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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.

September 2017

Fall Beef Meeting, 12:30-4 p.m., Sept. 16, register by Sept. 8, Cedar Barn Cattle Company, 11413 North Flat Rock Lane, Gillett. Registration $5 per person. To register, contact the Oconto County UW-Extension office at 920-834-6845 or go to https://oconto.uwex.edu/.

Organic Field Day, Opportunities in Organic Farming: Livestock, crop and vegetable production. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8, PrairiErth Farm, 2047 County Rd., 2100th St., Atlanta, IL. For more information email Anders Gurda at agurda@ces.uwex.edu or call 612-868-1208.

Graze River Country Pasture Walk, 12 to 3 p.m., Sept. 8, Lulich Farms, 63375 Highway 63, Mason. Dairy grazing apprenticeship program and improving pasture layout. RSVP to Mary Anderson at 715-579-2206. 

Villa Louis Carriage Classic, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8-10 521 N. Villa Louis Rd., Prairie du Chien. For more info call 608-326-2721.

Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival, Sept. 8-10, Jefferson County Fair Park, 503 N. Jackson Avenue, Jefferson. For more info visit wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com.

10th annual Chippewa Valley Farm/City Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 9, Bears Grass Dairy, S8495 County Hwy. V, Augusta, WI. For more info call Katie Wantoch at katie.wantoch@ces.uwex,edu or 715-232-1636 or visit farmcityday.com.

Thorp Chamber of Commerce Harvest Festival, Sept. 9, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 200 W. Liberty Dr., Thorp. For more info call 715-669-5230etx. 110.

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: info@MulberryLaneFarmWI.com, 920-989-3130, MulberryLaneFarmWI.com.

National Normande Show, 11 a.m. Sept. 9, Iowa County Fairgrounds, 815-841 Fair St., Mineral Point, WI. For more info call 608-943-6091.

Agro-forestry and grazing pasture walk, 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 8, Brattset Family and Feral Farms, N2437 Brattset La., Jefferson. For more info call 920-342-9504. Sponsored Glacierland Resource Conservation and Development Council's graziers networks.

Harvest Bounty Weekend, Sept. 9-10, Old World Wisconsin, Highway 67 south of Eagle. For more information on the event and admission fees, call 262-594-6301 or visit oldworldwisconsin.wisconsinhistory.org/.

Mid-Lakes Thresheree, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 9-10, 924 Pinecrest La., Manitowoc, WI. For more info call Steve Kress at 920-746-0706 or email skress1955@gmail.com or visit mid-lakesrusticiron.org.

Heritage Festival, noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 10, Schumacher Farm, 5682 Hwys. 19/113 Waunakee, WI. For more info call 608-849-4559. Admission.

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.

Evening Beef Pasture Walk, 5-8:30 p.m., Sept. 12, Greg Nowicki farm, R830 County Rd. M, Athens. Fee - $5 per person to help offset costs. RSVP by Sept 7 by calling 715-748-3327 ext. 9.

Corn silage whole-plant moisture testing, 9 a.m. to noon, Sept. 14, Rio Creek Feed Mill, 715 Frontier Rd., Luxemburg.  For more information contact Aerica Bjurstrom at 920-388-7138.

8th annual “Partnering for Progress” Chautauqua barn dance, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 16, Saxon Homestead Farm, 15621 South Union Rd., Cleveland, WI. Ticket info is available by visiting lnrp.org/barndance or emailing jenn@LNRP.org, or by calling (920) 627-1799.

Meuer Farm corn maze season, Sept. 16 - Oct. 29, N2564 US Hwy 151, Chilton. Open to the public Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. to dusk. For weather updates call the hotline at 920-418-4777.

Bacon Bash, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16-17, downtown River Falls. Outdoor festival featuring nation's largest outdoor bacon festival.

RD Vintage Steel Steam and Gas Engine Show, Sept. 16-17, Calumetville, WI. For more info contact Dennis and Shirley Lefeber at 4lefeber@gmail.com or 920-960-6157.

19th annual Richfield Historical Society Thresheree, Sept. 16-17, 1896 Hwy. 164, Richfield, WI. For more info call Herb Lofy at 262-297-1546 or email hsl1725@yahoo.com.

Maple Fall Fest, Sept. 16-17, Wildwood Park, Marshfield. Event features more than 150 vendors with original artwork, arts and crafts. Breakfast featured each day.

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 clausen@amerytel.net.

Twilight Sheep Grazing Pasture Walk, 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 19, Rocky Knoll Ranch, W5190 Meske Rd., Fort Atkinson. For more info call 920-342-9504. Sponsored Glacierland Resource Conservation and Development Council's graziers networks.

Corn silage whole-plant moisture testing, 9 a.m. to noon, Sept. 21, Door County Co-op, 6460 Hwy. 42/57, Sturgeon Bay.  For more information contact Annie Deutsch at 920-746-2263.

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

Graze River Country Pasture Walk, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 23, Charles Flodquist, John Richmond farm, 12454 20th St., Colfax. Transitioning the farm and the River Country RC&D annual picnic. RSVP to mary Anderson at 715-579-2206.

Dairy Grazing Pasture Walk, 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 26, Klessig family’s Saxon Homestead Farm, 15621 S. Union Rd., Cleveland, WI.  For more info call 920-342-9504. Sponsored Glacierland Resource Conservation and Development Council's graziers networks.

Women in Agribusiness Summit, Sept. 26-28, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN. for more info visitwomaninag,com.

Dairy Initiative Workshops, Sept. 27-29, Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport, 6401 S. 13th St., Milwaukee. For more info call Courtney Halbach at 608-262-6800.

Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals, 9:15 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 29, Liberty Hall, 800 Eisenhower Dr., Kimberly. Cost is $40 per person. Registration deadline is Sept. 22. For more information and registration visit http://tinyurl.com/ya6wvb9c or contact UW-Extension Ag Agent Darrell McCauley at 920-232-1970 or darrell.mccauley@uwex.edu.

Wisconsin Maple Syrup Producers fall tour, Oct. 14, starting at the Voyageur Inn and Conference Center, Reedsburg. Registration deadline is Sept. 29. Cost is $35 for adults, $20 for children under 12. The tour is open to everyone. To register contact Theresa Baroun, WMSPA Executive Director at director@wismaple.org or call (920)680-9320.

October 2017

Chop, Chop Weekend, Oct. 7-8, Old World Wisconsin, Highway 67 south of Eagle. Farmhands cut logs into lumber at the sawmill. For more information on the event and admission fees, call 262-594-6301 or visit oldworldwisconsin.wisconsinhistory.org/.

Pioneer Farm Days, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 14-15, 9327 S. Sheppard Avenue., Oak Creek, WI. For more info contact Dave Chvilicek at pfmc@wi.rr.com or 414-768-8580 or pioneerfarmdays.com.

Graze River Country Pasture Walk, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Oct. 28, Brad and Melissa Larson farm, N10688 County Road M, Colfax. Fall cover crops and how they fit in with a grazing operation. RSVP to Mary Anderson at 715-579-2206.

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