August 2 Haygrove, Inc. Owners Conference. Auburn University, Clanton. Visit to learn more.


July 13-15 10th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference. Panama City Beach, Fla. For more information, call 229-386-3470.

July 30-August 1 Farm to Fuel Summit. Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando. Visit to learn more.

September 2-7 Florida Tomato Committee and Florida Tomato Exchange Joint Conference. Naples. For more information, visit

September 11 Citrus Packinghouse Day. Citrus Research and Education Center, Lake Alfred. Contact Mark Ritenour at 772-468-3922 to learn more.

September 16 Indian River Postharvest Workshop. Indian River Research and Education Center, Ft. Pierce. Contact Mark Ritenour at 772-468-3922 to learn more.

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

November 5 Florida Ag Expo. UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research & Education Center, Balm. For questions regarding registration, call Christina Sandoval at 440-602-9178 or visit


July 24-25 Pecan Producers Tri-State Meeting. Vicksburg. For more information, e-mail


October 18 6th Annual Missouri Chestnut Roast. University of Missouri Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center, New Franklin. Visit for additional information or contact Julie Rhoads at

North Carolina

July 10 Fueling the Farm II: Managing Energy Risks, Reducing Energy Costs and Exploring Alternative Energy Sources. Cherry Research Farm, Goldsboro. Call the Center for Environmental Farming Systems at 919-513-0954 to learn more.

July 11 Biofuels 101: Hands-On Demo of Biofuel Production. Cherry Research Farm, Goldsboro. Call the Center for Environmental Farming Systems at 919-513-0954 to learn more.

July 30 Making Use of Beneficial Insects for Crop Pest Management & Pollination. Cherry Research Farm, Goldsboro. Call the Center for Environmental Farming Systems at 919-513-0954 to learn more.

November 6-8 Southeast Strawberry Expo. Hilton Charlotte University Place, Charlotte. For details, visit

South Carolina

November 2-5 Southern Crop Production Association Annual Meeting. Charleston. Call 229-995-2125 to learn more.


September 22-26 United Fresh Produce Associations’ Produce Inspection Training Program. Fredericksburg. For details, contact Beth Berman at 202-303-3405 or visit


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 20-23 9th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. Denver, Colo. Call 217-762-7955 or visit 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 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 to learn more.

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

July 25-27 Produce Market-ing Association’s Foodservice Conference & Expo. Monterey, Calif. For more information, call 302-738-7100 or visit

July 26-30 Soil and Water Conservation Society 2008 Annual Conference. Tucson, Ariz. Call 515-289-2331 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 99th 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 20-21 North American Strawberry Growers Association Summer Tour. Ten farms in Ohio. For further information, visit or call Kevin Schooley at 613-258-4587.

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 visit

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 25-28 IV International Chestnut Symposium. Beijing, China. Visit to learn more.

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

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 9-13 Pack Expo International. McCormick Place, Chicago, Ill. Visit 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

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

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

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

December 5 Haygrove, Inc. Owners Conference. Lancaster, Pa. Visit 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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