Events calendar

Wisconsin State Farmer
Calendar of events

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 2017

Stanley Rodeo, June 16-18, Chapman Park, Stanley, WI. For more info visit

St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo, June 16-17, St. Croix Fairgrounds, 210 Fair Grounds Rd., Glenwood City. For more info visit

Northeast Wisconsin High Protein Show, June 16-17, Outagamie County Fairground, 637 N. Main St., Seymour. For more info visit ​

Wisconsin FFA Foundation Golf Outing, July 17, Wild Ridge Golf Course, Eau Claire, WI. For more info visit

June Dairy Brunch, Open Farm, 8 a.,m. - noon, June 17, Zoromski Family Farms, 2026 Ellis Rd, Custer, WI. Adults $6, kids 6 - 10 $2, kids under 5 are free.

1860s Dairy Day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 17-18, Wade House, W7965 Hwy 23, Greenbush, WI. Return to the mid-1800s to view the making of cheese, butter and ice cream. For more information visit

Taste of Wisconsin, 12 to 4 p.m. June 17, downtown Beaver Dam, WI. Sample over 60 Wisconsin cheeses and 100 Wisconsin beers. Tickets on sale now by calling 920-887-8879 or visit

Agricultural Chemical Clean-up Program Council, 9 a.m. June 13 Room 266, WI Dept. of Ag, Trade and Consumer Protection, 2811 Agriculture Dr., Madison, WI.

Day on the Farm, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., June 17, 275 W. Business Hwy. 151, Platteville, WI. Free day at Digman's Farm. Call 608-348-8888 for information. 

Water Action Volunteer stream monitoring training, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 17, at Bruemmer Park, E4280 Cty F, Kewaunee. To register, contact Nancy Utesch at

Columbus Carriage Festival, June 17-18, Fireman's Park, 1049 Park Ave., Columbus, WI.

UW System Wisconsin Idea Dairy Summit, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 19, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI. For more info, contact Anne Minssen at 608-262-4049.

WI Holstein Association, District 2 Holstein Show, June 19, Viroqua, WI.

WI Holstein Association, District 7 Holstein Show, June 20, Sturgeon Bay, WI.

WI Holstein Association, District 6 Holstein Show, June 20, Janesville, WI.

Youth Tractor safety training, June 20-21, Spooner Ag Research Station, Spooner, WI. 715-635-3506.

Tractor and Machinery Safety Program, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 21-23, Black River Falls High School ag classroom,  For more info, call 715-284-4257.

Chippewa June Dairy Day Appreciation Dinner, 5 to 8:30 p.m. June 21, Northern Wisconsin State Fairground, Chippewa Falls, WI.

WI Holstein Association, District 10 Holstein Show, June 21, Chilton, WI.

WI Holstein Association, District 5 Holstein Show, June 21, Baraboo, WI.

Marshfield Water Tour, PDPW hosts two day tour beginning at 9 a.m. June 21 at the WisDOT park and ride lot 71-01 S. Draxler Dr., Marshfield, WI. Tour stops include Mullins Cheese, Eron Agronomics and Marshfield Wastewater Treatment Plant.

River Falls Water Tour, PDPW hosts two day tour, second day begins at 9 a.m. June 22 at the WisDOT park and ride lot 55-03 70th Ave., Roberts, WI. Tour stops include Ellsworth Creamery, Dry Run watershed and City of River Falls.

June Young Cooperator Picnic, 11 a.m. June 22, Misty Hollow Farm, Athens, WI, hosted by Eric and Misty Vogel. Interested members should contact Julie Sweney at 608-286-1909.

Walking and Talking Crops, 12:30 to 3 p.m. June 22, Ralph Smrecke Jr. Farm, W5979 Kington Rd., Greenwood, WI. For more info, call Clark County Extension, 715-743-5121.

WI Holstein Association, District 8 Holstein Show, June 22, Jefferson, WI.

UW-Extension Beef Cow/​Calf Field Day, 5:45 to 8:30 p.m. June 22, UW-River Falls Mann Valley Lab Farm, River Falls, WI. For more info call 715-531-1930.

WI Holstein Association, District 4 Holstein Show, June 22, Marshfield, WI.

Ellsworth Cheese Curd Festival, 4 - 11 p.m., June 23, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m., June 24, Highway 10, east end of park, Ellsworth, WI. For full schedule, visit Facebook or

LaClare Farms Meet the Producer dinner, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 23, at LaClare Farms, W2994 County HH, Malone, WI. Have dinner with folks who have produced the meal. For more information call Jessica at 920-670-0051.

Alpacas 101 clinic, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 24, LondonDairy Alpacas, 6827 Hwy 147, Two Rivers, WI. To register contact Kevin Stoer at 920-793-4165.

Strawberry Festival and Quilt Show, 1 to 5 p.m. June 24-25, Pioneer Village Museum, Cameron, WI. For more info visit

Waupaca County Master Gardener Garden Walk and Art Stroll, June 24, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. $10. For more information go to the Waupaca County UW-Extension Master Gardeners website.

Hungry Hollow steam and gas engine show, June 24 - 25, 1509 19th Ave., Rice Lake, WI. $7 donation at the gate. Children 12 and under, free. Visit for more information.

Lindsey 4-H breakfast buffet, 8 a.m. - noon, June 25, American Legion Hall Post 54, 2100 S. Maple Ave., Marshfield, WI. Adults $8, kids 5 - 12 $4, kids under 4 free.

WI Holstein Association, District 3 Holstein Show, June 26, Lancaster, WI.

Iowa Swine Day 2017, June 29, 7:30 a.m., Scheman Building, Iowa State University, 1805 Center Dr., Ames, IA. For more info contact John Patience at

UW-Extension Beef Cow/​Calf Field Day, 5:45 to 8:30 p.m. June 29, Woodhill Farms, Viroqua, WI. For more info call 608-637-5276.

Manawa Mid-Western Rodeo, June 29-30, July1, 110 2,d St., Manawa, WI. Visit for more information.

July 2017

Kickin' it with Cows Run/Walk, July 8, downtown DePere, WI.

Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Co-op Summer Field Day, 1 p.m. July 8, Troxel Columbias, 6127 Ninth Ave., Plainfield, WI. To register, call 608-868-2505 or email

Jackson County 19th annual Beef Cookout, food served from 3:30 to 8 p.m. July 8, Jackson County Fair Park, Hwy 45 Black River Falls, WI. Drive thru meals available. For more information call Hope Laufenberg at 715-533-1413.

WI Jersey State Show and Futurity, July 9, Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI.

Wisconsin Championship Show Series, July 9 -11, Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI. Contact: WHA: 800-223-4269.

2017 Farm Technology Days Kewaunee County, July 11-13, Ebert Enterprises, N6939 County Highway D, Algoma, WI.

2017 Farm Technology Days Picnic, July 12, Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, Kewaunee, WI.

Antique & Tractor Expo, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 15-16, Price County Fairground, Phillips, WI. For more info visit ​ or call 715-339-3652.

Ag in the Classroom Summer teacher and volunteer bus tour, July 18-19, Jefferson County. Bus will depart from the Comfort Suites, 725 Paradise La., Johnson Creek at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday and 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

Wisconsin FFA Foundation Golf Outing, July 18, Mid Vallee Golf Course, De Pere, WI/ For more info visit

The World of Little House, July 22 - 30, Old World Wisconsin, Highway 67, south of Eagle, WI. General admission cost. For more information go to

Wisconsin FFA Foundation Golf Outing, July 24, Pleasant View Golf Course, Middleton, WI. For more info visit

Sixth annual Loop the Lake Bike Ride, 10 a.m. July 29, starts and ends at Olbrich Park, Madison, WI. $35 per rider, free for kids 10 and under.

Soil and Water Conservation Society Annual Conference, July 30-Aug. 2, Monona Terrace Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Dr., Madison, WI. For more info visit

August 2017

Wisconsin State Fair, Aug. 3-13, Wisconsin State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis, WI.

Pierce County Fair, Aug. 10 - 13, 364 N. Maple, Ellsworth, WI. Visit for more information. 

WI Farm to Table 2nd annual Farm to Table Dinner and Fundraiser, 5:30 to 10 p.m. Aug. 19, at Voegeli Farms, N7190 State Road 69, Monticello, WI.

Northeast Wisconsin Antique Power Association Valmy Thresheree, Aug. 18-20, 5005 Country View Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI. For more info visit or call 920-559-0466.

Ole’ Fashioned County Fair,10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Aug. 19-20, Pioneer Village Museum, Cameron, WI. For more Info visit

Moon Lake Threshing Bee,8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Aug. 19 - 20, Vance Creek Town Hall, 897 2 3/8 St., Clayton, WI. For more information visit

Old Fashioned County Fair, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Aug. 19 - 20, Barron County Pioneer Village, 1866 13-1/2 - 14th Ave., Cameron, WI. For more information visit

Sassy Cow Creamery ice cream social, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Aug. 26, W4192 Bristol Rd., Columbus, WI. Visit for more information.

September 2017

Amery FFA Alumni Farm Toy Show and Tractor Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 17,  Amery Middle School, Amery, WI. For more info call Dave Clausen, 715-268-7454 or email

Rock River Thresheree Reunion, Sept. 1-4, Edgerton/​Janesville area. For more info, call Carol Dehnert at 920-650-3106.