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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. 

October 1

Cheesemaking 101

The online course will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 1 and is presented by the Center for Dairy Research. Course will cover basic cheese-manufacturing science, principles of moisture and pH, basic mathematical calculations commonly used by cheesemakers and common government regulations. Cost is $300. Visitwww.cdr.wisc.edu/shortcourses/cheese_101_oct for more information.

Question, Persuade, Refer webinar

The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 and is presented by the Wisconsin Farm Center. Learn an intervention method designed to help trainees identify and interrupt mental-health crisis situations and direct individuals to proper care. No cost. Visit www.FarmCenter.wi.gov for more information.

October 2

Dairy webinar

The webinar will begin at 2 p.m. Oct. 2 and is presented by the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council. Topic is “Genetic impacts on calving, feed efficiency” with Ezequiel Nicolazzi and Kristen Parker Gaddis, both with the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding. Free. Visit www.bit.ly/DCRCOctoberWebinar for more information.

Oct. 6-7

Cyberbiosecurity workshop

The event will be held virtually Oct. 6-7 and is presented by the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Topic is “Securing Agriculture, Food, and its Economy (SAFE) with Cyberbiosecurity.” Various guest speakers and sessions available. Free. Visitwww.cpe.vt.edu/cyberbiosecurity/index.html for more information.

October 10

Aquaculture Day 2020

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 and is presented by the Great Lakes Aquaculture Collaborative. Online sessions for new aquaculture farmers, current farmers, educators and students. Visitwww.greatlakesseagrant.com/aquaculture for more information.

October 13

Fencing workshop

The event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 13 at Voss Family Farm, 27725 Business 23 E., Paynesville, Minnesota. Topic is “Fence Options for Grazing Cover Crops and Corn Residue.” Led by Kent Solberg, senior technical advisor for the Sustainable Farming Association. Limited to 10 participants. Free for Sustainable Farming Association members and $40 for nonmembers. Visit www.sfa-mn.org/soil for more information.

Oct. 19-22

Cornell Nutrition Conference

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily via Zoom from Oct. 19 to 22 and is presented by Cornell University. Visit ansci.cals.cornell.edu/news-events/cornell-nutrition-conference/ for more information and for conference-detail updates.

October 29

Fencing workshop

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 29 at Dry Creek Red Angus, 23008 350st St., Goodhue, Minnesota. Topic is “Fence Options for Grazing Cover Crops and Corn Residue.” Led by Kent Solberg, senior technical advisor for the Sustainable Farming Association. Limited to 10 participants. Free for Sustainable Farming Association members and $40 for nonmembers. Visit www.sfa-mn.org/soil for more information.

Nov. 4-6

International Dairy Federation Symposium

The event will be held virtually from Nov. 4-6 and is presented by the International Dairy Federation. Topics include socio-economic sustainability, managing sheep-farm performances and more. Visit www.fil-idf.org/sheepandgoat2020/ for more information. 

Nov. 10-12

Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council annual meeting

The event will be held virtually from Nov. 10-12. Registration available Sept. 1. Event will feature wide array of speakers. Visit www.dcrcouncil.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.

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.