California

December 8-9 Almond Industry Conference. Modesto Centre Plaza, Modesto. For more information, visit www.almondboard.com/conference.

December 12–15 Annual Meeting of the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America. San Diego. For more information, visit www.entsoc.org/am/fm/.

February 1-3, 2011 Colusa Farm Show. Colusa. For more information, visit www.thefarmshow.com.

April 21-22, 2011 California Antique Farm Equipment Show. Tulare. For more information, visit www.antiquefarmshow.org.

New Mexico

March 6-8, 2011 Western Pecan Growers Annual Conference and Trade Show. Hotel Encanto, Las Cruces. For more information, contact Olivia Carver at oliviakcarver@aol.com.

Washington

November 11–14 Washington Tilth Producers Annual Conference. Fort Warden State Park, Port Townsend. For more information, visit www.tilthproducers.org/conference.htm.

November 17-18 2010 Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association Conference & Trade Show. Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick. For more information, visit www.pnva.org/events.

February 1-3, 2011 Spokane Ag Expo. Spokane. For more information, visit www.agshow.org.

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/.