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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.

October

Waupaca County Farm Bureau annual meeting; 8 p.m., Oct. 2,  Bear Lake Dance Hall in Manawa. For more information, call Wesley Raddatz at 866-355-7346.

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

Conservation Field Days; 9 a.m. - noon, Oct. 2, Peter Cernek farm, County Road KK, Gratiot. Free. RSVP to Lafayette County Land Conservation Department by phone or email: 608-776-3836, dana.lawrence@swbadger.org. 

Conservation Field Days; 9 - 11:30 a.m., Oct. 4, Leonard farm, 6461 County Line Rd., Blanchardville. Free. RSVP to Lafayette County Land Conservation Department by phone or email: 608-776-3836, dana.lawrence@swbadger.org.

Ashippun Indian Summer Living History event; Oct. 5-7, Ashippun Town Hall at the corners of County Highway O and P. Free event, donations accepted. For more information contact Herb Heck at 920-474-4619 or heckdirtykettle@aol.com.

Warrens Harvest Day; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Oct. 6, Warren. Cranberry marsh tours, cranberry museum. For more information and a map showing the locations of each participant, see the VisitWarrens.com website or e-mail info@visitwarrens.com.

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

Whole Farm Planning workshop; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Oct. 9, Town Bank Community Room, 15815 State Rd. 81, Darlington. RSVP is requested by Oct. 5 at https://tinyurl.com/y7v2ydvm. Registration is $50 for general admission, $30 for Southwest Badger members, and free for residents of Lafayette County and the Pecatonica River watershed.

Waupaca County Fall Field Day; 10:30 a.m., Oct. 10, Dan and Ruth Boerst’s farm, E5663 Yohr Road, Manawa. Those planning to attend are encouraged to call or email the Waupaca County UW-Extension in advance at 715-258-6231 or dana.nelson@ces.uwex.edu.

Maple Syrup Association fall tour; 8 a.m., Oct. 13, Wisconsin Farm Discovery Center, Manitowoc. Cost - $40 for adults, $25 for children under 12. For more information or to sign-up for the tour, call 920-680-9320.

UW-Madison Dairy Science visit day; 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Oct. 16, UW-Madison campus and Dairy Cattle Center. Register online by Oct. 12 at https://dysci.wisc.edu/prospective-students/undergraduate/. For more information, contact Cathy Rook at (608) 263-3308 or rook@wisc.edu, or Ted Halbach at (608) 263-3305 or tjhalbach@wisc.edu.

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Media Training workshop; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 17, 8418 Excelsior Dr., Madison. Registration for PDPW members is $125/session ($250 for non-members). Register at http://pdpw.org/programs_and_events.php#event_link_344. For more information visit http://pdpw.org/index.php.

Growing Healthy Plants; 8:30 -10:30 a.m., Oct. 17, Columbia County Administration Building, 112 E. Edgewater St., Portage. Please register in advance by contacting Jennifer Evans at Jennifer.evans@ces.uwex.edu or call at 608.742.9687

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.

Harvest of Ideas forum; Oct. 30-31, UW-Madison Discovery Building. For more information or to register for the event, visit https://wiscore.wiscweb.wisc.edu/harvest-of-ideas/ or contact Jody Padgham atpadgham@wisc.edu or (715) 667-3203.

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Herdsperson Conference; Oct. 31, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station, 2611 Yellowstone Dr., Marshfield. Members: $125 each; $75/additional individuals from same dairy. Non-members: $250 each; $75/additional individuals from same dairy. For more information visit http://pdpw.org/index.php.

November

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Herdsperson Conference; Nov. 1, Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Public Event Building, N695 Hopkins Rd, Arlington.  Members: $125 each; $75/additional individuals from same dairy. Non-members: $250 each; $75/additional individuals from same dairy. For more information visit http://pdpw.org/index.php.

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Calf Care Connection; 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m., Nov. 13, Southwest Tech College, Lenz Center, 1800 Bronson Blvd., Fennimore. Member Registration Rate: $125/person; $75/additional individuals from same dairy. Non-Member Registration Rate: $250/person $75/additional individuals from same dairy. For more information visit http://pdpw.org/index.php.

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Calf Care Connection; 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m., Nov. 14, Chippewa Valley Tech College, Energy Education Center, 4000 Campus Rd., Eau Claire. Member Registration Rate: $125/person; $75/additional individuals from same dairy. Non-Member Registration Rate: $250/person $75/additional individuals from same dairy. For more information visit http://pdpw.org/index.php.

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Calf Care Connection; 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m., Nov. 15, Fox Valley Tech College, Chilton Regional Center, 1200 E. Chestnut St., Chilton. Member Registration Rate: $125/person; $75/additional individuals from same dairy. Non-Member Registration Rate: $250/person $75/additional individuals from same dairy. For more information visit http://pdpw.org/index.php.

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmer and Agriculturist Conference, WFBF annual meeting; Nov. 30-Dec. 3, Kalahari Resorts, Wisconsin Dells. For more information or to register, visit: https://wfbf.com/events/annual-meeting-yfa-conference/

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