Illinois

November 30 – December 2 Greater Peoria Farm Show. Peoria. For more information, visit www.farmshowsusa.com.

January 5-7, 2011 Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference. Crowne Plaza Hotel and Convention Center, Springfield. For more information, contact Diane Handley at 309-557-2107 or e-mail handley@ilfb.org, or visit www.specialtygrowers.org.

Indiana

December 14-16 Indiana-Illinois Farm Equipment Show. Indianapolis. For more information, visit www.indiana-illinoisfarmshow.com.

Iowa

December 1-2 Farm News Ag Show. Fort Dodge. For more information, visit www.farm-news.com.

Nebraska

November 17-18 McCook Farm & Ranch Expo. McCook. For more information, visit www.mccookfarmandranchexpo.net.

November 30 Farmers and Ranchers College – Family Succession Program. Davenport Community Building, Davenport. For more information, contact Brandy S. VanDeWalle at 402-759-3712 or bvandewalle2@unl.edu.

December 8-10 Nebraska Power Farming Show. Lincoln. For more information, visit www.nebraskapowershow.com.

December 13-14 UNL Extension Precision Ag Practicum. Agricultural Research & Development Center, Mead. For more information, call 402-624-8030, e-mail kglewen1@unl.edu or visit http://ardc.unl.edu/precisionagpracticum.

January 5, 2011 Crop Protection Clinic – Adams County. Adams County Fairgrounds, Hastings. For more information, contact Ron Seymour at 402-461-7209 or rseymour1@unl.edu.

January 11, 2011 Crop Protection Clinic – Gage County. Beatrice Country Club, Beatrice. For more information, contact Paul Hay at 402-223-1384 or phay1@unl.edu.

January 12, 2011 Crop Protection Clinic – York County. York Auditorium, York. For more information, contact Gary Zoubek at 402-362-5508 or gzoubek1@unl.edu.

January 20, 2011 Crop Protection Clinic – Dodge County. Midland University, Fremont. For more information, contact Dave Varner at 402-727-2775 or dvarner1@unl.edu.

February 1, 2011 Initial Pesticide Training. Hall County Extension Office, Grand Island. For more information, contact Clyde Ogg at 402-472-1632 or cogg@unl.edu.

February 1, 2011 Initial Pesticide Training. Lancaster County Extension Office, Lincoln. For more information, contact Clyde Ogg at 402-472-1632 or cogg@unl.edu.

February 2-3, 2011 Buffalo Bill Farm & Ranch Expo. North Platte. For more information, visit www.nparea.com.

February 3, 2011 Recertification Pesticide Training. Douglas/Sarpy County Extension Office, Omaha. For more information, contact Clyde Ogg at 402-472-1632 or cogg@unl.edu.

February 3, 2011 Recertification Pesticide Training. Hall County Extension Office, Grand Island. For more information, contact Clyde Ogg at 402-472-1632 or cogg@unl.edu.

February 3, 2011 Recertification Pesticide Training. Lancaster County Extension Office, Lincoln. For more information, contact Clyde Ogg at 402-472-1632 or cogg@unl.edu.

February 9, 2011 Nebraska Agricultural Technologies Association Conference. Midtown Holiday Inn, Grand Island. For more information, contact Dave Varner at 402-727-2775 or dvarner1@unl.edu.

New Hampshire

February 4-5, 2011 New Hampshire Farm & Forest Expo. Radisson/Center of New Hampshire, Manchester. For more information, visit www.nhfarmandforestexpo.org.

New Jersey

January 11-13, 2011 New Jersey Annual Vegetable Meeting and Trade Show. Taj Mahal Casino-Hotel, Atlantic City. For more information, visit http://njveggies.org/convention.htm.

New York

November 19 Deadline for New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship. For more information, call 800-342-4143 or visit www.nyfb.org.

January 21-23, 2011 NOFA-NY Winter Conference 2011: Diggin’ Diversity. Saratoga Hilton and City Center, Saratoga Springs. For more information, visit www.nofany.org/tradeshow.

Vermont

November 16 Farmer Course: Marketing That Sells. Berlin. For more information, visit www.nofavt.org/annual-events/farmercourses or contact NOFA-VT at info@nofavt.org or 802-434-4122.

National/International

November 30 – December 2 Agricultural Retailers Association Conference & Expo. Palm Springs, Calif. For more information, visit www.aradc.org.

December 1-4 National Onion Association Annual Convention. Long Beach, Calif. For more information, visit www.onions-usa.org.

December 9-11 2010 Aquaponics Workshops from Nelson and Pade, Inc. Montello, Wis. For more information, visit www.aquaponics.com.

December 16 USDA Webinar – Grant Opportunity: Enhancing the Competitiveness of Specialty Crops. Online. For more information, contact Christopher Purdy, business development specialist, USDA AMS Fruit and Vegetable Programs, at 202-720-3209 or e-mail christopher.purdy@ams.usda.gov. Register at www.ams.usda.gov/SCBGP.

January 3-6, 2011 Annual Meeting of the Northern Weed Science Society. Baltimore, Md. For more information, visit www.newss.org.

February 4-10, 2011 North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing Association 26th Annual Convention. Baltimore, Md. For more information, visit www.nafdma.com/NAFDMA2011/.