croix Falls. Show camp and dinner on Friday, 3 - 8 pm. Breeding sheep/market lamb shows on Saturday. Contact: Debbie Petzel at dspetzel@gmail.com 612-578-1528.

Murphy Pasture Walk; 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., June 23, LaVonne and Dan Murphy farm, 27850 Robbie Road, Webster. For more information, contact LaVonne at 763-226-6200, Kevin Schoessow, UW-Extension, Spooner office at 715-635-3506, or Lynn Johnson 715-268-8778 at NW Graziers.

UW-Extension Pest Management Field Day; 1-3 p.m, June 28, west central Wisconsin, one half mile west of the Trempealeau and Jackson County line on the north side of highway 95. Watch for Extension signs marking the field day. Contact the Trempealeau County Extension office at 715-538-2311 ext. 208 to RSVP.

Fencing Pasture Walk; 10 a.m.- 12 p.m., June 30, Bob and Jane Pederson, W6664 Highway B, Shell Lake. For more information, contact Randy Gilbertson 715-520-2112 or Lynn Johnson 715-268-8778 at NW Graziers, or UWEX Ag Agent, Kevin Schoessow at Spooner 715-635-3506

July

Multi-Species Pasture Walk; 10 a.m.-12 p.m., July 14, Brown family farm, six miles northeast of Webster. For more information, contact Randy Gilbertson 715-520-2112 or Lynn Johnson 715-268-8778 at NW Graziers, or UWEX Ag Agent, Kevin Schoessow at Spooner 715-635-3506

Wine with the Alpacas; 4 - 7 p.m., July 21, LondonDairy Alpacas, 6827 Hwy. 147, Two Rivers. Limited tickets - $20 in advance, $25 five days prior. Visit londondairyalpacas.com/wine-gala for more info. 

Potato Virus Detection workshop; 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., July 26; University of Wisconsin Langlade Agricultural Research Station, Langlade County Airport, N3689 Langlade Road, Antigo. To register visit https://tinyurl.com/y9bypm4r.  For more information email pbg-potatovirus@cornell.edu.

Warm Season Grasses Pasture Walk; 10 a.m.-12 p.m., July 28, Dave and Veronica Fogerty, 2473 Rolling Green Road, Spooner. For more information, contact Randy Gilbertson 715-520-2112 or Lynn Johnson 715-268-8778 at NW Graziers, or UWEX Ag Agent, Kevin Schoessow at Spooner 715-635-3506

Trees for Tomorrow Forest Fest; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., July 28, Eagle River. For more information or to register visit www.treesfortomorrow.com or contact Robin Ginner at 715-479-6456 or rginner@treesfortomorrow.com

August

Wisconsin Farm to Table; 5 p.m., Aug. 4, Darlington Ridge Farms, LLC, 24425 St. Peters Rd., Darlington. Event is limited to the first 100 guests. To secure dinner tickets and for more information, visit www.wifarmtotable.com, call event contact, Kari Kuehl, at (262) 203-4016, or email wifarmtotable@gmail.com. 

Dodge County Antique Power Show; Aug. 3-5, County B, west of Burnett. Cost $7 for those over the age of 12. Camping cost is $20.

September

Wisconsin Ag Open; 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sept. 10, Christmas Mountain Village in Wisconsin Dells. Registration is $125 and includes 18 holes of golf with cart, box lunch, appetizers, contests and door prizes and is limited to 144 golfers. For more information contact Darlene Arneson at darneson@wfbf.com, 608.828.5644, or download a form from the www.wfbf.com under the Foundation tab.

Horse Pasture Walk; 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Sept. 22, Erin Osero family, Happy Hollow Stables, 1614 County Road D, Turtle Lake. For more information, contact Randy Gilbertson 715-520-2112 or Lynn Johnson 715-268-8778 at NW Graziers, or UWEX Ag Agent, Kevin Schoessow at Spooner 715-635-3506

Wine with the Alpacas; 4 - 7 p.m., Sept. 22, LondonDairy Alpacas, 6827 Hwy. 147, Two Rivers. Limited tickets - $20 in advance, $25 five days prior. Visit londondairyalpacas.com/wine-gala for more info. 

Beef Silvopasture Walk; 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Sept. 29, Jansen farm, 196A 183rd Ave. Turtle Lake. For more information, contact Randy Gilbertson 715-520-2112 or Lynn Johnson 715-268-8778 at NW Graziers, or UWEX Ag Agent, Kevin Schoessow at Spooner 715-635-3506

October

Berlin Area Antique Tractor Show; Oct. 6-7, Riverside Park, 217 W. Cumberland St., Berlin. Free admission.  Email baaeclub@gmail.com for more information or visit https://tinyurl.com/yc9x2muo

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