January 15-16 Connecticut Nursery & Landscape Association and Connecticut Greenhouse Growers Association Winter Symposium. Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury. Call 800-562-0610 to sponsor or register.

January 17-February 16 Connecticut GreenPrep Program for basic greenhouse/ nursery skills. Hartford. Call the University of Connecticut’s Home and Garden Education Center at 877-486-6271 or visit to learn more.

January 23-25 & 28-29 NOFA’s 7th Annual Organic Land Care Course. New Haven. For details, call 203-888-5146 or visit


January 9-12 Illinois Specialty Crop and Agri-Tourism Conference. Springfield. Contact Diane Handley at 309-557-2107 or e-mail to learn more.

January 17-18 Midwest Organic Production & Marketing Conference and Trade Show. University of Illinois, Urbana. For more information, call 217-333-1588.


January 28-30 Indiana Horticultural Congress. Indianapolis. E-mail to learn more.


January 24-25 Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Annual Conference. Marshalltown. Call 515-465-5992 or visit to learn more.


January 9 Greenhouse IPM Workshop. Manchester. For more information, contact Cheryl Frank at 802-656-5434.


January 16-18 & 22-23 NOFA’s 7th Annual Organic Land Care Course. Leominster. For details, call 203-888-5146 or visit

February 6-8 New England Grows. Boston. Call 508-653-3009 or visit to learn more.


January 15-17 Northwest Michigan Orchard and Vineyard Show. Traverse City. Visit to learn more.

January 19 Mini-School Series for CSA. Tustin. Call 877-526-1441 for details.

January 26 Northern Michigan Small Farm Conference. Grayling. Call Stan Moore at 231-533-8818 or e-mail for details.

February 6-7 Southwest Michigan Horti-culture Days. Benton Harbor. Call 269-944-4126 for details.


January 18-19 Minnesota Organic Conference & Trade Show. St. Cloud. Call 651-201-6000 or visit for details.

New Hampshire

January 10 Greenhouse IPM Workshop. Durham. For more information, contact Cheryl Frank at 802-656-5434.

New Jersey

January 15-17 The Vegetable Growers of New Jersey Annual Meeting and Trade Show. Atlantic City. E-mail Mel Henninger at for details.

New York

January 25-27 NOFA N.Y. 26th Annual Organic Farming and Gardening Conference. Saratoga Springs. Call 607-652-NOFA or visit for details.

February 12-14 Empire State Fruit and Vegetable Expo. Syracuse. Visit for more information.


January 14-16 Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association Congress and Trade Show. Sandusky. For more information, call 614-487-1117 or visit


January 29-31 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention. Hershey. Call 717-677-4184 to learn more.

February 7-9 Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agri-culture’s 17th Annual Farming for the Future Conference. State College. Visit for details.


January 11 Greenhouse IPM Workshop. Springfield. For more information, contact Cheryl Frank at 802-656-5434.


January 10-14 National Potato Council Annual Meeting. Marco Island, Fla. For more information, call 202-682-9456 or visit

January 24-27 27th Annual Guelph Organic Conference. Guelph, Ont. Call 705-444-0923 or visit to learn more.

January 29-31 National Bramble Conference. Hershey, Pa. For details, call 919-542-3687 or e-mail

January 29-31 North American Strawberry Growers Association Annual Meeting and Conference. Hershey, Pa. For more information, call 613-258-4587 or visit

February 8-11 American Nursery and Landscape Association Management Clinic. Louisville, Ky. Visit for details.

February 9-12 U.S. Composting Council Conference and Exhibition. Oakland, Calif. For more information, call 631-737-4931 or visit

February 12-14 2008 World Ag Expo. Tulare, Calif. Visit to learn more.

February 13-20 International Fruit Tree Association 2008 Conference. Visalia, Calif. For details, visit

February 18-20 North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing Association Annual Convention. Dells, Wis. For more information, visit

May 4-7 United Fresh Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nev. Visit for details.

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

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