Events calendar: Aug. 11, 2017

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.

August 2017

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

Cover Crop Field Day, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 11, Jay Aspenson Farm, one mile west on Rounds Rd., off Highway 27, south of Mt. Sterling, WI.  To RSVP, call 608-637-5480.

Lodi FFA Alumni truck and tractor pull, 7 p.m., Aug. 11, Lodi Fairgrounds. For more information go to the Lodi FFA Alumni Pull and Derby Facebook page at

Lodi FFA Alumni Demo Derby, 7 p.m., Aug. 12, Lodi Fairgrounds. For more information go to the Lodi FFA Alumni Pull and Derby Facebook page at

WI Holstein 31st Futurity Show, 6 p.m. Aug. 12, Case IH Coliseum at the Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis.

On the Road to Soil Health Field Day, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 16, Munsil Williams Family Farm, 1211 Williams Avenue, Pickett, WI. Rain date Aug. 17. For more info, contact Darrell McCauley, 920-232-1970.

PDPW International Dairy Tour: Ireland, Aug. 12 - 22. To learn more about August PDPW trainings and events, and to register, visit or contact PDPW at 1-800-947-7379.

Women Caring for the Land, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Aug. 15, Blue Ox Organics, N11253 State Hwy 25, Wheeler. RSVP to Deb Jakubek at or 715-590-2130. For more information about this program, visit

Twilight Garden Tour, 4 p.m., Aug. 15 at the Spooner Research Station, one-half mile north of Highway 70 on Orchard Lane. For more information and a map visit the station’s web site at: or contact Kevin Schoessow or Lorraine Toman at the Spooner Area UW-Extension Office at 715-635-3506 or 1-800-528-1914.

Summer beef meeting, 6:30 p.m., Aug. 16, hosted by Oneida Nation Farms. The cost for the event is $10. Interested persons should contact Outagamie County UW-Extension at 920-832-5121 for more information and to register.

PDPW Dairy Dialogue Day Tour, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Aug. 16, Prairie du Sac. To learn more about August PDPW trainings and events, and to register, visit or contact PDPW at 1-800-947-7379.

Agronomy Field Day - Managing nitrogen for maximum returns, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Aug. 16, Fly-By Acres LLC, the Kroepliens, W2781 County Road O, Sheboygan Falls. Free. Event held rain or shine. For reservations/information contact the Sheboygan County UW –Extension Office at 920-459-5904 or email More information is available at

Discovery Farms Field Day, noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 17, at Roger Rebout and Sons Farm, 6401 W. Mineral Point Rd., Janesville, WI. For more info, contact Savannah Williams at 715-983-5668.

Baldwin Knowledge Plot open house, 2 to 7 p.m. Aug. 16-17, Legend Seeds plot, three miles north out of Baldwin on Hwy 63 at the intersection of 63/County Hwy E. Learn cutting edge information about various production practices from agronomy and industry experts.

2017 WI Hazelnut Field Day, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 19, at Spooner Ag Research Station, W6646 Hwy 70, Spooner, WI. Field day is free and open to public. To pre-register, call Jason Fischbach at 715-373-6104, ext. 5.

Ride to the Barns, Aug. 19, fundraising event to benefit land conservation sponsored by Tall Pines Conservancy. Rides depart at Camp Quad 6886 County Q, Washington County. For more info contact Bet Hoefer-Jezo, 262-369-0500.

WI Farm to Table 2nd annual Farm to Table Dinner and Fundraiser, 5 to 10 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., Aug. 19, at Voegeli Farms, N7190 State Road 69, Monticello, WI. To secure dinner tickets and for more information, visit, call event contact, Kari Kuehl, at (262) 203-4016, or email 

Northeast Wisconsin Antique Power AssociationValmy 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

Douglas County Beef Field Day, 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 22, Amnicon Town Hall, 8985 Hwy, 12, South Range, WI. Call 715-395-1515 for more info.

North American Manure Expo, Aug. 22 - 23, three tours. Tours on Aug. 22 require a $20 registration fee. There is no cost to attend any of the Expo events on Aug. 23. For more information visit the Manure Expo website

Organic Grain Field Day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 24, Wallendal Farms, 2410 5th Avenue, Grand Marsh, WI. For more info, call 612-868-1208.

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

ACE (Agricultural Community Engagement) On-the-Farm Twilight Meetings, 6 p.m., Aug. 28, Waupaca; Aug. 29, Mondovi; Aug. 30, Waukesha; Aug. 31 Dane. To learn more about August PDPW training and events, and to register, visit or contact PDPW at 1-800-947-7379.

Central WI Cow-Calf meeting, 3 to 6 p.m. Aug. 31, Stelter Farms LLC, W10563 County Trunk Y, Wautoma, WI. $5 registration fee. For more info call 608-297-3141.

September 2017

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

Wisconsin Pork Association classic golf outing, Sept. 6, check in 11:30 a.m., tournament at 12:30 p.m. at Windwood of Watertown. For more information visit

Grandparents Day on the Farm, 10 a.m, - 3 p.m., Sept. 10 - 11. Mulberry Lane Farm, W3190 County Road B, Hilbert. One Grandparent free per fully paid general admission. Contact info:, 920-989-3130,

Wisconsin Ag Open, begins at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 11, at Christmas Mountain Rd., Wisconsin Dells. Register by Aug. 11. For more info, call 608-836-5575. All proceeds to benefit WI Farm Bureau Foundation.

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

World Beef Expo, Sept. 22-24, Wisconsin State Farm Park, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis, WI. For more info visit