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Calendar: In the World of Ag

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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.

Be sure to check with organizers to learn any changes in event times, dates and/or locations. If attending an in-person event be sure to follow CDC guidelines. Visit cdc.gov for more information.

December 8

Dairy webinar

The event will begin at 2 p.m. Dec. 8 and is presented by the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association. Topic is “Achieving Better Outcomes When BRD Comes Knocking.” Visit bit.ly/DCHABRDKNOCKING for more information.

Dec. 9-11

Wisconsin Farmers Union Convention

The event will be held from Dec. 9-11 at the Chula Vista Resort, 1000 Chula Vista Pkwy., Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. More than 200 farmers and rural advocates are expected to gather for the weekend of networking, educational speakers and grassroots policymaking. Contact 715-471-0398 or dendvick@wisconsinfarmersunion.com for more information.

December 10

Soil microbiology workshop

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 10 at St. Mary’s University, 700 Terrace Heights, Winona, Minnesota. The workshop is designed for farmers interested in delving deeper into the microbial world to better understand healthy soil. Cost is $25. Visit secure.everyaction.com/TPHwU6pf8EeRiVymwarPIg2 for more information.

December 12

Badger Crops & Soils meeting

The event will be held virtually from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Dec. 12 and is presented by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension. Topic is “Achieving a Positive Return on Investment in an Era of High Input Costs.” Part one of two. Visit cropsandsoils.extension.wisc.edu/2022-badger-crops-and-soils-update-meeting/ for more information.

Pasture, hay, forage meeting

The event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 12 at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 212 South 7th St., Mapleton, Iowa. Topic is to help producers manage previous drought conditions and prepare for continuing drought. Visit www.iowabeefcenter.org/news/MoveForwardMeetings1222.html for more information.

December 13

Badger Crops & Soils meeting

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Tundra Lodge, 865 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay, Wisconsin, and is presented by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension. Topic is “Achieving a Positive Return on Investment in an Era of High Input Costs.” Visit cropsandsoils.extension.wisc.edu/2022-badger-crops-and-soils-update-meeting/ for more information.

Insurance webinar

The event will begin at 10 a.m. Dec. 13 and is presented by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency. Topic includes whole farm revenue protection and micro farm insurance options. Visit rma.usda.gov/Topics/Outreach-and-Education/RMA-Roadshow for more information.

Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference

The event will be held from 12:30 to 7 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Wilderness Resort, Glacier Canyon Conference Center, 45 Hillman Road, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Visit cropsandsoils.extension.wisc.edu/wisconsin-cover-crop-conference-december-2022/ for more information.

Virtual policy development session

The event will begin at 1 p.m. Dec. 13 and is presented by FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative. Members eager to learn more about policy initiatives and discuss potential legislative reforms are encouraged to attend this virtual session. Visit www.farmfirstdairycooperative.com/ for more information.

December 14

Discovery Farms Conference

The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Glacier Canyon Conference Center, 45 Hillman Road, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Conference will connect water quality, agronomy and management practices on farms by showcasing the importance of stacking practices into a conservation system. Visit www.uwdiscoveryfarms.org for more information.

Meat-processing webinar

The event will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 14 and is presented by the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute. Topic is “Meat and Poultry Processing Technical Assistance Opportunities.” Visit auri.org/events/meat-and-poultry-processing-technical-assistance-opportunities/ for more information.

Fall seminar series

The event will be held from 3:10 to 4 p.m. Dec. 14 and is presented by the Iowa Nutrient Research Center. Topic is modeling. There will be four fall sessions. Visit www.cals.iastate.edu/inrc/events/ for more information.

Dec. 14-15

PDPW Financial Literacy training

The event will be held from Dec. 14-15 at the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin headquarters, 820 N. Main St., Juneau, Wisconsin. Three levels of training are provided; this event is level one. Visit www.pdpw.org for more information.

December 15

Badger Crops & Soils meeting

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Radisson Hotel, 200 Second Street South, 200 Harborview Plaza, La Crosse, Wisconsin, and is presented by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension. Topic is “Achieving a Positive Return on Investment in an Era of High Input Costs.” Visit cropsandsoils.extension.wisc.edu/2022-badger-crops-and-soils-update-meeting/ for more information.

Virtual field day

The event will begin at 1 p.m. Dec. 15 and is presented by the Iowa Learning Farms, the Iowa Nutrient Research Center and the Conservation Learning Group. Field day highlights saturated riparian forest buffer research. Visit www.iowalearningfarms.org for more information.

December 16

Badger Crops & Soils meeting

The event will be held virtually from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 16 and is presented by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension. Topic is “Achieving a Positive Return on Investment in an Era of High Input Costs.” Part two of two. Visit cropsandsoils.extension.wisc.edu/2022-badger-crops-and-soils-update-meeting/ for more information.

Central Dakota Ag Day

The event will begin at 9 a.m. at the North Dakota State University Carrington Research Extension Center, 663 U.S. Highway 281, Carrington, North Dakota. The daylong program includes opportunities to learn about crop production, weed management, veterinary issues, and crop and livestock market outlooks. Visit www.ndsu.edu/agriculture/ag-hub/events/central-dakota-ag-day for more information.

December 19

Pasture, hay, forage meeting

The event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 19 at Le Mars Convention Center lower level, 251 12 St. SE, Le Mars, Iowa. Topic is to help producers manage previous drought conditions and prepare for continuing drought. Visit www.iowabeefcenter.org/news/MoveForwardMeetings1222.html for more information.

December 20

Soybean-production webinar

The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Dec. 20 and is presented by the North Dakota State University-Extension. Soybean production management updates intended for producers, crop consultants and others. Visit ndsu.ag/GettingItRight for more information.

Dec. 20-21

Dairy Managers Institute

The event will be held from Dec. 20 to 21 at the Kalahair Resorts, 1305 Kalahari Drive, Baraboo, Wisconsin. The manager-development program is presented by the Professional Dairy Producers and includes a suite of training to help attendees master financials and negotiations on their dairy. Visit www.PDPW.org for more information.

December 21

The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Dec. 21 and is presented by the North Dakota State University-Extension. Farmers and crop advisors have an opportunity to receive dry edible bean production information. Visit ndsu.ag/gettingitright for more information.

2023

JANUARY

January 5

Beef Quality Assurance session

The event will begin at 6 p.m. Jan. 5 at the St. Mary’s Church, 2200 Second Ave., Vinton, Iowa. In-person training is for producers and haulers who need to renew or obtain their certification in Beef Quality Assurance. Visit www.iowabeefcenter.org/news/BQAVinton0123.html for more information.

Jan. 10-23

PDPW Managers Academy

The event will be held from Jan. 10 to 23 in Savannah, Georgia. Academy features training, touring, learning from executives of dairy and networking with peers. Visit www.PDPW.org for more information.

January 17

Feedlot Forum

The event will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Terrace View Event Center, 230 St. Andrews Way, Sioux Center, Iowa. Topics include increasing income for beef producers, enhancing feeding value of corn and earlage, market outlook and more. Visit www.iowabeefcenter.org/news/2023FeedlotForum.html for more information.

January 19

Ag conference

The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Jan. 19 at Chippewa Valley Technical College’s Energy Education Center, 4000 Campus Road, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Features two keynote addresses and a variety of breakout sessions on topics impactful for area ag operations. Visit 2023CVAgConference.eventbrite.com for more information.

January 24

Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum

The event will be held Jan. 24 at the Union South, 1308 West Dayton St., Madison, Wisconsin. Topic is “Climate Smart Dairy in Wisconsin.” Visit renk.aae.wisc.edu/2023-agricultural-outlook-forum/ for more information.

APRIL

April 4-6

CheeseCon 2023

The event will be held from April 4-6 in Madison, Wisconsin. Features educational seminars, networking, banquet and contest. Visit CheeseCon.org for more information.

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