Massachusetts

July 29 New England Produce Council’s Annual Golf Tournament. Sterling Country Club, Sterling. Call 781-273-0444 or e-mail nepc2@rcn.com for details.

August 8-10 Northeast Organic Farming Association’s 34th Annual Summer Conference. University of Massachusetts, Amherst. For details or to register, visit www.nofamass.org/conferences or call 978-355-2853.

Michigan

July 15-17 Michigan State University Ag Expo. East Lansing. For more information, visit www.agexpo.msu.edu.

July 21 Southwest Region Fruit IPM Meeting for Commercial Fruit Growers. Fruit Acres Farm, Coloma. For more information, call the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center at 269-944-1477.

July 30 Viticulture Field Day. Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center, Benton Harbor. For more information, visit www.maes.msu.edu/swmrec.

July 31 Haygrove, Inc. “Grower to Grower” Meeting. Michigan State University, Benton Harbor. Visit www.tunnelbuzz.com to learn more.

August 4 Southwest Region Fruit IPM Meeting for Commercial Fruit Growers. Fruit Acres Farm, Coloma. For more information, call the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center at 269-944-1477.

August 18 Southwest Region Fruit IPM Meeting for Commercial Fruit Growers. Fruit Acres Farm, Coloma. For more information, call the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center at 269-944-1477.

December 9-11 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market Expo. Grand Rapids. For more information, visit www.glexpo.com.

Minnesota

August 16 17th Annual Badgersett Field Day. Canton. For details, e-mail info@badgersett.com or visit www.badgersett.com.

New York

July 12 New York Nut Growers Association Summer Meeting. Olson Experimental Nut Tree Farm, Findley Lake. For details, visit www.nynga.org.

August 28 Bejo Seeds, Inc. Field Day. Geneva. Call 315-789-4155 for more information.

Ohio

September 27 Ohio Nut Growers Association Fall Meeting. Luers Farm, Bellville. For more information, visit www.onga.org.

Pennsylvania

September 5-6 13th Annual Chile Pepper Food Festival. Bowers. Visit www.pepperfestival.com for details.

Rhode Island

August 6 Rhode Island Local Food Fest. Castle Hill. To purchase tickets, visit www.farmfresh.org.

Vermont

July 9 Highfields Institute Composting 101 Workshop. Hardwick. For details, call 802-472-5138.

July 12 Beekeeping Workshop with Charles Andros: Honey, Wax, Mites and Foulbrood. North Westminster. Register by calling 603-756-9056 or e-mail lindena@sover.net.

September 13 Beekeeping Workshop with Charles Andros: Winter Preparations. North Westminster. Register by calling 603-756-9056 or e-mail lindena@sover.net.

Wisconsin

September 26-28 Warrens Cranberry Festival. Warrens. Call 606-378-4200 or visit www.cranfest.com to learn more.

National/International

July 14-16 9th International Vaccinium Symposium. Corvallis, Ore. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/conferences/vaccinium2008 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 20-23 9th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. Denver, Colo. Call 217-762-7955 or visit www.icpaonline.org for details.

July 21-24 National Meeting of the American Society for Horticultural Science. Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando, Fla. Contact ASHS at 703-836-4606 or visit www.asha.org to learn more.

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

July 23-26 National Onion Association Summer Convention. Pasco, Wash. Call 970-353-5895 or visit www.onions-usa.org to learn more.

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

July 25-27 Produce Marketing Association’s Foodservice Conference & Expo. Monterey, Calif. For more information, call 302-738-7100 or visit www.pma.com/foodservice.

July 26-30 Soil and Water Conservation Society 2008 Annual Conference. Tucson, Ariz. Call 515-289-2331 or visit www.swcs.org 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 www.nysaes.cornell.edu/hort/ishs to learn more.

August 10-13 Northern Nut Growers Association 99th Annual Meeting. College Station, Texas. Visit www.icserv.com/nnga/meetintro for details.

August 10-14 Potato Association of America 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference. Buffalo, N.Y. For more information, visit www.hort.cornell.edu/PAA2008.

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

August 20-21 North American Strawberry Growers Association Summer Tour. Ten farms in Ohio. For further information, visit www.nasga.org or call Kevin Schooley at 613-258-4587.

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

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 visit http://njveg.Rutgers.edu/njpepperconference/.

September 8-12 5th ISHS International Symposium on Brassicas, 17th Crucifer Genetics Workshop. Lillehammer, Norway. For further information or to register, visit www.brassica2008.no.

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.

September 25-28 IV International Chestnut Symposium. Beijing, China. Visit www.chestnut.org.cn to learn more.

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

October 5-8 GreenhouseXchange. Carefree, Ariz. To register or learn more about how to qualify, contact John Hendel at 952-224-8540 or visit www.greenhouse-xchange.com.

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 www.ghworkshoparidregions2008.org for more information.

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

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

November 9-13 Pack Expo International. McCormick Place, Chicago, Ill. Visit http://pei2008.packexpo.com to learn more.

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

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

December 2-4 2008 Agricultural Retailers Association Conference & Expo. Austin, Texas. Call 202-457-0825 or visit www.aradc.org to learn more.

December 3-6 National Onion Association Annual Meeting. Marco Island, Fla. Call 970-353-5895 or visit www.onions-usa.org to learn more.

December 5 Haygrove, Inc. Owners Conference. Lancaster, Pa. Visit www.tunnelbuzz.com to learn more.

December 9-13 American Peanut Council 2008 Winter Conference. Atlanta, Ga. Contact Cindy Stickles at 703-838-9500 for more information.

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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