Fun and Learning at Ag Research Stations
Learn and have fun with experts at CALS' Agricultural Research Stations around the state. A wide array of events are planned all summer. Examples: "Batty about Bats," Garden Day Open House with Master Gardeners, and Beef Field Day.
It's an especially important year for the Marshfield Agricultural Research Station (see photo), which celebrates its centennial on August 16. Click here for more info about all Ag Research Station events.
Join Us at Farm Tech Days in Outagamie, July 17-19
|Join CALS alumni and friends at Farm Technology Days, July 17-19, in Outagamie County (host farms: Sugar Creek and Heideman Farms, New London).|
* CALS will host two receptions daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in "tent city"---look for the Wisconsin Alumni Tent.
* The Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association (WALSAA) will hold a picnic on Wednesday, July 18, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton. Brats, burgers, salads, soda, beer, milk and dessert will be served. No reservations necessary, friends and family welcome. Tickets may be purchased upon entry. More info at outagamiefarmtech.com and walsaa.org.
Photo by Michael Howlett/Zephyr Imaging
Alumni College in Bayfield Features Caitilyn Allen and Don Waller
Learn about "Sustaining Wisconsin's Northern Woods and Waters"--and enjoy them at the same time--at a WAA Alumni College
in Bayfield June 21-25
, featuring CALS plant pathology professor and department chair Caitilyn Allen
and botany professor Don Waller
The five-day adventure offers a chance to see one of Wisconsin's most beautiful regions as more than just a vacation spot. Participants will get an in-depth look at the area's rich history and culture and discover what makes the region so ecologically diverse--as well as what initiatives are in place to keep it that way.
Sign up now--registration deadline is June 15
. Click here
for more information.
Mark Your Calendars: CALS at State Fair August 8
Look for science exploration stations, tasty Wisconsin food displays and demonstrations, music from the UW Marching Band and more as CALS takes part in UW-Madison Day at the Wisconsin State Fair (Central Mall) on Wednesday, August 8. CALS also will participate in a UW-Madison school supply collection drive--don't forget to donate! More info here.
Forestry professor David Drake answering questions about badgers at last year's State Fair. Photo by Bryce Richter, UW-Madison