August 19 Vegetable Variety Trials and Highmoor Farm Tour. University of Maine’s Research Farm, Monmouth. Visit to learn more.


October 11-12 5th Annual Cranberry Harvest Celebration. Wareham. For details, call 508-322-4000 or visit

November 5-7 New England Greenhouse Conference & Expo. Worcester. Visit or call Cindy Delaney, show coordinator, at 802-865-5202 for more information.


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 9-12 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo. Grand Rapids. For details, visit


August 16 17th Annual Badgersett Field Day. Canton. For details, e-mail or visit

New Hampshire

August 13 Pumpkin Diseases Twilight Meeting. Yankee Farmer Farmstand, Greenfield. For details, contact George Hamilton at 603-641-6060.

August 19 Vegetable Twilight Meeting. Tassey’s Farm, Shelburne. For info, contact Steve Turaj at 603-788-4961.

August 21 NOFA-NH Farm Tour & Potluck Dinner: Land Use Partnership & New Partners. Twin Mountain Farm, Andover. Contact NOFA-NH at 603-224-5022 or visit to learn more.

August 27 Vegetable and Fruit Growers’ Twilight Meeting. Woodman Horticultural Farm, Durham. Questions? Contact Suzanne Hebert at or call 603-862-3200.

New York

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


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


August 14 Vegetable Growers Field Day. Penn State University Southeast Ag Research and Extension Center, Manheim. Contact Tim Elkner at for more information.

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


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


September 26-28 Warrens Cranberry Festival. Warrens. Call 606-378-4200 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 20-21 Citrus Expo 2008. Lee Civic Center, Ft. Myers, Fla. Visit 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 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 14-16 Sunbelt Ag Expo. Moultrie, Ga. Call 229-985-1968 or 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 6-8 Interpoma 08: 6th International Trade Show for Cultivation, Storage and Marketing of Apples. South Tyrol, Italy. Visit for details.

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 8-9 North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference. Grand Rapids, Mich. Call 919-542-4037 or go to 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.

January 7-9, 2009 North American Potato Summit. San Antonio, Texas. For more information, contact Hollee Alexander at 202-682-9456 or

February 23-25, 2009 VegetableXchange. Carefree, Ariz. For more information, visit

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