June 4 Southern California Fresh Produce & Floral Council Membership Luncheon. La Marida. For more information, call 714-739-0177 or e-mail

June 26-27 California Strawberry Commission Board & Committee Meetings. Monterey. Visit to learn more.

July 15 Southern California Fresh Produce & Floral Council Expo. Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim. For more information, call 714-739-0177 or e-mail

September 14 17th Annual NatureSweet Carmel TomatoFest. Carmel. Visit to learn more.

November 9-12 Western Growers Annual Meeting. La Quinta. Visit for details.


August 21-23 2008 Texas Produce Convention. Sheraton Beach Resort, South Padre Island. For more information, visit


May 27-30 International Fruit and Vegetable Summit. Paris, France. For more information, visit

June 3 United Red Potato Crop Transition Conference and Farm Tour. Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. For more information, contact Barbara Shelley at

June 16-20 16th IFOAM Organic World Congress: Cultivate the Future. Modena, Italy. Visit to learn more.

June 17-20 American Society for Enology and Viticulture 59th Annual Meeting. Portland, Ore. For more information, visit

June 22-25 International Fruit Tree Association Short Orchard Tour. South and North Carolina. For more information, call 509-884-5651.

June 22-25 12th Annual Peanut Congress. Amelia Island, Fla. For more information, call APSA at 229-888-2508.

July 8 Sunbelt Expo Field Day. Moultrie, Ga. For more information, call 229-985-1968.

July 14-16 9th International Vaccinium Symposium. Corvallis, Ore. Visit to learn more.

July 15-18 American Peanut Research and Education Society Meeting. Oklahoma City, Okla. Contact James Starr at 979-845-8278 for more information.

July 16-19 National Onion Association Summer Convention. Pasco, Wash. Call 970-353-5895 or visit to learn more.

July 20-23 9th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. Denver, Colo. Call 217-762-7955 or visit for details.

July 23-25 International Tomato Congress. Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. Call 888-942-2206 for details.

July 25-26 Chestnut Growers of America Annual Meeting. Chico, Calif. Contact Ray Young at 360-887-3669 or visit to learn more.

July 26-August 7 International Fruit Tree Association Study Tour. France. For information, call 509-884-5651.

August 4-8 9th International Symposium on Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Environmental Physiology in Orchard Systems. Geneva, N.Y. Call 315-787-2288 or visit to learn more.

August 10-13 Northern Nut Growers Association 2008 Annual Meeting. College Station, Texas. Visit for details.

August 10-14 Potato Association of America 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference. Buffalo, N.Y. For more information, visit

August 12-13 American Peanut Shellers’ Association Pre-Harvest Meeting. Albany, Ga. Call 229-888-2508 to learn more.

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

September 7-10 19th International Pepper Conference. Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center, Atlantic City, N.J. Questions? Contact Dr. Wesley Kline by phone at 856-451-2800 or e-mail

September 8-12 5th ISHS International Symposium on Brassicas, 17th Crucifer Genetics Workshop. Lillehammer, Norway. For further information or to register, visit

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

September 29-October 3 6th International Conference on Mushroom Biology and Mushroom Products. Bonn, Germany. Visit to learn more.

October 20-24 International Workshop on Greenhouse Environmental Control and Crop Production in Semi-Arid Regions. University of Arizona, Tucson. Call 520-626-9566 or visit for more information.

October 24-27 Produce Marketing Association’s 2008 Fresh Summit International Convention & Expo. Orlando, Fla. For details, visit

November 2-4 Irrigation Show 2008. Anaheim, Calif. For details, visit

November 18-19 American Peanut Shellers’ Association 2008 Post-Harvest Meetings. Albany, Ga. For details, contact APSA at 229-888-2508 or

November 30-December 2 2008 International Spinach Conference. San Antonio, Texas. Contact Larry Stein at 830-278-9151 or for details.

December 11-13 National Allium Research Conference. Savannah, Ga. Contact George Boyhan, University of Georgia, at 912-681-5639 to learn more.

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