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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.

July

Farm Technology Days; July 10-12, D&B Sternweis Farm and Weber's Farm Store - Heiman Holsteins, Marshfield.

WALSAA’s Annual Summer Picnic; 4-7 p.m., July 11, Marshfield Ag Research Station, 2611 Yellowstone Drive, Marshfield. Tickets for the event are $10 for adults, $5 for age 6 to 18 and free for children under 5. Please RSVP in advance at www.WALSAA.org. Walk-ins are welcome.

OGRAIN field day: Small grains, modest gains; 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., July 12, Hughes Farms, 4031 Hwy. 51, Janesville. To register for a meal, please RSVP to Debra Boekholder debra@practicalfarmers.org by July 6. For more information contact Erin Silva, emsilva@wisc.edu, 608-890-1503.

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.

OGRAIN field day: Mechanical weed management field clinic; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., July 16, UW-Madison Arlington Agricultural Research Station, N695 Hopkins Rd., Arlington. To register for a meal, please RSVP to Jody Padgham padgham@wisc.edu by July 11. For more information contact Erin Silva, emsilva@wisc.edu, 608-890-1503.

Wisconsin FFA Foundation golf outing; July 16, Northwest Outing in Eau Claire, Wild Ridge Golf Course. Final golfer registration deadline is June 24. Registration 85 per person. To register, call (608) 831-5058 x1, or visit wisconsinffafoundation.org/events.

Making Winter Wheat Profitable Production Workshop; 10:30 a.m., July 17, Millhome Supper Club in Kiel. The cost is $20 and includes lunch. Registration information can be found online by visiting outagamie.uwex.edu/winterwheat/.

Wisconsin FFA Foundation golf outing; July 17, Northeast Outing in De Pere, Mid Valee Golf Course. Final golfer registration deadline is June 24. Registration 85 per person. To register, call (608) 831-5058 x1, or visit wisconsinffafoundation.org/events.

Fencing Solutions for Graziers workshop; 1 - 5 p.m., July 21, Willow Creek Ranch, E5930 Spring Coulee Rd., Coon Valley. Dinner served from 4-5 p.m. Event is $10 per person. RSVP by July 19 to Robert Bauer at 608-732-1202.

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. 

Wisconsin FFA Foundation golf outing; July 23, Southern Outing in Middleton, Pleasant View Golf Course. Final golfer registration deadline is June 24. Registration 85 per person. To register, call (608) 831-5058 x1, or visit wisconsinffafoundation.org/events.

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.

Farm Stewardship Showcase; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., July 28, E1661 Ski Hill Rd., Viola. Free but donations appreciated to Southwest Badger RC&D. RSVP by July 21 at http://www.swbadger.org/ or at https://www.eventbrite.com/ or call 608-348-7110.

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

OGRAIN field day: Integrating cereal grains; 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., July 31, Wilson Family Dairy Farm, Cuba City. To register, visit https://mosesorganic.org/events/organic-field-days/ For more information contact Erin Silva, emsilva@wisc.edu, 608-890-1503.

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.

AGCO Crop Tour educational field day; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Aug. 15 and 16, Swiderski Equipment, Mosinee. Contact Linda Leydens with questions and to reserve your seat, 515-360-2029. Visit myfarmlife.com/category/crop-care/agco-crop-tour/ for more info.

UW Organic Agriculture Research Field Day; 1-4 p.m., Aug. 23, UW-Madison Arlington Agricultural Research Station, N695 Hopkins Rd, Arlington. No registration required. For more information contact Erin Silva, emsilva@wisc.edu, 608-890-1503.

Diversifying Organic grain rotations with alternative crops; 1-5 p.m., Aug. 29, Lily Lake Organic Farm, 4N852 Wooley Rd., Maple Park, IL. To register, visit https://mosesorganic.org/events/organic-field-days/ For more information contact Erin Silva, emsilva@wisc.edu, 608-890-1503.

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

World Dairy Expo, Oct. 2-6, Alliant Energy Center, Madison.

World Dairy Expo Dairy Forage seminar; 10 a.m., Oct. 3. Strategies to Reduce Feed Costs on the Dairy. Alliant Energy Center east end. 

World Dairy Expo Dairy Forage seminar; 1:30 p.m., Oct. 3. Dairy Nutrition Research Update. Alliant Energy Center east end.

World Dairy Expo Dairy Forage seminar; 10 a.m., Oct. 4. On-farm Feed and Forage Management for a 44,000-Pound Herd. Alliant Energy Center east end.

World Dairy Expo Dairy Forage seminar; 1:30 p.m., Oct. 4. Corn Silage for Dairy: Past, Present and a Look to the Future. Alliant Energy Center east end.

World Dairy Expo Dairy Forage seminar; 10 a.m., Oct. 5. New Insights on Alfalfa-Grass Mixtures for Dairy  Alliant Energy Center east end.

World Dairy Expo Dairy Forage seminar; 1:30 p.m., Oct. 5. Corn Silage Mycotoxins. Alliant Energy Center east end.

World Dairy Expo Dairy Forage seminar; 10:30 a.m., Oct. 6. Seeing the Total Financial Picture of the Dairy Puzzle, of Which Forage is One of the Pieces. Alliant Energy Center east end.

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

Tater Trot 5K Run/Walk; 10 a.m., Oct. 27, at Alsum Farms & Produce, N9083 County Highway EF, Friesland. To register for the event online, visit: https://tinyurl.com/yb8er8rk. Or print a registration form that can be found at www.alsum.com and mail with payment to: Alsum Farms & Produce, Attn: Nikki Jedlowski, PO Box 188, Friesland, WI 53935.

 

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