Iowa

February 1-3 Iowa Power Farming Show. Des Moines. For more information, visit www.iowapowershow.com.

Massachusetts

February 5 Northhampton Winterfare. Smith Vocational High School, Northampton. For more information, visit www.mass.gov/agr/massgrown/farmers_markets.htm.

February 5 Greenfield Winterfare. Greenfield High School, Greenfield. For more information, visit www.mass.gov/agr/massgrown/farmers_markets.htm.

Michigan

January 12 & 26 Michigan Farmers Market Association Farmers Market Manager Certificate Program. Michigan Municipal League Conference Room, Lansing. For more information, visit www.mifma.org.

February 9 & 23 Michigan Farmers Market Association Farmers Market Manager Certificate Program. Michigan Municipal League Con-ference Room, Lansing. For more information, visit www.mifma.org .

Minnesota

February 17-19 Minnesota Grape Growers Association Cold Climate Grape and Wine Competition. Sheraton Bloomington Hotel, Bloomington. For more information, contact Lisa Smiley at 651-492-5393 or lisa@coldclimategrapes.com, or visit www.mngrapes.org.

Nebraska

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

February 1 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 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 Buffalo Bill Farm & Ranch Expo. North Platte. For more information, visit www.nparea.com.

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

February 9 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 New Hampshire Farm & Forest Expo. Radisson/Center of New Hampshire, Manchester. For more information, visit www.nhfarmandforestexpo.org.

New York

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

January 22-23 Starting a Vegetable Farm Online Course. For more information and to register, visit www.nybeginningfarmers.org/index.php?page=onlinecourse.

January 25 2011 Becker Forum: Immigration Issues Confronting New York Agriculture. Holiday Inn, Liverpool. For more information, visit www.nysaes.cornell.edu/hort/expo/index.php.

January 25-27 Empire State Fruit and Vegetable Expo and Direct Marketing Conference. Syracuse. For more information, visit www.nysaes.cornell.edu/hort/expo/index.php.

Vermont

January 14 Workshop for Educators Exploring 4-H Science Programs for Youth. Robert Miller Community and Recreation Center, Burlington. For more information, visit www.uvm.edu/extension/4hscience.

January 25 Vermont Beekeepers Association Winter Meeting. Mutuo Club, Barre. For more information, visit www.vermontbeekeepers.org.

February 4 Vermont Business Center Spring Leadership & Management Certificate Seminar: Business Finance and Accounting Concepts with Susan Hughes. Burlington. For more information, visit www.uvm.edu/vbc.

National/International

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

January 23-26 U.S. Composting Council 19th Annual Conference & Trade Show. Santa Clara, Calif. For more information, visit www.compostingcouncil.org.

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