Farm Calendar

Farm Calendar


  Event Description Time / Location
4/13 - 4/28 State FFA Officer Election

Wis. FFA is seeking qualified members to serve as state FFA officers for the coming year.

Officers need to be individuals who have a strong sense of responsibility, know and understand the FFA and its programs.

Applications due April 28th.

Find out more at WisconsinFFA.org

All day, at Wisconsin
4/13 - 4/26 DATCP Accepting Nominations for Wis Ginseng Board Positions

DATCP is accepting nominations for the two open positions on the Wisconsin Ginseng Board. Growers must submit completed nominations to DATCP by April 26th. 

Completed forms should be sent to Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, Marketing Order Program, P.O. Box 8911, Madison, WI 53708-8911. Or call Stacie Ashby at 608-224-5116.

Registered growers may self-nominate or nominate another grower.

Election will be held May 19 through June 7. 

Those elected will serve three year terms.

Learn more at datcp.wi.gov/plants/ginseng

12:00, at Wisconsin
4/13 - 4/26 Wis. Milk Marketing Board Director Elections

Dairy Producers in certain districts can fill out their ballots for the 2014 WMMB director elections. 11 producers running for 9 board member positions ni a mail-in ballot election. 

12:00, at Wisconsin
4/17 Neillsville FFA Alumni Fire Extinguisher Refill Day

Neillsville area residents can get their extinguishers or any type and size filled or checked. New extinguishers will be available at discounted price.

Call Amy Gerhardt at 715-743-8741 for more information.

1:00-4:00pm, at Neillsville High School Agriculture Shop
4/19 - 4/26 Rabies Vaccination Clinic

All vaccinations are discounted the following two days:

April 19th, 1-3pm at the Osseo vet clinic, 12936 12th Street, Osseo.

April 26th, 1-3pm at the Augusta vet clinic, 106 W Brown St.

No appointment necessary.

Multiple events, at Multiple locations
4/22 UW-River Falls Ag Day

UWRF Collegiate Farm Bureau is putting on Ag Day on campus 10am-3pm. CAFES Organizations with boots to promote agriculture. Alice in Dairyland will attend.

Meal at 6pm, speaker at 7pm.

10am-7pm, at UW-River Falls Campus
4/23 Colby Lions Club Smelt Fry

All you can eat smelt fry. Prices to-be-determined. Drive thru and carryouts available. 

3:30-7pm, at Colby Lions Pavilion
4/26 Taylor Co. Lions and Lioness Maple Fest

Come celebrate the values of our state tree, the sugar maple. 

Activity schedule:

- 8-4pm Pancake breakfast

- 8-11am vendor exhibits with focus on maple products

- 9-3pm Maple syrup production demonstrations, "Little Red Wagon" parade

- 9-noon Mr. Concertina

- Noon-4 "The Wise Guys"

- 10-4pm Beverage stand

Door prizes to be given away

All day, at Taylor County Fair Grounds, Medford WI
5/10 Over the Garden Gate Plant Sale

The Over the Garden Gate Master Gardener Volunteer club and Clark County UW-Extension hosting an opportunity to get economically priced vegetable and flower transplants, perennials, bulbs, hostas, houseplants, small fruits, shrubs and trees. Open to public at 7:30am, event continues until sold out, or approximately 11am. 

7:30am-11am, at Clark County Fairgrounds - Neillsville
6/26 - 6/30 The 2014 National Guernsey Breeder's Association Convention

Guernsey breeders from across the country will be attending the 2014 National Guernsey Breeder's Association Convention June 26th - June 30th, at the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, WI. Attendees will have the opportunity to take part in the convention's annual sale. Farm tours, educational seminars, workshops and a trade show will also be held during the event.

For questions, call the WGBA office at (608)534-6010

Various, at La Crosse Center, La Crosse, WI
7/22 - 7/26 50th National Red & White Convention

You're invited the 50th National Red & White Convention, July 22-26 in Elkhorn, WI. The schedule includes tours, scholarship raffle, National Red & White Queen Contest, sale, RWDCA Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet and National Red & White Convention Show.

Tickets are $30 for tours, $25 for the banquet, or $50 for tours and banquet.

For more information visit www.redandwhitecattle.com, or call (608)676-4900.

Various, at Elkhorn, WI
 

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