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2018-06-28

North Central WI Pasture Walk | Ludvigsen Farm N7676 Spur Rd, Sheldon, WI

12:30pm - 3pm. This walk will include guest speakers on Soils and Fertility along with the Summer Farm Tour

2018-06-28

DGA Summer Fling Pasture Walk | Springside Farm (Haugen), 12620 Deer Rd, Canton, MN 55922-1600

What makes dairy grazing profitable? Should you buy Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (PRF) insurance; and if so, when?

Join us for this series of field days to learn how successful dairy farmers in the Upper Midwest incorporate grazing to improve profitability. Learn some surprising facts about PRF insurance. Dairies that include a grazing component are diverse, and there are many pathways to profitability. These walks will highlight results of a study of dairy farmers in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The project is sponsored by Green Lands Blue Waters and Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship, with funding support from the USDA Risk Management Agency.

2018-07-03

North Central WI Pasture Walk | UW Research Farm, M605 Drake Ave N, Stratford, WI

1pm-3pm. This walk will include UW Grazing Research Trials along with the summer farm tour and guest speaker.

2018-07-14

DGA/RMA Field Day | Wedemeier Farm, Maynard, IA

What makes dairy grazing profitable? Should you buy Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (PRF) insurance; and if so, when?

Join us for this series of field days to learn how successful dairy farmers in the Upper Midwest incorporate grazing to improve profitability. Learn some surprising facts about PRF insurance. Dairies that include a grazing component are diverse, and there are many pathways to profitability. These walks will highlight results of a study of dairy farmers in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The project is sponsored by Green Lands Blue Waters and Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship, with funding support from the USDA Risk Management Agency.

2018-07-21

DGA/RMA Field Day | Suprenant Farm, Manteno, IL

What makes dairy grazing profitable? Should you buy Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (PRF) insurance; and if so, when?

Join us for this series of field days to learn how successful dairy farmers in the Upper Midwest incorporate grazing to improve profitability. Learn some surprising facts about PRF insurance. Dairies that include a grazing component are diverse, and there are many pathways to profitability. These walks will highlight results of a study of dairy farmers in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The project is sponsored by Green Lands Blue Waters and Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship, with funding support from the USDA Risk Management Agency.

2018-07-25

DGA & OV Summer Fling Pasture Walk | Wagner Organic Dairy, 9750 Cty Rd 5 NW, Brandon, MN 56315

What makes dairy grazing profitable? Should you buy Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (PRF) insurance; and if so, when?

Join us for this series of field days to learn how successful dairy farmers in the Upper Midwest incorporate grazing to improve profitability. Learn some surprising facts about PRF insurance. Dairies that include a grazing component are diverse, and there are many pathways to profitability. These walks will highlight results of a study of dairy farmers in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The project is sponsored by Green Lands Blue Waters and Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship, with funding support from the USDA Risk Management Agency.

2018-07-27 09:20 am

Keeping Water in our Soils: Uplands Watershed Group Farm Tour and Farmer-Fisher Lunch | Stapleton Grain and Hay Farm, 5952 County Road Z, Spring Green, WI then moving at 10:45am to Cates Grass-fed Beef Farm, 5992 County Road T, Spring Green, WI

Farm tours will be followed by lunch at the Cates Farm, compliments of the Uplands Watershed Group. Questions? Contact Margaret Krome, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute: (608) 283-1440, mkrome@sbcglobal.net or Gene Schriefer, Iowa County Extension: (608) 930-9850

2018-08-02

North Central WI Pasture Walk | Onan Farm 9659 Grayson Rd, Amherst Junction, WI

Apprentices welcome at 11am. Public 1pm-3pm. This pasture walk will include stray voltage, sandy soil management & K-line irrigation, and a summer farm tour.

2018-08-16

DGA/RMA Field Day | Tomandl Farm, 7234 Gad Rd, Medford, WI 54451

What makes dairy grazing profitable? Should you buy Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (PRF) insurance; and if so, when?

Join us for this series of field days to learn how successful dairy farmers in the Upper Midwest incorporate grazing to improve profitability. Learn some surprising facts about PRF insurance. Dairies that include a grazing component are diverse, and there are many pathways to profitability. These walks will highlight results of a study of dairy farmers in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The project is sponsored by Green Lands Blue Waters and Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship, with funding support from the USDA Risk Management Agency.

2018-08-28 10:00 am

Forage Innovation Days | Olson Farm, 6366 Fredrickson Rd., Lena, WI

Forage trials, Tom Kilcer from Advanced Ag Systems on Winter forage, wide swath hay making, Pasture Walks

2018-09-05

North Central WI Pasture Walk | Riesgraf Farm 2065 5th Ave, Edgar, WI

12:30pm-3pm. This pasture walk will include animal health, challenges of low or no grain, and the fall farm tour as well as guest speakers.

2018-10-02

World Dairy Expo | Alliant Energy Center, Madison WI

52nd Annual Event. You can find Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship at booth TC 843.

2018-10-30

DGA & Great River Graziers Fall Fling Pasture Walk | Springside Farm (Haugen), 12620 Deer Rd, Canton, MN 55922-1600

2018-12-11

North Central WI Pasture Walk | Robert Brandt Farm 1108 Ancestor Ln, Mosinee, WI

Apprentices welcome at 11am. Public 1pm-3pm. This pasture walk will include outwintering, farm diversity, market trends, and a winter farm tour.

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