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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. Assume events are canceled through the summer unless they're listed here or unless you contact the event. That includes county fairs, though we don't have information on every fair. The 2020 Wisconsin State Fair and the 2020 World Dairy Expo have been canceled.

July 9

Field Crops Virtual Breakfast

The event will begin at 7 a.m. July 9 and is presented by Michigan State University. A virtual breakfast will be held every Thursday until Sept. 10, with a different topic each week. This week’s topic is “Insects taking flight” by Chris DiFonzo. Visit www.canr.msu.edu/events/field-crops-virtual-breakfast-1 for more information.

Iowa Swine Day

The event will be held from noon to 2:30 p.m. July 9 and is part three in a five-part webinar series. Speakers are Paul Sundberg of the Swine Health Information Center and Nick Serão of Iowa State University. No cost. Visit www.aep.iastate.edu/iowaswineday for more information.

July 14

Virtual beef production field day

The field day will be held July 14 and is presented by North Dakota State University’s Carrington Research Extension Center. Topics include impacts of trace mineral supplements on preweaning and postweaning beef-calf performance, alternative grains for feedlot cattle, alternative roughages for beef cattle and more. Visit www.ag.ndsu.edu/CarringtonREC for more information.

AgTech NEXT Now! webinar

The webinar will be held from noon to 12:30 p.m. July 14. Topic is “AgTech innovations in the post-COVID-19 world” presented by Mary Shelman, author and agri-food thought leader. No cost. Visit www.agtechnext.org/webinar-series for more information.

Her Farm Network panel discussion

The webinar will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. July 14 and is presented by Landmark Services Cooperative. The discussion will include farm-diversification and niche-market topics. Panelists include Shelly Mayer of Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin as the moderator, Debbie Crave of Crave Brothers Cheese, Kara Kasten-Olson of Littler Farmer Meats and more. Visit bit.ly/HFNJuly2020 for more information.

July 15

In Her Boots Workshop

The program is planned to be virtual. Visit mosesorganic.org and click on the events tab or contact lisa@mosesorganic.org for more information.

The Dairy Experience Forum

The virtual event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. July 15. Members from across the dairy-supply chain from dairy farmers, to processors and retailers will share actionable consumer insights, future forecasting and industry thought leadership. Cost is $25 for dairy farmers and $50 for non-dairy farmers. Visit www.dairyexperienceforum.com for more information.

Badger Crop Connect

The webinar will be held from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. July 15 and every other Wednesday through September. No fee; registration required. Visit www.go.wisc.edu/jn9z00 for more information.

Grant-writing workshop

The event will begin at 1 p.m. July 15 and is presented by the University of Wisconsin Division of Extension. Topics include grant-writing basics for farmers, how to design a sound project and how to find potential funding sources. It’s part two in a three-part series on grant programs for farmers. Visit go.wisc.edu/07g345 for more information.

July 16

Field Crops Virtual Breakfast

The event will begin at 7 a.m. July 16 and is presented by Michigan State University. A virtual breakfast will be held every Thursday until Sept. 10, with a different topic each week. This week’s topic is “Stored grain” by a special speaker. Visit www.canr.msu.edu/events/field-crops-virtual-breakfast-1 for more information.

Iowa Swine Day

The event will be held from noon to 2:30 p.m. July 16 and is part four in a five-part webinar series. Speakers are Ryan Strobel and Chris Sievers of Swine Vet Center and Nick Gabler of Iowa State University. No cost. Visit www.aep.iastate.edu/iowaswineday for more information.

July 22

Virtual organic field day

The event will begin at 12:45 p.m. July 22 and is presented by Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service. Each virtual event will include background information posted in advance and a 90-minute live meeting with the farm hosts and other experts hosted on Zoom. Farm is A-Frame Farm in Madison, Minnesota. Visit mosesorganic.org/events/organic-field-days for more information.

July 23

Field Crops Virtual Breakfast

The event will begin at 7 a.m. July 23 and is presented by Michigan State University. A virtual breakfast will be held every Thursday until Sept. 10, with a different topic each week. This week’s topic is “Tar spot and white mold” by Martin Chilvers. Visit www.canr.msu.edu/events/field-crops-virtual-breakfast-1 for more information.

Iowa Swine Day

The event will be held from noon to 2:30 p.m. July 23 and is the final part in a five-part webinar series. Speakers are Jamee Eggers of the Iowa Pork Producers Association and Rodger Main of Iowa State University. No cost. Visit www.aep.iastate.edu/iowaswineday for more information.

July 28

In Her Boots Resilience Boot Camp 

The program is planned to be virtual, beginning at 1 p.m. July 28. Visit mosesorganic.org and click on the events tab or contact lisa@mosesorganic.org for more information.

July 29

Badger Crop Connect

The webinar will be held from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. July 29 and every other Wednesday through September. No fee; registration required. Visit www.go.wisc.edu/jn9z00 for more information.

July 30

Field Crops Virtual Breakfast

The event will begin at 7 a.m. July 30 and is presented by Michigan State University. A virtual breakfast will be held every Thursday until Sept. 10, with a different topic each week. This week’s topic is “Cover crops after wheat” by Dean Baas. Visit www.canr.msu.edu/events/field-crops-virtual-breakfast-1 for more information.

August 1

Virtual organic field day

The event will begin at 12:45 p.m. August 1 and is presented by Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service. Each virtual event will include background information posted in advance and a 90-minute live meeting with the farm hosts and other experts hosted on Zoom. Farm is Four Elements Organic Herbals in North Freedom, Wisconsin. Visit mosesorganic.org/events/organic-field-days for more information.

August 6

Field Crops Virtual Breakfast

The event will begin at 7 a.m. Aug. 6 and is presented by Michigan State University. A virtual breakfast will be held every Thursday until Sept. 10, with a different topic each week. This week’s topic is “Irrigation and diseases” by Lyndon Kelley and Martin Chilvers. Visit www.canr.msu.edu/events/field-crops-virtual-breakfast-1 for more information.

Data-organization webinar

The webinar will begin at 2 p.m. August 7 and is presented by the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council. Topic is “Data organization yields positive returns” and is hosted by Mark Kirkpatrick of Zoetis. Visit www.dcrcouncil.org/webinars for more information.  

August 12

Badger Crop Connect

The webinar will be held from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Aug. 12 and every other Wednesday through September. No fee; registration required. Visit www.go.wisc.edu/jn9z00 for more information.

August 13

Field Crops Virtual Breakfast

The event will begin at 7 a.m. Aug. 13 and is presented by Michigan State University. A virtual breakfast will be held every Thursday until Sept. 10, with a different topic each week. This week’s topic is “Alfalfa autotoxicity” by Kim Cassida. Visit www.canr.msu.edu/events/field-crops-virtual-breakfast-1 for more information.

August 18

In Her Boots Resilience Boot Camp

The program is planned to be virtual, beginning at 1 p.m. Aug. 18. Visit mosesorganic.org and click on the events tab or contact lisa@mosesorganic.org for more information.

Safety webinar

The webinar will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 18. The webinar is a free ethanol-safety “Train the Trainer” program. Registration is limited to 100. Visit www.transcaer.com/training/training-events/train-trainer-ethanol-emergency-response-webinar/942 for more information.

August 20

Field Crops Virtual Breakfast

The event will begin at 7 a.m. Aug. 20 and is presented by Michigan State University. A virtual breakfast will be held every Thursday until Sept. 10, with a different topic each week. This week’s topic is “Grain marketing” by Aleks Schaefer. Visit www.canr.msu.edu/events/field-crops-virtual-breakfast-1 for more information.

August 26

Badger Crop Connect

The webinar will be held from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Aug. 26 and every other Wednesday through September. No fee; registration required. Visit www.go.wisc.edu/jn9z00 for more information.

August 27

Field Crops Virtual Breakfast

The event will begin at 7 a.m. Aug. 27 and is presented by Michigan State University. A virtual breakfast will be held every Thursday until Sept. 10, with a different topic each week. This week’s topic is “Wheat planting” by Dennis Pennington. Visit www.canr.msu.edu/events/field-crops-virtual-breakfast-1 for more information.

September 3

Field Crops Virtual Breakfast

The event will begin at 7 a.m. Sept. 3 and is presented by Michigan State University. A virtual breakfast will be held every Thursday until Sept. 10, with a different topic each week. This week’s topic is “Corn silage mycotoxins” by Manni Singh. Visit www.canr.msu.edu/events/field-crops-virtual-breakfast-1 for more information.

September 9

Badger Crop Connect

The webinar will be held from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Sept. 9 and every other Wednesday through September. No fee; registration required. Visit go.wisc.edu/jn9z00 for more information.

September 10

Field Crops Virtual Breakfast

The event will begin at 7 a.m. Sept. 10 and is presented by Michigan State University. A virtual breakfast will be held every Thursday until Sept. 10, with a different topic each week. This week’s topic is “Industrial hemp” by Kurt Thelen. Visit www.canr.msu.edu/events/field-crops-virtual-breakfast-1 for more information. 

Sept. 11-13

Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival -- canceled. Visit www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com  for more information.

September 15

Wisconsin Ag Open

The event is planned to be held Sept. 15 at The Oaks Golf Course, 4740 Pierceville Road, Cottage Grove, Wisconsin. Event is hosted by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation. Registration is $150 and includes 18 holes, a cart, box lunch, appetizers and entry into door prize drawings. Visit bit.ly/2020wiagopen for more information.

September 23

Badger Crop Connect

The webinar will be held from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Sept. 23 and every other Wednesday through September. No fee; registration required. Visit www.go.wisc.edu/jn9z00 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.

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.