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Agri-View offers a schedule of events of special interest to our readers. Some events and activities might require advance registration. Email agriview@madison.com with calendar submissions.

September 19

"So you want to raise beef?" series part four

The event will be held from 8:45 to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 19 at Emerald Lane Angus Farm, 123970 Wuertzburg Road, Edgar, Wisconsin. Theme is forage, husbandry and marketing strategies. Call 715-748-3327 ext. 3 or 715-743-5121 for more information.

Women Caring for the Land program

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 19 at Greenleaf Fireman's Park, 1588 Fair Road, Greenleaf, Wisconsin. Free event is open to women who want to learn more about practices such as rotational grazing, cover crops or pollinator plantings. Call 715-723-5561 or visit www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com/events for more information.

Saturated Buffer, Water Quality and Drone Field Day

The event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at Paustian Farms Saturated Buffer Site, 22480 70th Ave., Walcott, Iowa. Free, open to the public and includes complimentary meal. Contact justin.bisinger@ia.usda.gov or 563-391-1403 ext. 3 for more information.

September 20

Dairy tours

The tours will begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 20 at Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy, N4893 County Road C, Kewaunee, Wisconsin. Tour stops include a view of the farmstead cheese-production facility, rotary milking parlor and a visit to the calf ranch. Each tour ends with a sampling of award-winning Ponderosa Farmstead cheese. First come, first served. Visit www.pagelsponderosa.com for more information.

September 21

Soil Health Pasture Walk

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 21 at Anathoth Community Farm, 740 Round Lake Road, Luck, Wisconsin. The major emphasis of the pasture walk will be on soil health and watershed protection. Call 715-472-8721 or 715-537-6250 or 715-268-8778 for more information.

National Normande Show

The event will begin at 10 a.m. Sept. 21 at the Iowa County Fairgrounds, 815-841 Fair St., Mineral Point, Wisconsin. The show offers attendees the opportunity to see beef and dairy Normande animals from the Midwest, and gives those attending an opportunity to connect with Normande breeders. Call 608-943-6091 or 800-573-6254 for more information.

Truck and Tractor Pull

The event will be held from noon to midnight Sept. 21 at the Green County Fairgrounds, 2600 10th St., Monroe, Wisconsin. The pull will begin at noon and run until 7 p.m., followed by the band Super Tuesday entertaining from 8 p.m. to midnight. Call 608-558-4679 for more information.    

Sept. 21-22

Wisconsin River Woodcarving Show

The show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 21 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Holiday Inn, 1001 Amber Ave., Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Show includes featured carvers, a carving competition and demonstrations. Cost is $5 for adults, and free for ages 12 and younger. Visit www.wisconsinriverwoodcarvers.org or call 715-341-2214 for more information.

September 23

Shepard's View Farm Field Day

The field day will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the farm of Dustin and Bonnie Voegeli, 12183 Trotter Road, Argyle, Wisconsin. The event will address animal walkways, cover crops and rotational grazing. Also featured will be a discussion of mini grants awarded by the Pecatonica Pride producer-led watershed protection group and programs offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service. Contact aprils.csa.garden@gmail.com for more information.

September 24

Farm Building Structural Failures meeting

The event will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 24 at Gilmanton American Legion, W736 County Road B, Gilmanton, Wisconsin. The meeting will address why farm building structural failures happened between 2010 and 2019, and how to prevent them in the future. Contact 608-685-6256 or carl.duley@wisc.edu for more information.

Corn Silage Dry Down Day

The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 24 at Schneider Farms Inc., W2920 Faro Springs Road, Hilbert, Wisconsin. Collect three to five stalks from a representative area within the field -- cut at chopper height. Include name, address, phone number, hybrid planted, relative maturity and planting date. Once samples are cut don't delay bringing them to the site, so moisture isn't lost. Suggested $3 donation per sample to cover costs. Visit calumet.extension.wisc.edu for more information.

Webinar: Healthy gut, healthy calf, healthy future

The webinar will be held at noon Sept. 24. Andy Skidmore of Lallemand Animal Nutrition and Michael Steele of the University of Guelph will present on supporting calf health. Visit calfandheifer.org for more information.

4-H Family Fun Night

The event will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center, 7001 Gass Lake Road, Newton, Wisconsin. Event will feature hands-on learning activities and games in many project areas including arts and crafts, dogs, horses, poultry and rabbits, rockets, rabbit hopping and more. Contact kevin.palmer@wisc.edu or 920-242-5448 for more information.

Sept. 24-26

Women in Agribusiness Summit

The event will be held Sept. 24-26 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis at 1300 Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis. The summit will provide opportunities to network with agribusiness professionals and learn about industry outlooks and trends. Visit womeninag.com or call 207-244-9544 for more information.

September 25

"Meeting Tomorrow's Feeding Challenges Today" meeting

The event will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 25 at Millhome Supper Club, 16524 Lax Chapel Road, Kiel, Wisconsin, or from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at Liberty Hall, 800 Eisenhower Drive, Kimberly, Wisconsin. Presenters for both sessions include Form-A-Feed Forage Quality Specialist Troy Brown on “How to Harvest, Store, and Feed this Year’s Forages” and Outagamie County Crops and Soils Extension Agent Kevin Jarek on “Negotiating a Fair Price with this Year’s Forages.” Cost is $5. Visit bit.ly/2lzRHPV for more information.

Fall Field Day

The event will be held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Red Cedar Demonstration Farm, 3303 U.S. Highway-12, Menomonie, Wisconsin. Topics include interseeding cover crops at various growth stages, update on Nitrogen Use Efficiency project, precision ag for profitability, and maintaining soil of fertility for profitably and soil health. Contact katie.wantoch@wisc.edu or 715-232-1636 for more information.

Sept. 25-26

Dairyland Initiative Workshop

The two-day workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day Sept. 25-26 at the Sheraton Madison Hotel, 706 John Nolen Drive, Madison, Wisconsin. The event will focus on automated-milking-system facility design. It will combine lectures, discussions, video analysis and case-based group exercises. Presenters will be Nigel Cook, University of Wisconsin-Madison-School of Veterinary Medicine and Courtney Halbach, outreach specialist for The Dairyland Initiative. Also speaking will be advisors from 4dBarn. Visit apps.vetmed.wisc.edu/cereg or contact 608-265-5206 or carrie.tobin@wisc.edu or 608-262-6800 or courtney.halbach@wisc.edu for more information.

September 26

Food and Family Conference

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the University Club, 76 E. Monroe St., Chicago, Illinois. Topics include building healthy families through early nutrition, family mealtime challenges, food insecurity, broader systems for healthy development, and food, media and culture. Visit familyresiliency.illinois.edu for more information.

Cover Crops and Nitrogen Rates Field Day

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26 at Perlick Distillery, W5150 County Highway B, Sarona, Wisconsin. Tom Perlick will discuss his use of cover crops in his farm operation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Resource Conservation Service will discuss how to fit cover crops into a crop rotation, equipment needs and seed selection. Contact 715-635-3506 or lltoman@wisc.edu for more information.

Agriculture grants workshop

The event will be held Sept. 26 at the Iowa County Health and Human Services Building, Community Room, 303 W. Chapel St., Dodgeville, Wisconsin. The workshop is designed to give farmers and agricultural entrepreneurs information, tools, and hands-on training to strengthen grant and loan applications. Cost is $15 by Sept. 19 and $20 after. Contact barry.hottmann@ces.uwex.edu or gene.schriefer@ces.uwex.edu or 608-930-9850 for more information.

September 28

Sorghum Fest

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 28 at Savanna Oaks Community Center, 100 Savanna Road, Fall River, Wisconsin. Events include a sorghum-processing demonstration, live music, flea market, bag tournament and more. Call 920-484-6257 or visit savannaoakscenter.com for more information.

Meat Auction

The event will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Auburndale Park Shelter, 10654 Park Ave., Auburndale, Wisconsin. Pulled pork dinner is from 5 to 8 p.m. and costs $9. The basket raffle is from 5 to 9 p.m. Call 715-652-3367 for more information.

Sept. 28-29

National Alpaca Days

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 28 and 29 at LondonDairy Alpaca Ranch, 6827 Wisconsin Highway 147, Two Rivers, Wisconsin. Event is free and open to the public. Visit www.londondairyalpacas.com for more information.

October 1

Corn Silage Dry Down Day

The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 1 at Greg Bohman's residence, N8819 County Road PP, Brillion, Wisconsin. Collect three to five stalks from a representative area within the field -- cut at chopper height. Include name, address, phone number, hybrid planted, relative maturity and planting date. Once samples are cut don't delay bringing them to the site, so moisture isn't lost. Suggested $3 donation per sample to cover costs. Visit calumet.extension.wisc.edu for more information.

October 5

Harvest Day

The event will begin at 9 a.m. Oct. 5 in Warrens, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center, Wetherby Cranberry Company, DnA Vintners, Moseley Roadside Market, Rex Moseley Fruit and Vegetable Farm, St. Matthew Lutheran Church and the Warrens Area Business Association will all host events. Visit VisitWarrens.com or email info@visitwarrens.com for more information.

Upper Midwest Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training Fall Biodynamic Prep Open House

The open house will be held from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at Zinniker Family Farm, N7399 Bowers Road, Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Upper Midwest Collaborative Regional Alliance is coordinated by the Angelic Organics Learning Center and is organized by sustainable-agriculture farmers in northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin, and the Chicagoland area. Open-house attendees will tour the farm, and fill, stuff and bury biodynamic preparations. Attendees also will learn hands-on compost preparations. The event will feature a potluck supper and bonfire. Bring a dish to pass. The open house is free for alliance members as well as non-members. No RSVP is necessary. Visit learngrowconnect.org/craft for more information.

Oct. 5-6 and 12-13

Fermentation Fest

The event will be held Oct. 5-6 and 12-13 at Wormfarm Institute, 28 E. Main St., Reedsburg, Wisconsin. The fest is a celebration of live culture in all its forms, from dance to yogurt and from poetry to sauerkraut. Different classes are offered; some have fees and some are free. Visit fermentationfest.com for more information.

Hill and Valley Exploration Tour

The tour of farms, rural shops and artists will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5-6 at various locations throughout northern Sauk and Richland Counties. Visit explorehillandvalley.com or facebook.com/explorehillandvalley or contact explorehillandvalley@gmail.com or 608-571-4077 for more information.

October 8

Corn Silage Dry Down Day

The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 8 at Bob Van Daalwyk's residence, N5790 Elm Road, Hilbert, Wisconsin. Collect three to five stalks from a representative area within the field -- cut at chopper height. Include name, address, phone number, hybrid planted, relative maturity and planting date. Once samples are cut don't delay bringing them to the site, so moisture isn't lost. Suggested $3 donation per sample to cover costs. Visit calumet.extension.wisc.edu for more information.

Oct. 12-13

Hill and Valley Exploration Tour

The tour of farms, rural shops and artists will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12-13 at various locations throughout northern Sauk and Richland Counties. Visit explorehillandvalley.com or facebook.com/explorehillandvalley or contact explorehillandvalley@gmail.com or 608-571-4077 for more information.

October 13

Autumn at the Farm

The event will be held Oct. 13 at Schumacher Farm Park, 5682 Wisconsin Highway 19, Waunakee, Wisconsin. Contact info@schumacherfarmpark.org or 608-849-4559 for more information.

Oct. 15-16

Advanced Stray Voltage Workshop

The event will be held from 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 15 and 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 16 at The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison, Wisconsin. The course is designed to develop analytical skills of the experienced stray-voltage investigator, including detailed technical information for a complete stray-voltage investigation, determination of sources and mitigation methods. Cost is $350. Visit uwccs.eventsair.com/asvioct/reg19 for more information.

October 17

University of Wisconsin-Madison Honorary Recognition Awards Banquet

The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the Varsity Room of Union South, 1308 West Dayton St., Madison, Wisconsin. The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences will present awards to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to their communities, chosen career fields, and citizens of Wisconsin and the nation. Call 608-263-1461 for more information.

October 21

Fall Tour

The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 21 at Patz Corporation, 917 Business 141 N., Pound, Wisconsin. The event is hosted by the Wisconsin Maple Syrup Producers Association and will include four tours. Cost is $25 for children and $35 for adults. Visit www.wismaple.org or contact 920-680-9320 or director@wismaple.org for more information.

October 22

Great River Graziers/Kickapoo Grazing Pasture Walk

The walk will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the farm of Vance and Olaf Haugen, 12620 Deer Road, Canton, Minnesota. The program will feature discussion on the evaluation of grazing and pastures for fall, and planning for spring. Also discussed will be karst geology and water quality in the Driftless Region. The program will be co-sponsored by the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship. Visit www.kickapoograzinginitiative.com or contact info@kickapoograzinginitiative.com or 608-606-6022 for more information.

November 16

Holiday Crafts with Nature Workshop

The event will be held Nov. 16 at Schumacher Farm Park, 5682 Wisconsin Highway 19, Waunakee, Wisconsin. Contact info@schumacherfarmpark.org or 608-849-4559 for more information.

Nov. 19-20

Green Lands Blue Waters Continuous Living Cover Conference

The conference will be held at the Graduate Hotel, 615 Washington Ave. Southeast, Minneapolis. Details will be forthcoming. Visit www.greenlandsbluewaters.org for more information.

To list an event email information at least two weeks in advance to agriview@madison.com with topic, date, time, location including street address and cost if any. Also include contact information for more event information.

This article originally ran on agupdate.com.

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