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WISCONSIN

Barron County

Bluegrass Festival, Sept. 7-9, Pioneer Village Museum, Cameron. Information: pioneervillagemuseum.org or 715-458-2080.

Groundwater sustainability field day, Sept. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 2416 11th Ave., Chetek. Information: Dale Hanson, dhans.charter.net@charter.net.

Horse rotational grazing pasture walk, Sept. 16, 1 p.m., Happy Hollow Stables, 1614 County Highway D, Turtle Lake. Information: Erin, 715-554-1493; Kevin Schoessow, 715-635-3506; or Lynn Johnson, 715-268-8778.

Specialty crop field day, Sept. 19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Greenlight Farm, Prairie Farm. Information: Kietra Olson, kietra.olson@wisconsin.gov, or Angie Sullivan, angie.sullivan@wisconsin.gov.

Kids and Cows Family Day, Oct. 13, 9 a.m., fairground, Rice Lake. Information: http://www.wisconsinbeefproducers.com or Lori Lyons, 715-210-0049 or lalyons4@yahoo.com.

Bayfield County

Wild Woods and Waters performance with stories, songs and images of flora, fauna and other natural resources, Sept. 7, 7 p.m. Big Top Chautauqua, 32525 Ski Hill Road, Bayfield. Information: 715-373-5552.

Cable Natural History Museum Golf Classic, Sept. 12, 11 a.m., TOIX and Deerprint golf courses, Cable. Information: 715-798-3890 or http://www.cablemuseum.org.

Brown County

Farm and food entrepreneur grant workshop, Sept. 28, Green Bay. Information: Liz Binversie, elizabeth.binversie@ces.uwex.edu or 920-391-4612.

Burnett County

Mike Lynch Starwatch Program, Sept. 6, 7:45 p.m., Crex Meadows, Grantsburg. Information: foc@grantsburgtelcom.net.

100 Women Who Care meeting, Nov. 14, Northwoods Event Center, Siren. Information: 100wwc.pb@gmail.com.

Chippewa County

Chippewa Valley Farm-City Day, Sept. 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Seibel’s Organic Dairy, 10494 157th Ave., Bloomer. Information: Katie Wantoch, katie.wantoch@ces.uwex.edu or 715-232-1636.

Clark County

Women Caring for the Land, Sept. 6, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Green Briar Farm, W936 County Road N, Colby. Information: http://www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com/​upcoming-events or 715-723-5561.

Columbia County

Alsum Farms and Produce Tater Trot 5K Run/​Walk, Oct. 27, 10 a.m., Alsum Farms and Produce, N9083 County Highway EF, Friesland. Registration: https://​runsignup.com/​Race/​WI/​Friesland/​AlsumFarmsProduceTaterTrot5K.

Crawford County

Villa Louis Carriage Classic, Sept. 7-9, Villa Louis Historic Site, 521 N. Villa Louis Road, Prairie du Chien. Information: http://www.carriageclassic.com or 608-326-4436.

Women Caring for the Land, Sept. 18, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fenn’s Folly, 12041 Severson Road, Ferryville. Information: http://www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com/​upcoming-events or 715-723-5561.

Dane County

CDR Master Artisan Short Course: Sheep, Goat and Mixed Milk Cheeses, Sept. 18-19, UW-Madison, Madison.

Gathering Waters’ Land Conservation Leadership Awards Celebration, Sept. 20, Madison. Information: gatheringwaters.org/​awards.

Seed to Kitchen Collaborative Farm to Flavor Dinner, Sept. 26, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., UW-Madison Campus Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard St., Madison. Information: https://​go.wisc.edu/​farmtoflavor or dawson@hort.wisc.edu.

Dairy Strong Conference, Jan. 23-24, Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, Madison. Registration opens Sept. 1. Information: dairystrong.org.

Dunn County

Red Cedar Demonstration Farm Fall Field Day, Sept 26, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., RCDF fields near Dunn County Highway Shop, 640 Stokke Parkway, Menomonie. Information: UW-Extension, 715-232-1636 or https://​dunn.uwex.edu/​agriculture/​red-cedar-demonstration-farm.

Midwest Farmers Horse Pull, Sept. 8, 1 p.m., Torch’s/​Neubauer Memorial, Menomonie. Information: Steve Gilgenbach, 715-632-2464.

WHPA under 3000#, Sept. 14, 5 p.m., Wisconsin National Pull, Dunn County Rec Park, Menomonie.

Midwest Farmers Horse Pull under 3100#, Sept. 14, 7 p.m., Wisconsin National Pull, Dunn County Rec Park, Menomonie. Information: Steve Gilgenbach, 715-632-2464.

Wisconsin Pony Pullers 49”, Sept. 15, 10:30 a.m., Wisconsin National Pull, Dunn County Rec Park, Menomonie.

WHPA under 3200#, Sept. 15, noon, Wisconsin National Pull, Dunn County Rec Park, Menomonie.

Wisconsin Pony Pullers 51”, Sept. 15, 3 p.m., Wisconsin National Pull, Dunn County Rec Park, Menomonie.

Midwest Farmers Horse Pull Heavyweights, Sept. 15, 6 p.m., Wisconsin National Pull, Dunn County Rec Park, Menomonie. Information: Steve Gilgenbach, 715-632-2464.

Wisconsin Pony Pullers 53”, Sept.16, 10 a.m., Wisconsin National Pull, Dunn County Rec Park, Menomonie.

WHPA Heavyweight, Sept. 16, 1 p.m., Wisconsin National Pull, Dunn County Rec Park, Menomonie.

Dunn County Soil and Water Health Partnership Fall Field Day, Sept. 26, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Red Cedar Demonstration Farm, Menomonie. Information: Katie Wantoch, 715-232-1636 or katie.wantoch@ces.uwex.edu.

Eau Claire County

Wisconsin Grassroots Network Grassroots Festival, Sept. 22, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., UW-Eau Claire Davies Center Ojibwe Ballroom, Eau Claire. Information: http://www.eventbrite.com/​e/​eau-claire-grassroots-festival-first-annual-tickets-47368609787.

Fond du Lac County

Campbellsport FFA Alumni Tractor Pull, Sept. 9, weigh-in 9 a.m., event starts at noon, Fond du Lac County Fairground, 520 Fond du Lac Ave., Fond du Lac.. Information: 920-960-1957 or 920-533-8957.

Baby Clydesdale Week Celebration, Sept. 10-15, Larson’s Famous Clydesdales, W12654 Reeds Corners Road, Ripon. Information: 920-748-5466.

Grant County

Platteville Dairy Days, Sept. 7-9, Legion Park, Platteville. Information: 608-348-8888.

Farm to Tech Table Progressive Dinner, Sept. 15, 5 to 9 p.m., Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, 1800 Bronson Blvd., Fennimore. Registration: 608-822-2379, http://www.swtc.edu/​farm-to-tech.

Fall Culinary Lunch, Sept. 21, Oct. 19 and Oct. 21, 11:30 a.m., Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, 1800 Bronson Blvd., Fennimore. Registration: 608-822-2424.

Green County

Humane Animal Husbandry Field Day, Oct. 7, 2 to 5 p.m., Matt and Peg Sheaffer’s farm, 16228 W. Skinner Road, Brodhead. Information: http://​estore.learngrowconnect.org/​home/​Adult-Workshops/​FIELD-DAY-Humane-Animal-Husbandry.html.

Green Lake County

Whooping Crane Festival, Sept. 8, 8 a.m., Princeton Public School and surrounding area, 604 Old Green Lake Road, Princeton. Information: 920-295-3877.

Iowa County

Healthy Hoedown Barn Dances sponsored by Upland Hills Health, Sept. 8, 6 to 7 p.m. potluck, 7:15 dance, Folklore Village, 3210 County Road BB, Dodgeville. Information: 608-924-4000.

Sustainability Weekend, Sept. 7-9, Folklore Village, 3210 County Road BB, Dodgeville. Information: 608-924-4000.

Farm and food entrepreneur grant workshop, Sept. 22, Dodgeville. Information: Barry Hottmann, barry.hottmann@ces.uwex.edu; Gene Schriefer, gene.schriefer@ces.uwex.edu; or 608-930-9850.

Jefferson County

Glacierland RC&D pasture walk, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Brattset Family Farm, N2437 Brattset Lane, Jefferson. Information: Kirsten Jurcek, 262-593-2077.

Kenosha County

Fall Fun Fest and International Migratory Bird Day Celebration, Sept. 15, Pringle Nature Center, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol. Information: 262-857-8008.

La Crosse County

Farm and food entrepreneur grant workshop, Sept. 21, La Crosse. Information: uwexmail@lacrossecounty.org or 608-785-9593.

Manitowoc County

Mid-Lakes Thresheree, Sept. 8-9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pinecrest Historical Village, 924 Pine Crest Lane, Manitowoc. Information: 920-732-1562.

Outagamie County

Corn Silage Drydown Event, Sept. 6, noon to 3 p.m., Triple T Dairy, W9739 County Road TT, Hortonville. Information: Extension office, 920-832-5128.

Corn Silage Drydown Event, Sept. 13, noon to 3 p.m., CHS Larsen Cooperative, W5394 Center Valley Road, Black Creek. Information: Extension office, 920-832-5128.

Corn Silage Drydown Event, Sept. 20, noon to 3 p.m., Scenic Valley Co-op and Infinity Feeds, 354 Morrow St., Seymour. Information: Extension office, 920-832-5128.

Corn Silage Drydown Event, Sept. 27, noon to 3 p.m., Neighborhood Dairy, W970 Van Asten Road, Kaukauna. Information: Extension office, 920-832-5128.

Ozaukee County

Milwaukee River Watershed Clean Farm Families’ Improving Soil Health in Our Farming Communities workshop featuring Ray Archuleta, Sept. 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Paulus Dairy Farm, W2828 Meadowlark Road, Fredonia. Information and reservations by Aug. 30: Jim Melichar, 262-206-1731 or jpmelichar@gmail.com; Mike Paulus, 414-378-6453 or cowsrus@paulusdairy.com; or Andy Holschbach, 262-284-8271 or aholschbach@co.ozaukee.wi.us.

Pepin County

Laura Ingalls Wilder Days, Sept. 8-9, Laura Ingalls Wilder Park, Pepin. Information: 715-255-0718.

Flyway Film Festival, Oct. 19-20, Stockholm, Pepin and Alma. Information: Lu Lippold, 612-998-0915 or lu@flywayfilmfestival.org.

Pierce County

Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo, Sept. 7-8, UW-River Falls Campus Farm, 1475 S. Wasson Lane, River Falls. Information: 715-425-3704 or http://www.uwrf.edu/​ANFS/​FalconFrontierDaysRodeo.cfm.

Northwest Wisconsin Beef Producers Association Fall Premier Sale, Oct. 27, 1 p.m., UW-River Falls, River Falls. Information: Leo Sanftner, 715-410-7664 or leosanftner@yahoo.com; Sue Glaser, 715-491-3904; or Jeff Bock, 715-425-0237.

Polk County

St. Croix River Association Celebration, Sept. 9, The Gallery at Horst Rechelbacher Farm, Osceola. Information: http://www.stcroixriverassociation.org.

Primitive Longbow Making, Thursdays, Sept. 13 through Nov. 15, 6 to 9 p.m., Amery High School, Amery. Information: http://www.witc.edu or 800-243-9482, ext. 4221.

Amery FFA Alumni Farm Toy and Tractor Show, Sept. 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Amery Middle School, Amery. Information: Dave Clausen, 715-268-7454 or clausen@amerytel.net.

Horse pasture walk, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to noon, Erin Osero farm, 1614 County Road D, Turtle Lake. Information: Randy Gilbertson, 715-520-2112; Lynn Johnson, 715-268-8778; or Kevin Schoessow, 715-635-3506.

Grape Stomp Festival, Sept. 22-23, Dancing Dragonfly Winery, St. Croix Falls. Information: ddwinery.com or 715-483-9463.

Wild Mushrooms 201, Sept. 26-27, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Amery Intermediate School, Amery. Information: 715-268-9771, ext. 220, or http://www.amerysd.k12.wi.us.

Beef silvopasture walk, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to noon, Wayne and Bev Jansen and Colton Jansen farm, 196A 183rd Ave., Turtle Lake. Information: Randy Gilbertson, 715-520-2112; Lynn Johnson, 715-268-8778; or Kevin Schoessow, 715-635-3506.

Venison Sausage and Jerky Making, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Dec. 2, 1 to 4 p.m., Farm Table, Amery. Information: http://www.farmtablefoundation.org.

Fly Fishing, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 6 to 8 p.m., Amery Intermediate School, Amery. Information: 715-268-9771, ext. 220, or http://www.amerysd.k12.wi.us.

Lamar Fiber Fest, Oct. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lamar Community Center, 1488 200th St., St. Croix Falls. Information: fibersmithfarm@gmail.com.

Eat Local: Fall Harvest Dinner, Oct. 13, 5 to 9 p.m., Farm Table, Amery. Information: http://www.farmtablefoundation.org.

Fur, Feathers and Fidelity: Military Mascots, Nov. 8-10, 3 to 8 p.m., Amery Legion Post 169, Amery. Information: 715-268-9771, ext. 220, or http://www.amerysd.k12.wi.us.

Fur, Feathers and Fidelity: Military Mascots, Nov. 19-29, Amery Area Public Library, Amery. Information: 715-268-9771, ext. 220, or http://www.amerysd.k12.wi.us.

Barn Quilt Workshop, Dec. 8, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Amery Community Center/​Senior Center, Amery. Information: 715-268-9771, ext. 220, or http://www.amerysd.k12.wi.us.

Cracking into Wild, Northern Nuts, Dec. 15, 3 to 5 p.m., Farm Table, Amery. Information: http://www.farmtablefoundation.org.

Sawyer County

Musky Hunt, Sept. 6-8, Chippewa Flowage, 9630 N. Treland Road, Hayward. Information: 715-462-3276.

Dehydrating Garden Produce, Sept. 23, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College, Hayward. Information: 888-526-6221, ext. 156, or http://www.lco.edu.

Sheboygan County

Women Caring for the Land, Sept. 12, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bossie Cow Farm, W6174 County Road SS, Random Lake. Information: http://www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com/​upcoming-events or 715-723-5561.

Sheboygan County Master Gardeners’ Horticulture Hotline, 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from May through September. Call 920-459-5900.

St. Croix County

Grazing beef and handling facility pasture walk and River Country RC&D annual picnic, Sept. 15, 3 p.m., Scott and Marie Belz farm, 1063 230th St., Baldwin. Information: Mary C. Anderson, 715-579-2206, or Kevin Mahalko, 715-314-0338.

Taylor County

Farm and food entrepreneur grant workshop, Oct. 11, Medford. Information: Cathy Mauer, cathy.mauer@ces.uwex.edu or 715-748-3327, ext. 3.

Vilas County

North and South Twin Lakes Musky Tournament, Sept. 8, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., meal/​awards 6 p.m., Northern Exposure Bar and Restaurant, 4384 Deerskin Road, Phelps. Information: 715-545-3555.

Wild Rice Festival, Sept. 15, Lac du Flambeau. Information: 715-588-3346.

Walworth County

Women Caring for the Land, Sept. 27, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Long Winter Farm, W1446 Lawlor Road, East Troy. Information: http://www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com/​upcoming-events or 715-723-5561.

Washburn County

Geocaching Event, Sept. 7, 4:30 p.m., Spooner Ag Research Station Teaching and Display Garden, Spooner. Information: Extension office, 715-635-3506 or 800-528-1914, or http://​spooner.ars.wisc.edu.

Meet Me in the Garden Seminar: Seed Saving, Harvest and Fall Clean-up, Sept. 8, 10 a.m., Spooner Ag Research Station Teaching and Display Garden, Spooner. Information: http://​spooner.ars.wisc.edu or Kevin Schoessow or Lorraine Toman 715-635-3506.

Cakes at the Lake: The Things Fish Need, Sept. 8, 8 to 11 a.m., Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, Sarona. Information: http://www.hunthill.org or 715-635-6543.

Wisconsin statewide

Great Lakes Logging and Heavy Equipment Expo, Sept. 6-8, Sunnyview Expo Center, 500 E. County Road Y, Oshkosh. Information: 715-282-5828.

Wisconsin Trappers Association Fall Rendezvous, Sept. 7-8, Marshfield Fairground Park, 513 E. 17th St., Marshfield. Information: 715-387-1261.

Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival, Sept. 7-9, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson. Information: http://www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com or wisbc@centurytel.net.

Wisconsin 4-H Gymkhana Horse Show, Sept. 8-9, Wisconsin State Fair Park, West Allis. Information: 414-266-7052.

Wisconsin Ag Open, Sept. 10, Christmas Mountain Village, Wisconsin Dells, Information: Darlene Arneson, darneson@wfbf.com or 608-828-5644.

Gathering Waters Land Conservation Leadership Awards, Sept. 20, 5:30 p.m., Monona Terrace, Madison. Information: events@gatheringwaters.org or gatheringwaters.org/​awards.

Wisconsin Master Gardener Association Conference, Sept 21-22, The Lismore Hotel, Eau Claire. Information: UW-Extension, 715-839-4712 or http://www.wimgaconferences.com.

National Normande Show, Sept. 22, 11 a.m., Iowa County Fairground, 900 Fair St., Mineral Point. Information: North American Normande Association, 800-573-6254 or 608-943-6091.

Wisconsin International Poultry Show, Sept. 29-30, Columbia County Fairground/​Veterans Memorial Field, Portage. Information: http://​wisconsininternational.com/​wp.

International Dairy Short Course, Oct. 1-3, Madison Concourse Hotel, 1 W. Dayton St., Madison, and visits to UW-Madison campus and area farms. Information: Karen Nielsen, 608-512-5040, or http://​globalcow.com/​shortcourse.

World Dairy Expo, Oct. 2-6, Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison. Information: worlddairyexpo.com.

National Organic Standards Board fall meeting, Oct. 24-26, InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront, St. Paul. Information: https://​tinyurl.com/​y8445lq7.

4-H Fall Forum and Hall of Fame Celebration, Nov. 2-4, Green Lake Conference Center, Green Lake. Information: Extension offices.

MINNESOTA

Freeborn County

Crops Field Day, Sept. 6, 9:30 a.m., Keith and Jay Kuiter farm, Clarks Grove. Information: Ryan Miller or Mary Jane Stearns, 507-536-6310.

Hennepin County

“Growing and Marketing Premium Garlic,” Sept. 29, Gale Woods Farm, Minnetrista. Information: http://www.sfa-mn.org/​the-garlic-project or Jerry Ford, 763-244-6659.

Morrison County

Beef Field Day, Sept. 11, 5:30 p.m., Berg’s Red-Tail Ranch, Joe and Nancy Berg, 10484 170th Ave., Little Falls. Information: Emily Wilmes, 320-255-6169, ext. 3.

Mower County

“Growing Great Garlic in Minnesota,” Sept. 11, Austin. Information: http://www.sfa-mn.org/​the-garlic-project or Jerry Ford, 763-244-6659.

Olmsted County

Feast! Local Foods Marketplace, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Mayo Civic Center, Rochester. Information: http://www.local-feast.org or Elena Byrne, 608-712-8340.

Waseca County

U of M Open House, Sept. 13, 4 to 8 p.m., Southern Research and Outreach Center, Waseca. Information: 507-835-3620.

MINNESOTA STATEWIDE

Minnesota Nutrition Conference, Sept. 19-20, Verizon Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato. Information: http://www.mnnutritionconf.umn.edu.

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy annual open house and fundraiser, Sept. 20, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., IATP office, Minneapolis. Information: https://​iatp.org.

International Wolf Symposium 2018: Wolves in a Changing World, Oct. 11-14, Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, 7025 Northland Drive, Minneapolis. Information: http://www.wolf.org.

Minnesota Beef Expo, Oct. 18-21, state fairground, Falcon Heights. Information: http://www.mnbeefexpo.com or 651-643-6476.

Export Exchange 2018, Oct. 22-24, Minneapolis. Information: http://www.exportexchange.org.

ELSEWHERE

Workshop on challenges for economic analysis of antibiotic use in food animals, Sept. 6-7, National Press Club, Washington, D.C. Information: Stacy Sneeringer, 202-694-5504, or Mary Thompson, 630-601-4152.

Digging deeper into soil health webinar, Sept. 11, noon. Registration: http://www.waterwaynetwork.com.

Feed and Pet Food Joint Conference, Sept. 17-19, St. Louis. Information: National Grain and Feed Association. Information: https://​imis.ngfa.org/​imis/​JointConference/​About/​Events/​FeedPetFood/​About.aspx.

Introduction to Integrity Beef Seminar, Sept. 18, 4 to 9 p.m., Noble Research Institute Pavilion, Ardmore, Okla. Information: http://www.noble.org/​events or 580-223-5810.

National 4-H Week, Oct. 7-13. Information: http://www.4-h.org.

Organic and Non-GMO Forum, Oct. 29-30, Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, St. Louis. Information: http://www.ongforum.com.

2018 Angus Convention, Nov. 3-5, Columbus, Ohio. Information: http://www.angusconvention.com or 816-383-5255.

Dairy Girl Network National Conference, Nov. 6-8, The Warehouse Hotel, Manheim, Pa. Information: https://​dairygirlnetwork.com.

DSANA Symposium, Nov. 8-10, Kansas City, Mo. Information: http://www.dsana.com.

Acres USA Eco Ag Conference and Trade Show, Dec. 4-7, Louisville Marriott Downtown, Louisville, Ky. Information: http://www.acresusa.com/​events/​2018conference.

National Ice Cream Mix Association annual meeting, Jan. 20-23, Lago Mar Resort and Club, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Information: http://www.icecreammix.org.

2019 Dairy Forum, Jan. 20-23, The Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes, Orlando, Fla. Information: http://www.idfa.org.






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