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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.

Oct. 17-19

Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference

The conference will be held Oct. 17-19 at the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront, 11 East Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, Minnesota. The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service hosts the conference, which will feature workshops, demonstrations and meetings on leadership, food justice and farm-business success. Visit mosesorganic.org or bit.ly/WISA2019 or call 715-778-5775 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. Oct. 22 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.

October 24

Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center Breakfast at the Barn

The breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 24 at Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center at 7001 Gass Lake Road, Manitowoc, Wisconsin. At 8 a.m. retired farm broadcaster Mike Austin will present “I believe in the future of agriculture.” Austin for about four decades broadcast agricultural reports for radio and television stations in Green Bay, Sheboygan and Wausau. Purchase tickets by Oct. 22. Tickets are $10 for Farm Wisconsin members and $15 for non-members. Non-members also may add a tour of Farm Wisconsin for an additional $5. Visit farmwisconsin.org/tickets for more information.

October 27

Lioness Halloween Dance

The Fond Du Lac Lioness Halloween dance will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Marghaels Dance Hall, N7688 Van Dyne Road, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Music will be by Jerry Voelker & The Jolly Gents. Proceeds will support the Fond Du Lac Lioness Club, which helps the blind and many charitable causes. The hall is handicapped-accessible; food and beverages will be available. No carry-ins allowed. Cost is $10 for adults; $5 for students under 18. Call 920-960-5318 for more information.

November 3

Knights of Columbus dance

A Knights of Columbus Charity Fund Dance will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Knights of Columbus, 795 Fond du Lac Ave., Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Music will be by The Downtowners. Proceeds will support the Knights of Columbus charity fund, which helps the ARC, food pantries and many charitable causes. The hall is handicapped-accessible; food and beverages will be available. No carry-ins allowed. Cost is $10 for adults; $5 for students under 18. Call 920-960-5318 for more information.

November 9

Fall Grazing Conference

The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Shell Lake Community Center, 200 West Lake Drive in Shell Lake, Wisconsin. The conference is hosted by the Northwest Wisconsin Graziers Network and the University of Wisconsin-Division of Extension. Register by Nov. 5. The early registration fee of $20 includes lunch and materials. Late registration is $30. Contact 715-635-3735 or 715-635-3506 for more information.

Nov. 10-13: Societies Annual Meeting

“Embracing the Digital Environment” is the theme for the annual meeting, which will be held Nov. 10-13 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 900 East Market St., San Antonio, Texas. The meeting of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and the Soil Science Society of America is expected to be attended by about 4,000 agronomists, and crop and soil scientists. An optional tour featuring composting and urban-agriculture methods is scheduled for Nov. 10. Visit acsmeetings.org or scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2019am/meetingapp.cgi/Session/19686 or contact sfisk@sciencesocieties.org or 608-273-8091 for more information.

November 11

Parliamentary Procedure Workshop

The workshop will begin with registration at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 11. It will be hosted by the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Agricultural Education Society. Contact melody.rex@my.uwrf.edu or 920-210-5064 for more information.

November 14

Parliamentary Procedure Workshop

The workshop will begin with registration at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 14. It will be hosted by the Tomah FFA. Contact melody.rex@my.uwrf.edu or 920-210-5064 for more information.

Rural Firefighters Delivering Agricultural Safety and Health Project Training

The training program will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Kalahari Convention Center, 1305 Kalahari Drive in Wisconsin Dells. The program is part of the Wisconsin Emergency Medical Service Association Conference, which will be held Nov. 13-17, at the same location. Visit umash.umn.edu and search for “rural firefighters” or contact bendixsen.casper@marshfieldresearch.org 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.

November 19

Parliamentary Procedure Workshop

The workshop will begin with registration at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 19. It will be hosted by the Marshfield FFA. Contact melody.rex@my.uwrf.edu or 920-210-5064 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.

Dec. 6-7

Perennial Farm Gathering

The event will be held Dec. 6-7 at the Sinsinawa Mound Center, 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, Wisconsin. Hosted by the Savanna Institute, the event will feature a keynote speech by Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquín, president and CEO of Regenerative Agriculture Alliance. Also featured will be panels and workshops with agroforestry specialists, perennial food and beverage tastings, and the “Nutshell Show and Tell.” Visit savannainstitute.org or call 608-448-6432 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.

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