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Ride to Farm

Date: Jun 2 2012 7:45 am

Location: [unknown]

Posted April 2012

9th annual Ride to Farm fundraiser for the Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers

Check-in: 7:45-8:30am, Goodland County Park Shelter #2, Madison
Ride kick-off: 8:40am (Sharp!)
Course description: 64-mile (103K) bike ride in southern Dane and northern Green Counties, with two farm stops.
Send-off speaker: Kathryn (Kate) VandenBosch, Dean, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (CALS), University of Wisconsin, Madison

Proceeds from this ride will support the educational mission of the Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers.

More information and ride registration are available on the Ride to Farm website.