January 15 Organic Soil Fertility Management Symposium. UC Davis, Davis. For more information, call 530-752-1748 or e-mail

January 20-21 California Certified Organic Farmers’ 2nd Annual Education Conference. Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove. For more information, visit

January 27-29 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium. Sacramento. For more information, visit


February 3-4 21st Annual High Plains No-Till Conference. Greeley. Contact Kathy Rickart at or visit for more information.

February 10-13 Southern Rocky Mountain Agricultural Conference and Trade Fair. Monte Vista. Contact Merlin Dillon or Rob Davidson at San Luis Valley Research Center, 712-754-3494 ext. 12, to learn more.

February 19-21 Colorado Agriculture Big and Small Conference. Greeley. Visit for more information.

April 6-8 Southwest Marketing Network: 7th Annual Conference. Durango. Contact Le Adams at for more information.

New Mexico

February 27-28 The New Mexico Organic Farming Conference. Las Cruces. Contact Joanie Quinn at 505-841-9067 to learn more.

March 1-3 Western Pecan Growers Annual Conference and Trade Show. Las Cruces. Contact Peggy Salopek at 575-646-2875 or visit to learn more.


January 13 2009 North Willamette Valley Horticulture Society Meeting. Clackamas County Fairgrounds. Call 503-678-1264 ext. 125 for details.

January 18-21 2009 Northwest Food Manufacturing & Packaging Expo. Oregon Convention Center, Portland.

January 27-29 40th Annual NW Ag Show. Portland Expo Center, Portland. Visit for more information.

February 19-26 2009 Potato Industry Leadership Institute. Oregon’s Columbia Basin and Washington, D.C. For more information, contact Hollee Alexander, National Potato Council, at 202-682-9456.


January 26-28 Washington State Potato Conference, Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick. For more information, call 509-766-7123 or visit

January 30-31 2009 Washington State Farmers Market Association Conference. Puyallup. For details, visit or call 206-706-5198.

February 4-6 Washington Association of Wine Grape Grower’s Annual Meeting, Convention and Trade Show. Kennewick. Visit to learn more.


January 16-18 International Chestnut Industry Conference. Wangaratta, Australia. For details, visit

January 18-21 33rd International Carrot Conference. Anaheim, Calif. For more information or to register, visit

January 19-21 North American Strawberry Growers Association Annual Meeting. Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, La. Call 613-258-4587 or visit to learn more.

January 22-23 Mid-Atlantic Regional Women in Agriculture Conference. Dover, Del. Contact Laurie Wolinski at 302-831-2538 or visit for more information.

January 22-31 International Fruit Tree Association Study Tour: Austria, Germany, Slovakia and Czech Republic. Visit to learn more.

January 26-29 U.S. Composting Council’s 17th Annual Conference & Tradeshow. Houston, Texas. Call 631-737-4931 or visit to learn more.

January 31-February 4 International Fruit Tree Association Annual Conference. Potsdam, Germany. Visit to learn more.

February 1-7 North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing Association Annual Convention. Savannah, Ga. Visit to learn more.

February 6-8 International Fruit Tree Association Study Tour: Poland. Visit to learn more.

February 7-10 48th ASTA Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference. Tampa, Fla. Contact the American Seed Trade Association at 703-837-8140 or visit to learn more.

February 9-10 3rd Annual North American Potato Grower Summit. Las Vegas, Nev. For more information, contact Barb Shelley at

February 10-12 World Ag Expo. Tulare, Calif. For details, call 800-999-9186 or visit

February 16-18 U.S. Pistachio Industry 2009 Conference. Santa Barbara, Calif. For details, visit

February 18-22 National Watermelon Association’s 95th Annual Convention. Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, S.C. Visit to learn more.

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

February 26-28 20th Annual Organic Farming Conference. La Crosse, Wis. For more information, visit or call 715-772-3153.

March 10-13 U.S. Potato Board 2009 Annual Meeting. Denver, Colo. For details, visit

March 10-13 American Peanut Council 2009 Spring Conference. Washington, D.C. Contact Cindy Stickles at or 703-838-9500 to learn more.

March 19-21 4th Annual National Farm to Cafeteria Conference. Portland, Ore. For details, call Marion Kalb at 505-474-5782 or visit