California

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.

March 3-4, 2011 On-Farm Water Management Conference. San Jose. For more information, visit www.agricultureupdate.com/watermanagement.

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

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

National/International

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.

January 18-20, 2011 2011 IPSA Annual Conference. Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel, St. Louis, Mo. For more information, visit www.independentseeds.com.

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

February 7-10, 2011 51st Annual Meeting of the Weed Science Society of America. Portland, Ore. For more information, visit www.wssa.net.

February 8-10, 2011 World Ag Expo. Tulare, Calif. For more information, visit www.worldagexpo.com.

February 8-11, 2011 30th North American Strawberry Growers Association Annual Meeting in conjunction with the 7th North American Strawberry Symposium. Tampa, Fla. For more information, contact Kevin Schooley at 613-258-4587 or visit www.nasga.org.

February 8-11, 2011 Canadian International Farm Show. Toronto, Ont. For more information, visit www.canadianfarmshow.ca.

February 13-15, 2011 Pesticide & Ag Plastics Stewardship 11th Annual Conference. San Antonio, Texas. For more information, visit http://tpsalliance.org.

February 16-19, 2011 National Farm Machinery Show. Louisville, Ky. For more information, visit www.farmmachineryshow.org.

February 17-19, 2011 National Pecan Shellers Midwinter Meeting. The Memphis Peabody, Memphis, Tenn. For more information, contact NPSA at 404-252-3663 or e-mail www.npsa@kellencompany.com.

March 17-19, 2011 North American Farm & Power Show. Owatonna, Minn. For more information, visit www.tradexpos.com.

April 7-9, 2011 International Watermelon Conference. The Eden Roc Renaissance Resort and Spa, Miami Beach, Fla. For more information, visit www.internationalwatermelon.com.

April 13-15, 2011 Agri-Marketing Conference & Trade Show. Kansas City, Mo. For more information, visit www.nama.org/amc.

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