WISCONSIN

Barron County

Birds and Beer: Bird Migration, April 18, 5:30 p.m., Nezzy’s Sports Bar and Grill, 1345 Second Ave., Cumberland. Information: www.hunthill.org or 715-635-6543.

Wisconsin Rural Summit, April 24-25, Rice Lake. Information: Wisconsin Rural Partners, 608-751-8604 or rtb3629@gmail.com.

Barron County Historical Society Spring Membership Meeting, April 27, 11 a.m., Pioneer Village Museum, Cameron. Information: 715-458-2080 or pioneervillagemuseum.org.

50th anniversary Hungry Hollow Steam and Gas Engine Club Show, June 29-30, show grounds, Rice Lake. Information: www.hungryhollowclub.com or 715-234-8423.

35th annual Moon Lake Threshermen’s Association Threshing Bee and Minneapolis-Moline Summer Convention, Aug. 17-18, George Sollman farm, 862 2-3/8 St., Clayton. Information: 715-948-2533, 715-781-5566 or www.moonlakeshow.org.

Kids and Cows Family Day, Oct. 12, fairground, Rice Lake. Information: https://nwbpa.weebly.com/about-nwbpa.html or www.facebook.com/NWBPA.

Bayfield County

The Challenges on Gardening with Wildlife, April 18, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland. Information: 715-685-9983.

Wisconsin DNR Re-certification Class for Volunteer Safety Instructors, April 20, 9 a.m. to noon, Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland. Information: Katelyn.Juza@wisconsin.gov.

Earth Day Week Movie, April 22-26, 2 to 3 p.m. daily, Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland. Information: 715-685-9983.

“Paris to Pittsburgh” climate change documentary, April 22, 7 to 9 p.m., Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland. Information: 715-685-9983.

Wisconsin Historical Society Archives Earth Day Display, April 23-26, 1 to 4:30 p.m., Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland. Information: 715-685-9983.

Invasive Species Management Workshop, April 24, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland. Information: rshackleford@bayfieldcounty.org.

Piping Plover: Endangered Species on the Lake Superior Coast, April 30, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland. Information: 715-685-9983.

Brown County

Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom one-day training, July 31, 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., Neville Public Museum, Green Bay. Information: wisagclassroom.org, 608-828-5644 or darneson@wfbf.com.

Chippewa County

“Little Pink House” film screening, May 23, 6 to 9 p.m., WFU Kamp Kenwood, 19161 79th Ave., Chippewa Falls. Information: www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events.

Dane County

Women Caring for the Land: Conservation Learning Circle, April 24, 8 to 10 a.m. or 11:30 to 1:30 p.m., USDA NRCS office, 8030 Excelsior Drive, Suite 200, Madison. Register: mosesorganic.org/in-her-boots/events/#wcl.

“Making More from Milk,” April 23-25, Madison. Information: Wisconsin Farmers Union, 715-723-5561, or globalcow.com/making-more-from-milk.

Faith Labor Breakfast and Workers’ Memorial Pass Event, April 26, 8 a.m., Christ Presbyterian Church, 944 E. Gotham St., Madison. Tickets: www.eventbrite.com/e/faith-labor-breakfast-2019-and-workers-memorial-press-event-tickets-59540377873.

UW-Madison, Division of Extension and UW Center for Dairy Profitability’s Spring Professional Development Conference, May 2-3, UW-Madison campus, The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison. Information and registration: https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/ag-human-resources; questions: Trisha Wagner at Trisha.wagner@ces.uwex.edu or Simon Jette-Nantel at Simon.jattenantel@uwrf.edu.

UW-Madison Dairy Science Dave Dickson Memorial Golf Classic, May 15, University Ridge Golf Course, 9002 County Road PD, Verona. Information and registration: dysci.wisc.edu under Golf Outing tab. Questions: Emma Olstad, olstad2@wisc.edu or 608-712-0073.

Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom one-day training, July 9, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., West Madison Research Station, Madison. Information: wisagclassroom.org, 608-828-5644 or darneson@wfbf.com.

2019 College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Awards Banquet and Ceremony, Oct. 17, 5:30 p.m., Varsity Hall at Union South, UW-Madison campus, 1308 W. Dayton St., Madison. Information: 608-890-2999 or alumni@cals.wisc.edu.

Dodge County

Mayville Lions Club dance with Barefoot Becky and The Ivanhoe Dutchmen, April 27, 1 to 5 p.m., Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St., Mayville. Information: Donna Gudex-Kamrath, 920-960-5318.

Mayville Lions Club dance with Musical Brass, May 25, 1 to 5 p.m., Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St., Mayville. Information: Donna Gudex-Kamrath, 920-960-5318.

Dunn County

Northern Wisconsin Beef Producers Association Summer Picnic and Farm Tour, May 18, Sandy Acres, 2435 50th Ave., Elk Mound. Information: 715-579-2917 or www.facebook.com/NWBPA.

Women Caring for the Land Event, July 15, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., EB Ranch, N13346 490th St., Ridgeland. Information: 715-723-5561 or wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events.

Fond du Lac County

Knights of Columbus Charity Fund Dance, April 14, 1 to 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 795 Fond du Lac Ave., Fond du Lac. Information: Donna Gudex-Kamrath, 920-960-5318.

Fond du Lac Lioness Dance, April 28, 1 to 5 p.m., Marghael’s Dance Hall, N7688 Van Dyne Road, Fond du Lac. Information: Donna Gudex-Kamrath, 920-960-5318.

Green County

“Little Pink House” film screening, May 19, noon to 3 p.m., Pleasant View Nursing Home, N3150 State Highway 81, Monroe. Information: www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events.

Jefferson County

Soil Health Field Day, April 18, 2 to 4 p.m., Tom and Margaret Burlingham Farm, N1718 County Road E, Palmyra. Registration: Extension Jefferson County, 920-674-7295.

Spring Grazing Meeting, April 23, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Jefferson County UW-Extension Building, 846 Collins Road, Jefferson. Registation: Kirsten Jurcek, 920-342-9504 (call or text) or kjurcek1@centurytel.net.

Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival, Sept. 6-8, Jefferson Fair Park, Jefferson. Information: Carol Black, 920-296-0326 or rbblack@powercom.net; www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com.

Manitowoc County

Alpaca Odyssey, June 2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., LondonDairy Alpaca Ranch, 6827 State Highway 147, Two Rivers. Information: Kevin Stoer, 920-793-4165, ldalpacas@charter.net or www.londondairyalpacas.com.

Alpaca Basics Clinic, June 8, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., LondonDairy Alpaca Ranch, 6827 State Highway 147, Two Rivers. Registeration and information: Kevin Stoer, 920-793-4165, ldalpacas@charter.net or www.londondairyalpacas.com.

Marinette County

National Walleye Tour, May 30-31, Marinette. Information: 612-424-0708, 501-317-7548 or www.nationalwalleyetour.com.

Women Caring for the Land Event, July 8, 4 to 8 p.m., Pape Family Pastures, W5420 Leslie Road, Peshtigo. Information: 715-723-5561 or wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events.

Milwaukee County

Governor’s Blue Ribbon Meat Products Auction, Aug. 6, registration: 5:30 p.m., auction: 7 p.m., Expo Center, Wisconsin State Fairground, West Allis.

Pierce County

St. Croix Valley Bull Test Auction, April 20, Dairy Cattle Learning Center, Mann Valley Farm, UW-River Falls, 129 S. Glover Road, River Falls. Information: Allan Drinkman, allan@pinehillangus.com.

Polk County

Clear Lake Earth Day Celebration, April 20, Gaylord A. Nelson Education Center, Clear Lake. Information: Cindy Hatella, 715-225-9320 or youweremade2thrive@gmail.com.

4-H Dairy Judging Contest, April 20, 1 p.m., Minglewood Farms, 74 105th St., Deer Park. Information: Extension office, 715-485-8600.

“Vegetable Container Gardening,” April 25, 6 to 8 p.m., Amery Middle School, Amery. Information: Community Ed, 715-268-9771, ext. 220.

Outdoor Skills Expo, April 27, noon to 4 p.m., Interstate Park Ice Age Visitor Center, St. Croix Falls. Information: St. Croix River Association, 715-483-3300 or www.stcroixriverassociation.org.

Sheep and goats weigh-in and registration, April 27, 9 to 11 a.m., fairground, St. Croix Falls. Information: www.polk.uwex.edu.

Safe Tractor Operator Contest, April 27, 6 p.m., Neumann farm, 2250 Fifth Ave., New Richmond. Information: Bjorn Neumann, 612-709-2479.

“Gardening for Butterflies, Hummingbirds and Bees,” May 2, 6 to 8 p.m., Amery Middle School, Amery. Information: Community Ed, 715-268-9771, ext. 220.

Spring Art Tour, May 3-5, studio sites throughout the county. Information: www.earthartswi.org.

MOSES Organic Field Day, May 23, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Turnip Rock Farm, 260 95th Street, Clear Lake. Register online at mosesorganic.org/farmstead-micro-creamery or call 888-90-MOSES.

“Begin a Farmstead Micro-Creamery,” May 23, Cosmic Wheel Creamery, Clear Lake. Information: https://mosesorganic.org.

Learn to Paddle, June 1, 1 to 4 p.m., Interstate Park, St. Croix Falls. Information: St. Croix River Association, 715-483-3300 or www.stcroixriverassociation.org.

Area Animal Science Day, June 18, fairground, St. Croix Falls. Information: Extension office, 715-485-8600.

Interstate Livestock Show, June 21-22, fairground, St. Croix Falls. Information: Extension office, 715-485-8600.

Rock County

Rock County Beef Preview Show, April 20, Janesville. Information: Alicia Bosenko, nwbpa1948@gmail.com.

Sauk County

Wisconsin Beef Council’s 2nd annual “Mooove” It On Cattle Drive 5K/10K Fun Run/Walk, May 18, Great Sauk State Trail, Prairie du Sac. Registration: www.beeftips.com/nutrition/team-beef.

Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy’s Dairy Plant Food Safety Workshop, May 21-22, Foremost Farms, E10889 Penny Lane, Baraboo. Information and registration: www.idfa.org/events/dpfsw#Baraboo or 202-737-4332.

Sheboygan County

Women Caring for the Land Event, July 10, 4 to 8 p.m., Perennial Farms LLC, N3804 County Road E, Waldo. Information: 715-723-5561 or wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events.

Taylor County

Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom annual bus tour, July 15-16, agricultural stops in Taylor County. Information: wisagclassroom.org, 608-828-5644 or darneson@wfbf.com.

Washburn County

Prairie Fling, June 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, Sarona. Information: 715-635-6543 or www.hunthill.org.

Walworth County

Poverty Simulation, April 27, 9 a.m. to noon, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lake Geneva. Registration: Amanda Kostman, Amanda.kostman@wisc.edu or 262-741-4951.

Women Caring for the Land: Conservation Learning Circle, May 1, 8 to 10 a.m. or 11:30 to 1:30 p.m., USDA NRCS Elkhorn Service Center, 225 O’Connor Drive, Elkhorn. Register: mosesorganic.org/in-her-boots/events/#wcl.

WISCONSIN STATEWIDE

Wisconsin Rural Summit, April 24-25, Rice Lake. Information: Wisconsin Rural Partners, 608-751-8604 or rtb3629@gmail.com.

Wisconsin Jersey Spring Spectacular Show, May 3-4, fairground, Viroqua. Information: Karla Peterson, 608-606-1818 or karlap2008@live.com.

Midwest Food Products Association Spring Summit and Scramble, May 29-30, Kalahari Convention Center/Trappers Turn, Wisconsin Dells. Information: jane.algiers@mwfpa.org.

Paddle Namekagon, June 8-14, Namekagon River, northwest Wisconsin. Information: St. Croix River Association, 715-483-3300 or www.stcroixriverassociation.org.

National Guernsey Convention, June 19-23, Metropolis Resort, Eau Claire, and surrounding farms. Information: www.usguernsey.com/national-convention or Kim Grewe, 417-850-0382.

Wisconsin 4-H and Youth Conference, June 24-27, UW-Madison, Madison. Information: Justin Lieck, Justin.lieck@ces.uwex.edu or 608-263-5971, or https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/wi4hedopp/adult-advisors.

Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Sept. 6-8, Jefferson Fair Park, 503 N Jackson Ave., Jefferson. Information: Carol Black, 920 296-0326 or rbblack@powercom.net or www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com.

MINNESOTA

Chisago County

St. Croix River Association Spring Gathering, May 17, 6 p.m., Terra Nue Farm, Shafer. Information: St. Croix River Association, 715-483-3300 or www.stcroixriverassociation.org.

Goodhue County

Rural Voices Discussion, April 26, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Artisan Plaza, 1223 Fourth St. South, Cannon Falls. Information: Brita Moore, 651-308-2435 or brita@mfu.org.

National Walleye Tour, May 2-3, Red Wing. Information: 612-424-0708, 501-317-7548 or www.nationalwalleyetour.com.

Hennepin County

Ag Innovation Showcase 11th annual conference, “The Power of Convergence: Food, Health and Energy,” Sept. 9-11, The Guthrie, Minneapolis. Information: www.ashowcase.com.

Dairy Plant Food Safety Workshop, Oct. 15-16, Minneapolis. Information: www.usdairy.com/events.

Olmsted County

45th annual Days of Yesterday Show, Aug. 10-11, History Center of Olmsted County, Rochester. Information: Tom Hager, 507-208-5905; Cody Hager, 507-696-4765; or www.MHRT.org/show.html.

Ramsey County

Dairy Experience Forum, July 16-18, St. Paul RiverCentre, St. Paul. Information: 763-355-9697 or DairyExperienceForum.com.

Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy’s Dairy Plant Food Safety Workshop, Oct. 15-16, Land O’Lakes Inc., 4001 Lexington Ave. N., Arden Hills, Minn. Information and registration: www.idfa.org/events/dpfsw#Minneapolis or 202-737-4332.

Stearns County

Rose Education Day, May 4, 8 to 11:30 a.m., Whitney Senior Center, St. Cloud. Information: Extension office.

Washington County

“Season Extension and Farm Efficiency” farm tour, April 27, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 10th Street Farm and Market, 13197 10th St. South, Afteron. Information: Annelie Livingston-Anderson, 507-523-3366 or annelie@landstewardshipproject.org, or https://landstewardshipproject.org/events/seasonextension.

Breakfast and Birding, May 4, Afton State Park, Afton. Information: St. Croix River Association, 715-483-3300 or www.stcroixriverassociation.org.

MINNESOTA STATEWIDE

Conference on Precision Dairy Farming, June 18-20, Mayo Civic Center, Rochester. Information: www.precisiondairyfarming.com/2019.

Minnesota State Fair, Aug. 22-Sept. 2, state fairground, Falcon Heights. Information: www.mnstatefair.org.

ELSEWHERE

National Organic Standards Board meeting, April 24-26, Seattle. Information: www.ams.usda.gov.

National 4-H Day of Service, April 27. Information: https://4-h.org.

Farm Foundation trade conference, “Agricultural Trade in a Time of Uncertainty,” April 30, 8:30 a.m., DoubleTree Hotel Crystal City, Arlington, Va. Information: www.farmfoundation.org or Mary Thompson, 630-601-4152.

Animal Agriculture Alliance Summit, “A Seat at the Table,” May 8-9, InterContinental At the Plaza Hotel, Kansas City, Mo. Information: www.animalagalliance.org/summit.

ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, May 19-21, Lexington Convention Center, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington, Ky.. Registration: https://one.alltech.com/register.

Hay Tool Swap Meet and Show, June 13-15, 890 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana, Ind. Information: https://haytrolleyheaven.com/annual-hay-tool-swap-meet-and-show.

National Walleye Tour, July 25-26, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Information: 612-424-0708, 501-317-7548 or www.nationalwalleyetour.com.

Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy’s Dairy Plant Food Safety Workshop, Oct. 22-23, Friendly’s Ice Cream, 1855 Boston Road, Wilbraham, Mass. Information and registration: www.idfa.org/events/dpfsw#Wilbraham or 202-737-4332.