WISCONSIN

Adams County

Hunger and Health Summit, March 25-26, Chula Vista Resort, 1000 Chula Vista Parkway, Wisconsin Dells. Information and registration: www.feedingwi.org/programs/conferences/2019_summit.php.

Barron County

Department of Public Instruction Stakeholder Engagement and Listening Session, March 28, 2 to 4 p.m., WITC-Rice Lake, 1900 College Drive, Rice Lake. Information: Katie Feuerhelm, feuerhelmk@uwstout.edu or 715-232-2496.

FFA Leadership Workshop, March 29, 5 to 8:30 p.m., Turtle Lake Elementary School, Turtle Lake. Information: ckscholz@amerytel.net.

Wisconsin Beef Quality Assurance Certification meeting, March 30, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Government Center, 335 E. Monroe Ave., Barron. Information: Becky Schley, 715-537-6250 or becky.schley@ces.uwex.edu.

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

Bayfield County

Kirtland Warbler Program, March 21, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland. Information: www.nglvc.org or 715-685-9983.

Renewable Energy/Solar Buy Program, March 28, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland. Information: www.nglvc.org or 715-685-9983.

“Natural Solutions for Healthy Empowered Living,” March 30, noon to 4 p.m., Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland. Information: Pam, 715-292-1994.

Brown County

Department of Public Instruction Stakeholder Engagement and Listening Session, April 1, 5 to 7 p.m., Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Corporate Conference Center, CC 213/215, 2740 W. Mason St., Green Bay. Information: Katie Feuerhelm, feuerhelmk@uwstout.edu or 715-232-2496.

Burnett County

St. Croix Forestry Conference, March 28-29, Lodge at Crooked Lake, 24271 State Road 35 N., Siren. Information: www.stcroixriverassociation.org or Nicole Butler, 715-483-3300 or nicoleb@scramail.com.

Rep. Gae Magnafici in-district listening session, March 29, 9 to 11 a.m., Larsen Family Public Library, 7401 Main St. West, Webster. Information: 608-267-2365 or rep.magnafici@legis.wisconsin.gov.

Chippewa County

Your Farm’s Future: A Blueprint to Move Your Farm Forward, March 25, 9:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Chippewa County UW-Extension (Courthouse), 711 North Bridge St., Chippewa Falls. Information: Dunn County UW-Extension, 715-232-1636.

Dane County

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days Annual Meeting Luncheon, April 3, 11:30 a.m., Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison. RSVP: matthew.glewen@ces.uwex.edu.

Beginning Apple Grower Field Day, April 6, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Door Creek Orchard, West Madison Ag Research Station and Atoms to Apples. Information and registration: www.cias.wisc.edu/midwest-school-for-beginning-apple-growers. Questions: John Hendrickson, 608-265-3704 or jhendric@wisc.edu.

Dairy Calf & Heifer Association Annual Conference, April 9-11, Madison Marriott West, 1313 John Q. Hammons Drive, Middleton. Information: https://calfandheifer.org/2019-conference.

Dodge County

Mayville Lions Club dance with Gary and The Ridgeland Dutchmen, March 23, 1 to 5 p.m., Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St., Mayville. Information: Donna Gudex-Kamrath, 920-960-5318.

Mayville Lions Club dance with The Malek’s Fishermen Band, March 30, 1 to 5 p.m., Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St., Mayville. Information: Donna Gudex-Kamrath, 920-960-5318.

Mayville Lions Club dance with The Charlie Justmann Band, April 13, 1 to 5 p.m., Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St., Mayville. Information: Donna Gudex-Kamrath, 920-960-5318.

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.

Douglas County

HCE Quilt-A-Thon, March 28, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mariner Retail and Business Center, Superior. Information: cheryl.shockley@wisc.edu or 715-395-1363.

UW-Extension’s “Your Farm Future: A blueprint to move your farm forward” Program, April 3, 5:30 p.m., Amnicon Town Hall, 8985 U.S. Highway 2, South Range. Information and registration: Cheryl Shockley, 715-395-1547. or Jane Anklam, jane.anklam@ces.uwex.edu.

Dunn County

Regional Grazing Workshop, March 26, Menomonie. Information: maryc2anderson@wisconsin.gov.

Northern Wisconsin Beef Producers Summer Picnic, May 18, Sandy Acres, Elk Mound. Information: www.facebook.com/NWBPA.

Fond du Lac County

Fond du Lac Lioness Dances, March 24, March 31 and 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.

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.

Grant County

Professional Development Conference, hosted by Badgerland American Society of Safety Professionals Chapter and Madison OSHA Chapter, March 21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., UW-Platteville campus, Russell Hall. Registration: www.badgerland.assp.org.

Wisconsin Simmental Sale, March 24, 1 p.m., fairground, Lancaster. Information: Alicia Bosenko, nwbpa1948@gmail.com.

Department of Public Instruction Stakeholder Engagement and Listening Session, March 26, 5:30 to 7 p.m., CESA 3, 1300 Industrial Drive, Fennimore. Information: Katie Feuerhelm, feuerhelmk@uwstout.edu or 715-232-2496.

Farmer to Farmer — Regenerative Agriculture program, March 30, 1 to 4 p.m., Nohr Gallery of Ullsvik Hall, UW-Platteville campus, 1 University Plaza, Platteville. Information: www.facebook.com/grantcountyruralstewardship or 608-642-3054.

Jackson County

Black River Spring Thaw, April 12-14, Black River Falls. Information: blackriverspringthaw.blogspot.com.

Juneau County

Wisconsin Dairy Well-Being Roadshow, March 28, American Legion Hall, Elroy. Information: Extension office, 608-477-3945 or http://fyi.uwex.edu/animalhusbandryconference.

Manitowoc County

2019 PDPW Youth Leadership Derby, April 6-7, 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Kiel High School, 210 Raider Heights, Kiel. Information and registration: www.pdpw.org or 800-947-7379.

Soil Health and Cover Crop Forum, April 9, 9 a.m., Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center, 7001 Gass Lake Road, Newton. Information: 920-683-4169.

Marathon County

Wisconsin Dairy Well-Being Roadshow, March 21, Northcentral Technical College Agriculture Center for Excellence, Wausau. Information: Extension office, 715-261-1230 or http://fyi.uwex.edu/animalhusbandryconference.

Pierce County

Bull Buying Seminar, March 23, 11 a.m., Dairy Cattle Learning Center, Mann Valley Farm, UW-River Falls, 129 S. Glover Road, River Falls. Information: Allan Drinkman, allan@pinehillangus.com.

“Adding Value to Your Farm: Exploring On-Farm Dairy Processing,” March 27, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Best Western, 100 Spring St., River Falls. Information: Mike Travis, 715-672-5214, or www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events.

Spring Show Lamb and Kid Sale, April 6, 1 p.m., Mann Valley Farm, UW-River Falls, River Falls. Information: Scott Thompson, scottt@actionlabsinc.com, or www.IndianheadSheepandGoat.org.

36th annual 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

“Direct and Wholesale Marketing Success: Techniques for Increasing Your Farm Income,” March 21, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Farm Table, 110 Keller Ave., Amery. Information: 715-268-4510 or programdirector@farmtablefoundation.org.

4-H Leaders Federation Board meeting, March 25, 7 p.m., Government Center, Balsam Lake. Information: Chuck Prissel, 715-485-8600 or charles.prissel@ces.uwex.edu.

Rep. Gae Magnafici in-district listening session, March 29, noon to 2 p.m., Balsam Lake Public Library, 404 W. Main St., Balsam Lake. Information: 608-267-2365 or rep.magnafici@legis.wisconsin.gov.

Food and Faith Workshop/Retreat, March 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., First Lutheran Church, Amery. Information: 715-268-4510 or programdirector@farmtablefoundation.org.

4-H volunteer training, April 16, 6:30 p.m., Government Center, Balsam Lake. Information: Chuck Prissel, 715-485-8600 or charles.prissel@ces.uwex.edu.

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

“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.

4-H Leaders Federation Board meeting, May 20, 7 p.m., Fair Park, St. Croix Falls. Information: Chuck Prissel, 715-485-8600 or charles.prissel@ces.uwex.edu.

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

4-H Leaders Federation Board meeting, July 15, 7 p.m., Fair Park, St. Croix Falls. Information: Chuck Prissel, 715-485-8600 or charles.prissel@ces.uwex.edu.

Sawyer County

Pocket foods workshop, March 26, 5 to 8 p.m., Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College, Hayward. Information: LCOOCC Extension, 715-634-4790, ext. 121, or ext@lco.edu.

Herb garden workshop, April 2, 5 to 8 p.m., Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Farm, Hayward. Information: LCOOCC Extension, 715-634-4790, ext. 121, or ext@lco.edu.

St. Croix County

Cattle Feeders Clinic, March 27, 1 to 3 p.m., Ag Service and Education Center, Baldwin. Information: Extension office, 715-531-1930 or ryan.sterry@ces.uwex.edu.

Rep. Gae Magnafici in-district listening session, March 29, 3 to 5 p.m., Somerset Public Library, 208 Hud St., Somerset. Information: 608-267-2365 or rep.magnafici@legis.wisconsin.gov.

Washburn County

Master Gardener Volunteer Training, Tuesdays, March 26-June 18, 6 to 9 p.m., Spooner Agricultural Research Station, Spooner. Information: www.northcountrymgv.org/training.html; Kevin Schoessow, 715-635-3506 or kevin.schoessow@ces.uwex.edu; or Sue Reinardy, 715-462-3361 or sreinardy@centurytel.net.

Mini Master Gardener Short Course, March 30, 9 a.m. to noon, Bashaw Valley Farm and Greenhouse, Spooner. Information: 800-528-1914 or 715-635-3506, or spooner.ars.wisc.edu.

Apple Grafting Workshop, April 4, 6 to 9 p.m., Public Meeting Room, Spooner Agriculture Research Station, Spooner. Information: Lorraine Toman, 715-635-3506 or 800-528-1914, or spooner.ars.wisc.edu.

Waukesha County

Department of Public Instruction Stakeholder Engagement and Listening Session, April 15, 5 to 7 p.m., Waukesha County Technical College, B-115, 800 Main St., Pewaukee. Information: Katie Feuerhelm, feuerhelmk@uwstout.edu or 715-232-2496.

Waupaca County

New London FFA Alumni Toy and Craft Show, April 7, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Crystal Falls Banquet Hall, 1500 Handschke Drive, New London. Information: Carol Janke, 715-752-4247.

Waushara County

Sweet Corn and Tomato School, March 28, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hancock Agricultural Research Station, N3909 County Road V, Hancock. Information and registration: Wisconsin Fresh Market Vegetable Growers Association, 608-235-5925 or info@wisconsinfreshproduce.org.

Winnebago County

WPS Farm Show, March 26-28, EAA Grounds, 1001 Waukau Ave., Oshkosh. Information: www.wpsfarmshow.com.

Dairy Together Roadshow, March 27, 10 a.m. to noon, WPS Farm Show, EAA Grounds, Hospitality Room, 1001 Waukau Ave., Oshkosh. Information: 715-723-5561 or www.dairytogether.com.

WISCONSIN STATEWIDE

Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium Annual Meeting, March 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Board Room, 2811 Agriculture Drive, Madison. Register: Jodi Legge, jlegge@wiid.org or 608-848-1907.

Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Front-Line Supervisor Training-Part C, March 26, Chippewa Valley Technical College, Gateway Campus, Eau Claire. Information: WisCheeseMakers.org or Rebekah Sweeney, rsweeney@wischeesemakers.org or 608-286-1001.

Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Front-Line Supervisor Training-Part C, April 9, Madison. Information: WisCheeseMakers.org or Rebekah Sweeney, rsweeney@wischeesemakers.org or 608-286-1001.

2019 Dairy Calf & Heifer Association Annual Conference, April 9-11, Madison Marriott West, 1313 John Q. Hammons Drive, Middleton. Information: https://calfandheifer.org/2019-conference.

Wisconsin Corn Growers Association Grassroots Workshop, April 16-17, Madison. Information: Nicole Wagner, 262-372-3289 or nicole@wicorn.org.

Wisconsin Cheese Industry Conference, April 17-19, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. Information: Judy Keller, 608-286-1001 or jkeller@wischeesemakers.org, or CheeseConference.org.

National Guernsey Convention, June 19-24, Eau Claire. Information: www.usguernsey.com/national-convention.

MINNESOTA

Carver County

Women’s Agricultural Leadership Conference, “Agriculture 2019: Changing the Agscape,” April 10, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chanhassen. Information: Doris Mold, 612-414-7574 or doris@sunriseag.net.

Le Sueur County

Vineyard and Winery Management Workshop, March 23, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery, Kasota. Information: https://z.umn.edu/42ul or Lisa Smiley, winegroweralliance@gmail.com or 651-492-5393.

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

“House of Memories” dementia awareness workshop for professional caregivers, March 25, Minnesota History Center, St. Paul. Information: mnhs.org/houseofmemories.

“House of Memories” dementia awareness workshops for family caregivers, March 26-28, Minnesota History Center, St. Paul. Information: mnhs.org/houseofmemories.

MINNESOTA STATEWIDE

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

ELSEWHERE

National Stand Up for Grain Safety Week Kick-Off Event, March 25, Asmark Institute Agricenter, Bloomington, Ill. Information: www.standupevents.org/grain/index.cfm.

International Association of Fairs and Expositions Zone 4 Spring Conference, March 25-27, Ramkota Hotel, Sioux Falls, S.D. Information: www.fairsandexpos.com/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=iafe&WebCode=ZoneMeetings.

Stand-Up for Grain Safety Week, March 25-29. Information: www.standupevents.org/grain/index.cfm.

AgrAbility National Training Workshop, March 25-28, 1040 P St., Lincoln, Neb. Information: www.agrability.org/agrability-national-training-workshop/home; agrability@agrability.org; or 800-825-4264.

National 4-H Conference, April 5-11, National 4-H Center, Chevy Chase, Md. Information: www.4-h.org.

Cultivating Resiliency for Women in Agriculture webinar: Putting It All Together, April 12, noon. Information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/656524285598359809.

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

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.