May 5-6 Alabama Agribusiness Council’s 19th Annual Meeting. Prattville. For details, visit


June 20-21 2008 Homestead Plant Exhibition. Miami. Call 305-248-1117 or visit to learn more.

September 21-23 Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association Annual Convention. Naples. Call 321-214-5200 to learn more.


May 20-22 Developing and Implementing HACCP for the Fresh-Cut Industry. University of Georgia Campus, Athens. For more information, contact the United Fresh Produce Association’s Beth Berman at 202-303-3405 or visit


April 26 River Hills Farmers Markets’ Family Farm 2008. Silex. For more information, call 573-485-7261 or 573-384-5859.


June 2-6 United Fresh Produce Association’s Produce Inspection Training Program. Fredericksburg. For details, contact Beth Berman at 202-303-3405 or visit

September 22-26 United Fresh Produce Association’s Produce Inspection Training Program. Fredericksburg. For details, contact Beth Berman at 202-303-3405 or visit


April 24-30 Interpak 2008 International Trade Fair for Packaging and Confectionary Machinery. Dusseldorf, Germany. Call 312-781-5180 or visit for details.

April 26-29 Global Food & Style Expo. McCormick Place, Chicago, Ill. Visit for details.

May 4-7 United Fresh Produce Assoc-iation Convention & Expo. Las Vegas, Nev. Visit or call Hector Ranero at 202-303-3400 for details.

June 16-20 16th IFOAM Organic World Congress: Cultivate the Future. Modena, Italy. Visit to learn more.

July 16-19 National Onion Association Summer Convention. Pasco, Wash. Call 970-353-5895 or visit to learn more.

July 25-26 Chestnut Growers of America Annual Meeting. Chico, Calif. Contact Ray Young at 360-887-3669 or visit to learn more.

August 4-8 9th International Symposium on Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Environmental Physiology in Orchard Systems. Geneva, N.Y. Call 315-787-2288 or visit to learn more.

August 10-13 Northern Nut Growers Association 2008 Annual Meeting. College Station, Texas. Visit for details.

August 10-14 Potato Association of America 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference. Buffalo, N.Y. For more information, visit

August 21-22 U.S. Apple Outlook and Marketing Conference. Chicago, Ill. For more information, visit

September 7-10 19th International Pepper Conference. Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center, Atlantic City, N.J. Contact Dr. Wesley Kline by phone at 856-451-2800 or e-mail

September 9-12 United Fresh Produce 2008 Washington Public Policy Conference. Washington, D.C. For more information, contact Angela Bezon at 202-303-3416 or visit

September 29-October 3 6th International Conference on Mushroom Biology and Mushroom Products. Bonn, Germany. Visit to learn more.

October 24-27 Produce Marketing Association’s 2008 Fresh Summit Inter-national Convention & Expo. Orlando, Fla. For details, visit

November 2-4 International Irrigation Show. Anaheim, Calif. For details, visit

November 30-December 2 2008 International Spinach Conference. San Antonio, Texas. Contact Larry Stein at 830-278-9151 or for details.