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Country Calendar | July 9, 2018

posted: July 09. 2018 08:11a CST

WISCONSIN

Ashland County

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Conservation Listening Session, Aug. 6, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Vaughn Public Library, Ashland. Information: www.conservationvoters.org.

Barron County

60th Indianhead Saddle Club open pleasure and game show, July 15, Rice Lake. Information: Em Larsen, 715-234-7574 or elarsen@yahoo.com, or Sheila Kisling, 715-651-1213 or crosshairstables@gmail.com.

Bayfield County

Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association Field Day, Aug. 11, Dale Paulson home, Herbster. Information: www.wisconsinwoodlands.org or Valerie Damstra, 715-413-0430.

Brown County

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Conservation Listening Session, July 16, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Brown County Library, Green Bay. Information: www.conservationvoters.org.

Buffalo County

Midwest Farmers Horse Pull, Aug. 4, 11 a.m., Buffalo County Fair, Mondovi. Information: Steve Gilgenbach, 715-632-2464.

Burnett County

World Championship Snowmobile Watercross, July 20-22, Memory Lake, Grantsburg. Information: grantsburgwatercross.com or 715-463-H2OX (4269).

Wisconsin Botanical Foray, Aug. 9-12, Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area, Grantsburg. Information: Mary Ann Feist, 608-890-1427 or mfeist@wisc.edu.

Chippewa County

Next Energy Solution Solar Tours, July 14 and Aug. 4, locations in Chippewa, Dunn and Eau Claire counties. Information: 715-416-3022 or info@nextenergysolution.com.

Farm transition and dairy, River Country RC&D pasture walk, Aug. 24, 12:30 p.m., John Richmond farm, 12454 20th St., Colfax. Information: Mary C. Anderson, 715-579-2206, or Kevin Mahalko, 715-314-0338.

Columbia County

Implementing Your Grazing Plan, Southwest Badger RC&D pasture walk, July 12, 9 a.m. to noon, Fountain Prairie Farm, 1901 State Highway 16, Fall River. Information: Randy Zaugbaum, 608-745-3193, or Robert Bauer, 608-732-1202.

Red Barn Blues — Wisconsin State Horse Council Equine Foundation Benefit, July 28, 4 to 7 p.m., Shepard’s Barn, 7556 Marshall Road, Columbus. Information: “Red Barn Blues” on Facebook.

Dane County

Creative Placemaking Summer Institute, July 23-Aug. 3, UW-Madison. Information: Kate Hewson, kate.hewson@wisc.edu or 608-263-9290.

Wisconsin Turfgrass Association’s Summer Field Day, July 24, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., UW-Madison’s O.J. Noer Turfgrass Research and Educational Facility, 2502 County Highway M, Verona. Information and registration: www.wisconsinturfgrassassociation.org.

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Conservation Listening Session, July 25, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Madison Public Library, Madison. Information: www.conservationvoters.org.

Douglas County

Bowfest archery festival, July 27-29, Mont Du Lac Resort, Superior. Information: www.mdlresort.com.

Dunn County

Next Energy Solution Solar Tours, July 14 and Aug. 4, locations in Chippewa, Dunn and Eau Claire counties. Information: 715-416-3022 or info@nextenergysolution.com.

PDPW Dairy Tour, July 17, Son-Bow Farms, Spring Valley, and Alfalawn Farm, Menomonie. Information: www.pdpw.org or 800-947-7379.

Restorative grazing with sheep and beef, River Country RC&D pasture walk, Aug. 22, 6:30 p.m., Blue Ox Farm, N11253 State Highway 25, Wheeler. Information: Mary C. Anderson, 715-579-2206, or Kevin Mahalko, 715-314-0338.

Eau Claire County

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Conservation Listening Session, July 11, 6 to 7:30 p.m., L.E. Phillips Public Library, Eau Claire. Information: www.conservationvoters.org.

Eau Claire in Bloom Garden Tour, July 14, various gardens throughout Eau Claire. Information: eauclairegardenclub.com, “Events.”

Next Energy Solution Solar Tours, July 14 and Aug. 4, locations in Chippewa, Dunn and Eau Claire counties. Information: 715-416-3022 or info@nextenergysolution.com.

Tend-R-Leen 55th anniversary celebration event, July 16, Carson Park Pine Pavilion, Eau Claire. Information: www.formafeed.com/​tend-r-leen55th.

Breeding Bird Atlas Blitz, July 20, 7 to 11 a.m., Beaver Creek Reserve, S1 County Road K, Fall Creek. Information: 715-877-2212 or beavercreekreserve.org.

Eau Claire Garden Club bus trip to Prairie Moon Nursery near Winona, Minn., Aug. 2, leave Target parking lot (South Hastings Way, Eau Claire) at 8 a.m., return at 5:45 p.m. Registration: eauclairegardenclub.com, “Events.”

Grant County

Paddle the Platte: Identify Invasive Plants on a Scenic River, July 14, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., boat landing: 5466 Big Platte Road, Potosi. Information and RSVP: www.eventbrite.com/​e/​paddle-the-platte-identify-invasive-plants-on-a-scenic-river-tickets-46012295013.

Kickapoo Grazing Initiative and Southwest Badger RC&D pasture walk, Aug. 21, 10:30 a.m. to noon, 1435 Old Blue River Road, Blue River. Information: Ryan Studnicka, 608-383-3389, or Robert Bauer, 608-732-1202.

Green County

Grazing planning for grass-fed beef on rented land, Southwest Badger RC&D pasture walk, July 15, 1 to 4 p.m. Riemer Family Farm, W2252 Riemer Road, Brodhead. Information: http://​estore.learngrowconnect.org/ home/​Adult-Workshops/​FIELD-DAYGrazing-Planning.html.

In Her Boots organic field day, Aug. 3, Raleigh’s Hillside Farm, Brodhead. Information: 715-778-5775 or info@mosesorganic.org.

Jackson County

Organic pasture management, River Country RC&D pasture walk, July 18, 7:30 p.m., Prindle Farms, W11245 Prindle Road, Alma Center. Information: Mary C. Anderson, 715-579-2206, or Kevin Mahalko, 715-314-0338.

Adding acres and organic production, River Country RC&D pasture walk, Aug. 16, 1 to 3 p.m., Nathan Kling Farm, W15503 Kelly Road, Taylor. Information: Mary C. Anderson, 715-579-2206, or Kevin Mahalko, 715-314-0338.

Jefferson County

Glacierland RC&D pasture walk, Aug. 16, 5 to 8 p.m., Brattset Family Farm, N2437 Brattset Lane, Jefferson. Information: Kirsten Jurcek, 262-593-2077.

Kewaunee County

Growing TogetHER Field Day, Aug. 7, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Jauquet’s Hillview Dairy, Luxemburg. Information: https://​dairygirlnetwork.com.

Lafayette County

Wisconsin Farm to Table dinner and fundraiser, Aug. 4, 5 p.m., Darlington Ridge Farms, 24425 St. Peters Road, Darlington. Information: Kari Kuehl, 262-203-4016 or wifarmtotable@gmail.com, or www.wifarmtotable.com.

Manitowoc County

Hunter safety camp, July 16-19, Camp TaPaWingo, 915 W. PaPaWingo Road, Mishicot. Information: Kevin Palmer, 4-H youth educator, kevinpalmer@co.manitowoc.wi.us or 920-683-4169.

Tractor and Farm Safety Camp, July 17-19, Camp TaPaWingo, 915 W. PaPaWingo Road, Mishicot. Information: Kevin Palmer, 4-H youth educator, kevinpalmer@co.manitowoc.wi.us or 920-683-4169.

Manitowoc County 4-H summer camp, July 23-26, Camp TaPaWingo, 915 W. PaPaWingo Road, Mishicot. Information: Kevin Palmer, 4-H youth educator, kevinpalmer@co.manitowoc.wi.us or 920-683-4169.

Milwaukee County

Cream Puff 5K, July 18, 6:30 p.m., Wisconsin State Fair Park, West Allis. Registration and information: http://​wistatefair.com/​fair/​cream-puff-5k.

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Conservation Listening Session, Aug. 6, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Vaughn Public Library, Ashland. Information: www.conservationvoters.org.

Outagamie County

Tend-R-Leen 55th anniversary celebration event, July 17, Telulah Park Pavilion, Appleton. Information: www.formafeed.com/​tend-r-leen55th.

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Conservation Listening Session, Aug. 23, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Appleton Public Library, Appleton. Information: www.conservationvoters.org.

Pepin County

Stockholm Stroll, July 13, 4 to 7 p.m., Stockholm. Information: Amanda Scholz, 715-442-2050 or experiences@stockholmwisconsin.com.

Pepin-Pierce County Farmers Union Forum on Water Quality, July 15, 1 to 4 p.m., A to Z Produce and Bakery Farm, N2956 Anker Lane, Stockholm. Information: wfupepinpierce.wordpress.com or wfupepinpierce@gmail.com.

Stockholm Art Fair, July 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Stockholm Village Park. Information: www.stockholmartfair.org.

Pierce County

Junior Garden U, July 14, 9 a.m. to noon, UW-Extension Demonstration and Learning Garden, Hoffman Park, River Falls. Information: Extension office, 715-273-6781.

PDPW Dairy Tour, July 17, Son-Bow Farms, Spring Valley, and Alfalawn Farm, Menomonie. Information: www.pdpw.org or 800-947-7379.

Midwest Farmers Horse Pull, Aug. 12, 12:30 p.m., Pierce County Fair, Ellsworth. Information: Steve Gilgenbach, 715-632-2464.

Midwest Farmers Horse Pull, Aug. 18, noon, El Paso Days, El Paso. Information: Steve Gilgenbach, 715-632-2464.

Polk County

Antiques and collectibles appraisal event, July 13, 3 p.m., Amery Public Library, Amery. Information: 715-268-9340.

MOSES Organic Field Day: Wholesale Vegetables on a Small Scale, July 20, Seed to Seed Farm, Clear Lake. Information: 715-778-5775 or info@mosesorganic.org.

Midwest Farmers Horse Pull, July 26, 8 p.m., Polk County Fair, St. Croix Falls. Information: Steve, 715-632-2464.

Portage County

Agricultural Credit Issues Conference, July 19, 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Holiday Inn Convention Center, 1001 Amber Ave., Stevens Point. Registration: Cooperative Network, https://​cooperativenetwork.coop/​education/​events/​wisconsin-credit-issues-conference or 608-258-4405.

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Conservation Listening Session, July 30, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Portage County Public Library, Stevens Point. Information: www.conservationvoters.org.

Price County

Price County Antique Association Antique and Tractor Expo, featuring the Massey Family Collectors of Wisconsin State Show, July 21-22, 9 a.m., Price County Fairground, County Road H, Phillips. Information: Steve, 715-339-3652 or www.pricecountyantiqueassociation.org.

Richland County

Richland County Beef Producers and Richland County UW-Extension field day, July 21, 4 p.m., Kershner Cattle Co., U.S Highway 14, Lone Rock. Information and registration: Adam Hady, 608-647-6148 or adam.hady@ces.uwex.edu.

Rock County

OGRAIN Organic Grain Workshop and Farm Tour, July 12, Hughes Farm, Janesville. Information: 715-778-5775 or info@mosesorganic.org.

Sauk County

Taste of Sauk County at the Fair, July 13-14, Open Class Building No. 1, Sauk County Fairground, Baraboo. Information: Sylvia, 608-356-7096 or skpolka@yahoo.com.

Tend-R-Leen 55th anniversary celebration event, July 23, Municipal Park Shelter, Spring Green. Information: www.formafeed.com/​tend-r-leen55th.

Keeping Water in Our Soil: Uplands Watershed Group Farm Tour and Farmer-Fisherman Lunch, July 27, 9:20 a.m., Stapleton Grain, Hay and Livestock Farm, 5952 County Road Z, Spring Green, and Cates Grass-fed Beef Farm, 5992 County Road T, Spring Green. Information: Margaret Krome, 608-283-1440, or Gene Schriefer, 608-930-9850.

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Conservation Listening Session, Aug. 1, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Spring Green Public Library, Spring Green. Information: www.conservationvoters.org.

Sawyer County

Farm Volunteer Day, July 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College, Hayward. Information: 715-634-4790, ext. 121, or ext@lco.edu.

Make-and-Take: Ricing Sticks, July 31, 5 to 8 p.m., Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College, Hayward. Information: 715-634-4790, ext. 121, or ext@lco.edu.

Canning: Blueberry Jam, Aug. 1, 5 to 8 p.m., Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College, Hayward. Information: 715-634-4790, ext. 121, or ext@lco.edu.

St. Croix County

New Richmond FFA Alumni Tractor Pull, July 14, 10 a.m., Form-A-Feed, New Richmond. Information: Dave Miller, 715-684-9754.

St. Croix County Fair Tractor Caravan, July 15, 9 a.m., fairground, Glenwood City. Information: 715-220-7608.

Raising meat goats on pasture, River Country RC&D pasture walk, July 24, 6:30 p.m., Cylon Rolling Acres, 1956 240th St., Deer Park. Information: Mary C. Anderson, 715-579-2206, or Kevin Mahalko, 715-314-0338.

Trempealeau County

Women Caring for the Land, Aug. 17, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Donna Kehrmeyer farm, 15388 County Road EE, Osseo. Information: www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com/​upcoming-events or 715-723-5561.

Vernon County

Fencing Solutions for Graziers Workshop, July 21, 1 to 5 p.m., Willow Creek Ranch, E5930 Spring Coulee Road, Coon Valley. Registration: 608-732-1202.

Silvopasture Workshop, Aug. 3-4, Nettle Valley Farm, Spring Grove, Minn., and Willow Creek Ranch, Coon Valley. Information: Diomy Zamora, 612-626-9272; Keefe Keeley, 608-632-2719; or Diane Mayerfield, 608-262-8188.

Washburn County

Birds and Beer: The Lives of the Loons, July 12, 5:30 p.m., The Potter’s Shed, Shell Lake. Information: 715-635-6543 or www.hunthill.org.

Cakes at the Lake: Turtles with Bob Hay of Turtles for Tomorrow, July 14, 8 to 11 a.m., Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, Sarona. Information: 715-635-6543 or www.hunthill.org.

Kids in the Garden: Marvelous Monarchs, July 23, 4 to 5:30 p.m., and July 24, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Spooner Agricultural Research Station Display Gardens, Spooner. Information: 715-635-3506.

4-H Junior Camp, July 27-29, Leisure Lake Youth Camp, Trego. Information: 715-395-1363 or https://​douglas.uwex.edu/​4h/​special-events-and-camp-registration-and-info.

Warm-season grasses pasture walk, July 28, 10 a.m. to noon, Dave and Veronica Fogerty farm, 2473 Rolling Green Road, Spooner. Information: Randy Gilbertson, 715-520-2112; Lynn Johnson, 715-268-8778; or Kevin Schoessow, 715-635-3506.

Waukesha County

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Conservation Listening Session, July 12, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Waukesha Public Library, Waukesha. Information: www.conservationvoters.org.

Waupaca County

Women Caring for the Land, July 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bouressa Family Farm, N3775 Ritchie Road, New London. Information: www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com/​upcoming-events or 715-723-5561.

Silvopasture project funded through SARE Farmers Rancher grant, Glacierland RC&D pasture walk, Aug. 2, 5 to 7 p.m., Rosenow farm, E9451 Kanaman Road, New London. Information: Kirsten Jurcek, 262-593-2077.

Winnebago County

Women Caring for the Land, Aug. 14, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Buser Cattle Co., 6440 Wiesner Road, Omro. Information: www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com/​upcoming-events or 715-723-5561.

Wisconsin statewide

Wisconsin Agricultural Credit Issues Conference, July 19, 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Holiday Inn Convention Center, 1001 Amber Ave., Stevens Point. Registration: www.cooperativenetwork.coop or Ethan Giebel, 608-258-4405.

GrassWorks annual picnic, July 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Cavern Point Farm, M431 Drake Ave., Marshfield. Registration: Jason Cavadini, 715-650-7451 or jason.cavadini@wisc.edu.

Lumberjack World Championships, July 19-21, Hayward. Information: 715-634-2484.

Wisconsin State Fair, Aug. 2-12, Wisconsin State Fair Park, West Allis. Information: wistatefair.com.

MINNESOTA

Benton County

Benton County Dairy-Forage Field Day, July 12, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Czech’s Roadside Acres, 11032 105th Ave. N.E., Foley. Information: Emily Wilmes, 320-255-6169, ext. 3, or krek0033@umn.edu.

Dakota County

Groundwater Protection Rule public hearing, July 16, 1 to 6 p.m., Robert Boeckman Middle School, 800 Denmark Ave., Farmington. Information: www.mda.state.mn.us/​gwprhearingnotice.

Douglas County

Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Summer Fling Pasture Walk, July 25, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wagner Organic Dairy, Brandon. Information: Bonnie Haugen, 507-421-7170 or bonnie@dga-national.org.

Houston County

Silvopasture Workshop, Aug. 3-4, Nettle Valley Farm, Spring Grove, Minn., and Willow Creek Ranch, Coon Valley. Information: Diomy Zamora, 612-626-9272; Keefe Keeley, 608-632-2719; or Diane Mayerfield, 608-262-8188.

Hubbard County

Groundwater Protection Rule public hearing, July 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., American Legion, 900 First St. E., Park Rapids. Information: www.mda.state.mn.us/​gwprhearingnotice.

Morrison County

Morrison County Dairy Field Day, July 19, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Rainbow Acres, 13699 Highway 28, Swanville. Information: Emily Wilmes, 320-255-6169, ext. 3.

Nobles County

Groundwater Protection Rule public hearing, July 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Minnesota West Community and Technical College, 1450 College Way, Worthington. Information: www.mda.state.mn.us/​gwprhearingnotice.

Olmsted County

Groundwater Protection Rule public hearing, July 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Stewartville Civic Center, 105 First St. E., Stewartville. Information: www.mda.state.mn.us/​gwprhearingnotice.

Ramsey County

Field School for Ag Professionals, July 25-26, University of Minnesota Agriculture Experiment Station, St. Paul. Information: http://​blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/​2018/​05/​2018-field-school-for-ag-professionals.html.

Stearns County

Women in Ag Network Summer Tour, July 13, Millner Heritage Winery and Schiefelbein Farms, Kimball. Information: z.umn.edu/​WAGN2018Summer.

Groundwater Protection Rule public hearing, July 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud. Information: www.mda.state.mn.us/​gwprhearingnotice.

Todd County

Small Farm Tour, July 18, 2 to 5 p.m., Kleinschmidt Farms, 44910 County Road 21, Staples. Information: Eric Koehlmoos, 320-632-0164, or z.umn.edu/​smallfarms.

MINNESOTA STATEWIDE

Minnesota State Fair Job Fair, July 17, 4 to 8 p.m., Progress Center, State Fairground, St. Paul. Information: mnstatefair.org/​get-involved/​employment/​minnesota-state-fair-job-fair.

I-Hemp Conference, July 23, The County Annex-Multimedia Room, 422 Fifth Ave., Madison. Information: http://​thehempconsortium.com/​classes or Economic Development Authority, 320-598-7976.

The Critical Connection: Engaging with Today’s Consumer to Build Dairy Demand, July 24-26, Radisson Blu, Bloomington. Information: American Dairy Association of the Midwest, 763-355-9697.

ELSEWHERE

“Knowing Your Cost of Production and Dairy Outlook” webinar, July 17, noon. Information: https://​connect.extension.iastate.edu/​isuedairy; Larry Tranel, tranel@iastate.edu or 563-583-6496.

InfoAg Conference, July 17-19, St. Louis Union Station Hotel, St. Louis, Mo. Information: registration@infoag.org or 217-762-7955.

“Making Production Decisions During Challenging Times” webinar, July 24, noon. Information: https://​connect.extension.iastate.edu/​isuedairy; Larry Tranel, tranel@iastate.edu or 563-583-6496.

Agricultural Transportation Summit Conference, July 25-26, Westin Crystal City Hotel, Arlington, Va. Information: www.ngfa.org/​upcoming-events/​transportation-summit.

In Her Boots organic field day, July 26, Humble Hands Harvest, Decorah, Iowa. Information: 715-778-5775 or info@mosesorganic.org.

SowBridge 2018, Aug. 1, Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5. Information: https://​z.umn.edu/​SB-sample.

Iowa Women in Agriculture Conference, Aug. 2, Ankeny, Iowa. Information: Cheryl Tevis, 515-353-4425, or www.iowawomeninag.org.

PorkBridge 2018, Aug. 2, Oct. 4 and Dec. 6. Information: https://​z.umn.edu/​PB-sample.

National Agri-Marketing Association Boot Camp, Aug. 15-17, Kansas City, Mo. Information: www.nama.org or 913-491-6500.

OGRAIN Buckwheat and Sorghum Sudangrass field day, Aug. 29, Lily Lake Organic Farm, Maple Park, Ill. Information: 715-778-5775 or info@mosesorganic.org.

Oilseed and Grain Trade Summit, Sept. 30-Oct. 2, Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis. Information: www.oilseedandgrain.com.

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

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