Meetings and Trainings

We have information on many agriculture workshops that are being offered by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Extension.

  • Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture The Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will start it’s summer online ‘Coffee Chats’ series on Monday June 14 at 10 a.m.  In honor of June Dairy Month, we will start the summer series with Joellen Heinman, manager/owner of Webers Farm Store, Marshfield, WI.  Joellen will be sharing her family’s history of delivering and selling Farm Fresh Dairy Foods for 6 decades. You can find all the information at the Heart of the Farm website.
  • Badger Crop Connect is returning for 2021. These webinars will be offered the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 12:30 through September. For more information and to see the schedule, visit the Badger Crop Connect website.
  • Free Poultry Management Webinar Series – (Madison)   UW-Madison, Division of Extension, is offering a free webinar series designed to assist home and small scale poultry producers in their management endeavors.  The series will take place on Wednesday evenings between May 12 and June 2, with each event beginning at 7 p.m.  The live discussion events will feature the opportunity to ask questions of presenters.
    The four sessions in this series will focus on these topics:
    May 12 = Small flock meat chicken management
    May 19 = Small laying flock management
    May 26 = Small scale commercial poultry management
    June 2 = Ducks, Turkeys, Guineas, and other non-chicken poultry
    Discussion will be led by Ron Kean, UW-Madison, Division of Extension Poultry Science Specialist.  Kean will showcase management techniques and tactics that create healthier flocks and more efficient management practices for the type(s) of production focused on that evening.  Legal parameters involved in raising and selling poultry or poultry products will also be discussed, and will be a focal point during the May 26 event oriented toward small scale commercial producers.
    Participation in any, or all, of the events in this series is free, but registration is required ahead of the event, by visiting https://go.wisc.edu/poultryseries2021  If you have any questions about these webinars, you can contact Scott Reuss, Marinette & Oconto Counties’ Agriculture Agent with UW-Madison, Division of Extension, at scott.reuss@wisc.edu or 715-732-7510.     
  • Hoof Health Webinar Series – Walking Strong is a three-webinar series focused for dairy workers. They are offered in Spanish (sessions 1 and 3) or English (session 2).Click on each date to see that topic.