July 31 – August 1 2010 Florida Small Farm & Alternative Enterprise Conference. Osceola Heritage Park, Kissimmee. For more information, visit http://smallfarms.ifas.ufl.edu.


August 3-5 Southeast Bioenergy Conference 2010. Tifton. For more information, visit www.sebioenergy.org.


July 16-18 Four State Farm Show. Pittsburg. For more information, visit www.farmtalknewspaper.com.


June 17-18 TriState Pecan Trade Show & Convention. Vicksburg Convention Center, Vicksburg. For more information, visit www.pecanproducers.org.


June 20-22 Oklahoma Pecan Growers Conference and Trade Show. Cox Center, Oklahoma City. For more information, contact Janice Landgraf at 580-795-7644 or e-mail okpecan@trinex.net.

North Carolina

June 5 North Carolina Pecan Growers Spring Orchard Tour. Tim and Karen Haithcock’s Orchard, Goldsboro. For more information, visit www.ncpecans.org.


July 11-14 Texas Pecan Growers Association 2010 Annual Conference & Trade Show. Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center, San Marcos. For more information, contact TPGA at 979-846-3285 or e-mail pecans@tpga.org.


August 5 Virginia Ag Expo. Montross. For more information, e-mail vaagexpo@aol.com.


July 10-15 Society of Nematologists 49th Annual Meeting. Boise, Idaho. For more information, contact the Society of Nematologists, P.O. Box 311, Marceline, MO 64658; call 660-376-3586; e-mail son@hughes.net; or visit www.nematologists.org.

July 6-10 Advanced Photovoltaic Technology Workshop. Forget-Me-Not Farm, Tinmouth, Vt. For more information, contact Carol Levin at 802-254-4670 or carol@sunnysidesolar.com; Patty Kenyon at 802-235-2707 or pkenyon@solarfest.org; or visit www.solarfest.org.

July 17-21 National Institute on Cooperative Education. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. For more information, visit http://tennesseecouncilofcoops.org.

July 18-21 Northern Nut Growers Association Annual Meeting. The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio. For more information, visit www.nutgrowing.org.

July 21-24 National Onion Association Summer Convention. Portland, Ore. For more information, visit www.onions-usa.org.

July 22-24 2010 Aquaponics Workshops from Nelson and Pade, Inc. Montello, Wis. For more information, visit www.aquaponics.com.

July 25-28 North America Blueberry Research and Extension Workers Conference. Kalamazoo, Mich. For more information, visit www.berrygrape.org.

July 25-28 Walnut Council Annual Meeting. Grand Rapids, Mich. For more information, contact the Walnut Council International Office, Wright Forestry Center, 1007 N. 725 W., West Lafayette, IN 47906-9431; call 765-583-3501; or visit www.walnutcouncil.org.

July 25–30 Third International Symposium on Tomato Diseases. Ischia, Naples, Italy. For more information, visit www.3istd.com.