WISCONSIN

Barron County

Barron County Dairy Breakfast, June 1, Cory and Janell Picknell farm, 790 6-1/2 Ave., Prairie Farm. Information: 715-455-1069.

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

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

Snake Feeding, May 11, 10 a.m., Cable Natural History Museum, Cable. Information: 715-798-3890.

Snake Feeding, May 25, 10 a.m., Cable Natural History Museum, Cable. Information: 715-798-3890.

Curiosity Center Grand Opening, May 25, 10 a.m. to noon, Cable Natural History Museum, Cable. Information: 715-798-3890.

Brown County

Spring’s Wings Bird Festival, May 11, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, 1660 E. Shore Drive, Green Bay. Information: 920-391-3671.

TasteBud Outdoor Culinary Event, May 16, 5 to 8 p.m., Green Bay Botanical Garden, 2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay. Information: 920-490-9457.

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.

Burnett County

Taste of Siren, May 11, 5 to 8 p.m., Tesora Restaurant, 23985 State Road 35, Siren. Information: 715-349-8399.

Calumet County

Mother’s Day farm event, May 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mulberry Lane Farm, W3190 County Road B, Hilbert. Information: 920-989-3130.

Wisconsin Micro-Brewers Beerfest, May 19, 1 to 6 p.m., Calumet County Fairground, Madison and Chestnut streets, Chilton. Information: 920-849-2534.

Chippewa County

Annual Runkle-Bechard Memorial Tractor Drive, May 11, 10 a.m., Pat Bechard home, E8093 1390th Ave., New Auburn. Information: Pat Bechard, 715-658-1014 or 715-764-1014, or Clarence Wicken, 715-237-2950.

“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.

Clark County

Converting to a grazing dairy operation, May 9, 1 to 3 p.m., Jimmy Bloome Farm, H3438 Blackberry Road, Unity. Information: UW-Extension Clark County, 715-743-5121.

Transitioning dairy cows from stored feed to pasture, May 23, 1 to 3 p.m., Kip and Jennifer Kauffman Farm, 122112 Oxbo Road, Stratford. Information: UW-Extension Clark County, 715-743-5121.

Unity Truck and Tractor Pull, May 25, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., American Legion Post 358, 233 E. Second St., Unity. Information: 715-650-1503.

Walking and talking crops field day, June 19, 12:30 to 3 p.m., Clark Turner Farm Field, West of County Highways O and N, Withee. Information: UW-Extension Clark County, 715-743-5121.

Columbia County

Small Community Forum, Aug. 28, Pardeeville. Information: www.wiruralpartners.org.

Crawford County

Spring Bird Migration Day, May 11, 8 to 11 a.m., Sugar Creek Bluff, 170 Pine St., Ferryville. Information: 608-734-9077.

Dane County

Silverwood Demonstration Farm Celebration, May 11, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Silverwood County Park, 771 Silver Lane, Edgerton. Information: Jeannine Richards, jeannine@savannainstitute.org; www.silverwoodpark.org.

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.

Gathering Waters Awards Celebration, Sept. 26, Monona Terrace, Madison. Information: gatheringwaters.org.

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

Horicon Marsh Bird Festival, May 9-13, Horicon Marsh area, Horicon. Information: 920-387-7893 or 920-485-4663.

Nest Box Hike, May 10, 4 p.m., Marsh Haven Nature Center, W10145 State Road 49, Waupun. Information: 920-324-5818.

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.

Door County

Festival of Nature, May 24-26, Ridges Sanctuary, 8166 State Highway 67, Baileys Harbor. Information: 920-839-2802.

Douglas County

“Lyme Disease: Why the Controversy?,” May 21, 6 p.m., Superior Library, 1530 Tower Ave., Superior. Information: Thomas Grier, 218-728-3914.

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.

Dunn County Dairy Promotion Breakfast, June 8, 7 to 11 a.m., Alfalawn Farm, N2859 290th St., Menomonie. Information: www.dunncountydairypromotion.com or Katie Wantoch, 715-232-1636 or katie.wantoch@wisc.edu.

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.

Eau Claire County

Chippewa Valley Antique Engine and Model Club tractor pull, swap meet and flea market, May 18, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Park, S4964 Porterville Road, Eau Claire. Information: www.pioneer-days.org.

Chippewa Valley Antique Engine and Model Club kids fun day, May 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pioneer Park, S4964 Porterville Road, Eau Claire. Information: www.pioneer-days.org.

Grant County

Morel Mushroom Festival, May 18-19, Village Hall, 206 N. Wisconsin Ave., Muscoda. Information: 608-739-3182.

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.

Iowa County

From Grain to Plate: A Field Day, June 30, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Meadowlark Organics Farm, 3036 Ridgevue Road, Ridgeway. Information: Margaret Krome, 608-628-2503, or Halee Wepking, 608-636-6794; register at www.eventbrite.com/o/margaret-krome-halee-wepking-11341002169.

Jackson County

Coulee Graziers Pasture Walk, May 16, 12 p.m., Steve and Pat Kling Farm, W15307 Wilson Road, Taylor. Information: Jamie Pfaff or Steve Okonek, 715-284-4257 or Steve Kling, Coulee Graziers Network, 715-662-5053.

Jefferson County

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.

Kewaunee County

Spring on the Farm, May 18, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Agricultural Heritage Farm, N2251 State Road 42, Kewaunee. Information: 920-388-0604.

La Crosse County

Driftless Outdoors Show, May 17, 4 to 9 p.m.; May 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Omni Center, 255 Riders Club Road, Onalaska. Information: 608-782-2286.

Manitowoc County

Bird Breakfast and Migration Celebration, May 18, 8 to 11 a.m., Woodland Dunes Nature Center, 3000 Hawthorne Ave., Two Rivers. Information: 920-793-4007.

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.

Dairy Golf Classic, June 13, Fox Hills Resort, Mishicot. Information: Maria Woldt, mwoldt@dairyforward.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.

Small Community Forum, Aug. 8, Crivitz. Information: www.wiruralpartners.org.

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.

Farmer Appreciation Day at the Ballpark, Aug. 11, Miller Park, 1 Brewers Way, Milwaukee. Ticket information: wisconsindairy.org.

Outagamie County

Nature’s Images Art Fair, May 19, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 1000 Islands Environmental Center, 1000 Beaulieu Court, Kaukauna. Information: 920-766-4733.

National Junior Genetics Conference, June 26, 2 to 4 p.m., Red Lion Hotel, Paper Valley, Appleton. Information: Corey Geiger, cgeiger@uwalumni.com, or Jodi Hoynoski, jhoynoski@holstein.com.

Ozaukee County

Wisconsin Berry Growers Association Berry Summer Field Day, May 22, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Witte’s Vegetable Farm, 10006 Bridge St., Cedarburg. Information: 608-235-5925, info@wiberries.org or www.wiberries.org.

Pierce County

“Managing Weeds in Gardens, Lawns and Landscapes” class, May 15, 6:30 p.m., upper level community room, River Falls Public Library, 140 Union St., River Falls. Information: Extension office, 715-273-6781 or diana.alfuth@wisc.edu.

Art Bench Trail event, July 19, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Prescott. Information: www.artbenchtrail.org.

Polk County

MOSES Organic Field Day, May 23, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Turnip Rock Farm, 260 95th St., Clear Lake. Register: 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.

4-H volunteer training, June 12, 6:30 p.m., Government Center, Balsam Lake. Information: Extension office, 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.

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

Portage County

Quilt, Craft and Amish Furniture Auction, May 18, fairground, 4504 Fairgrounds Road, Amherst. Information: 715-570-7749.

Price County

German Settlement Barn Dance, May 26, 7 p.m. to midnight, Lind Farm, N1169 German Settlement Road, Ogema. Information: 715-564-3299.

Sauk County

Wisconsin Beef Council’s “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.

Sauk County Clean Sweep, June 1, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Former Sauk County landfill, E8795 Evergreen Lane, Baraboo. Information: Sauk County Conservation, Planning and Zoning Department at 608-355-3245 or conservation@saukcountywi.gov; www.co.sauk.wi.us/landconservation.

Sheboygan County

The Big Cheese artisan cheesemaking event, May 24-26, The Osthoff Resort, 101 Osthoff Ave., Elkhart Lake. Information: 877-624-8995.

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.

St. Croix County

May Fair Event and Sale, May 11, 4 to 9 p.m., fairground, Glenwood City. Information: www.friendsofthestcroixcountyfairgrounds.com.

Art Bench Trail training, May 28, 6 to 7:30 p.m., The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson. Information: www.artbenchtrail.org.

Art Bench Trail events, June 12 and 19, Somerset. Information: www.artbenchtrail.org.

Art Bench Trail events, July 16, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lakefront Park, Hudson. Information: www.artbenchtrail.org.

Art Bench Trail event, July 31, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Hudson. Information: www.artbenchtrail.org.

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.

Trempealeau County

Arcadia Broiler Dairy Days, May 24-26, Memorial Park, 435 E. Gavney Road, Arcadia. Information: 608-863-2320.

Small Community Forum, Aug. 21, Independence. Information: www.wiruralpartners.org.

Vilas County

Classic Sled Round-up, May 25-26, Snowmobile Hall of Fame and Museum, 1246 Sled World Blvd., St. Germain. Information: 715-542-4463.

Walworth County

Elkhorn Antique Flea Market, May 19, June 30, Aug. 11, Sept. 29, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Walworth County Fairground, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn. Information: 414-525-0820.

Washburn County

Acoustic bat monitoring training, May 9, 7:30 p.m,. Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, Sarona. Information: 715-635-6543 or hunthill.org.

Master Gardener Volunteers Plant Sale, May 18, 8 a.m., Spooner Ag Research Station, Spooner. Information: 715-635-3506 or www.northcountrymgv.org.

Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Day, May 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum, 312 N. Front St., Spooner. Information: 715-635-2479.

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

Twilight Tour, Aug. 13, Teaching and Display Garden, Spooner Agricultural Research Station, Spooner. Information: 715-635-3506 or www.northcountrymgv.org.

Waushara County

4-H Youth Plant Science Day, July 9, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., fairground, Wautoma. Information: Extension office, 920-787-0416.

Wood County

Small Community Forum, Sept. 11, Nekoosa. Information: www.wiruralpartners.org.

WISCONSIN STATEWIDE

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 Cheese Makers Association Golf and Trap Shoot Outing, July 17, Lake Arrowhead Resort, Nekoosa; Castle Course at Northern Bay, Arkdale; Bull’s Eye Country Club, Wisconsin Rapids; Wisconsin Trapshooting Association’s Homeground Facility, Nekoosa. Information and registration: WisCheeseMakers.org.

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, July 23-25, Walter Grain Farms, Johnson Creek. Information: www.wifarmtechnologydays.com/jefferson.

Wisconsin State Fair, Aug. 1-11, Wisconsin State Fair Park, West Allis. Information: https://wistatefair.com/fair.

Wisconsin Sheep and 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.

World Dairy Expo, Oct. 1-5, Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison.

MINNESOTA

Benton County

Master Gardeners Plant Sale, June 1, 8 to 11 a.m., Coborns Parking Lot, Sauk Rapids. Information: Extension office.

Chippewa County

Minnesota Master Naturalist Volunteer Training, June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, and July 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., River Bend Nature Center, Watson. Information: Julie Larson, 320-589-1711, ext. 2120, or 888-241-4532, or info@minnesotamasternaturalist.org.

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.

Dakota County

Art Bench Trail event, Oct. 12, noon to 2 p.m., Carpenter Nature Center, Hastings. Information: www.artbenchtrail.org.

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

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

Urban Ag Day, May 14-15, state fairground, St. Paul. Information: Lara Hughes, 651-288-4321.

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

Stearns County

Emerald Ash Borer Open House, May 9, 6 to 8 p.m., Sauk Centre City Council Chambers, Sauk Centre. Information: Extension office.

Master Gardener Plant Sale, May 18, 8:30 to 11 a.m., St. Augustine Church, St. Cloud. Information: Extension office.

Stearns Breakfast on the Farm, June 1, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mill Creek Dairy, Kimball. Information: Extension office.

4-H Summer Camp, June 12-14, Koronis Ministries Camp, Paynesville. Information: Extension office.

Washington County

Po-Croix-Bar Outpost 4-H Camp, June 17-19, Camp Kiwanis, Marine on St. Croix. Information: Extension offices.

Art Bench Trail event, July 25, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Stillwater. Information: www.artbenchtrail.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

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

World Livestock Auctioneer Championship, June 7-8, Tulare Sales Yard, Tulare, Calif. Information: www.LMAauctions.com.

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.