March 5-8 United States Potato Board Chip Seminar. Wyndham Orlando Resort, Orlando. Call 303-873-2312 or visit www.us potatoes.com to learn more.

March 10-14 Florida Postharvest Horticulture Industry Tour. Gainesville. Contact Adrian Berry at 352-392-1928 ext. 235 to learn more.

June 20-21 2008 Homestead Plant Exhibition. Miami. Call 305-248-1117 or visit http:hpxshow.org to learn more.

September 21-23 Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association Annual Convention. Naples. Call 321-214-5200 to learn more.


March 4-7 Greenhouse Tomato Short Course. Eagle Ridge Conference Center, Raymond. Visit www.greenhousetomatosc.com for details.


April 26 River Hills Farmers Markets’ Family Farm 2008. Silex. For more information, call 573-485-7261 or 573-384-5859.

North Carolina

February 20-21, 2008 Winter Vegetable Conference. Asheville. To learn more, visit http://cherokeereservation.ces.ncsu.edu.

February 29 Northern Piedmont Specialty Crops School. Roxboro. For more information, call 919-603-1350.

March 8 Organic Growers School Spring Conference. Flat Rock. For details, contact Meredith at Meredith@organicgrowersschool.org.

March 14-15 North Carolina Watermelon Association Annual Convention. Wrightsville Beach. Call 910-256-2231 for details.


February 15-16 Virginia Biological Farming Conference & Trade Show. Richmond. Visit www.vabf.org/conf2008 to learn more.

June 2-6 United Fresh Produce Associations’ Produce Inspection Training Program. Fredericksburg. For details, contact Beth Berman at 202-303-3405 or visit www.unitedfresh.org.


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

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

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

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

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

February 20-21 Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention. Brock University, St. Catharines, Ont. Call 905-945-5363 or visit www.ofvc.ca to learn more.

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

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

September 9-12 United Fresh Produce 2008 Washington Public Policy Conference. Washington, D.C. For more information, contact Angela Bezon at 202-303-3416 or visit www.unitedfresh.org.

November 2-4 International Irrigation Show. Anaheim, Calif. For details, visit www.irrigation.org.

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