February 12 Alabama/Florida Peanut Trade Show. National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds, Dothan. For more information, call 850-526-2590.

February 17 Commercial Vegetable Meeting. Moulton. Contact Lloyd Chapman at 256-262-2703 for details.


February 20-21 Southeastern Pecan Growers Association Annual Conference. Sandestin Resort, Destin. For more information, contact Will Easterlin at

February 25-27 National Pecan Shellers Mid-Winter Meeting. Gaylord Palms, Kissimmee. For information, contact NPSA at 404-252-3663.

February 26 Florida Peanut Producers Association Annual Meeting. Jackson County Agricultural Complex and Conference Center, Marianna. For details, call 850-526-2590.

March 5 Southern Exposure 2009. Tampa Convention Center, Tampa. Visit to learn more.

March 9-13 Florida Postharvest Horticulture Industry Tour. Gainesville. Visit for more information.

July 12-14 Southern Peanut Growers Conference. Edgewater Beach Resort, Panama City Beach. For details, call 229-386-3470 or visit

August 1-2 Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference. Kissimmee. Contact Bob Hochmuth at 386-362-1725 ext. 103 or to learn more.


May 7 Georgia Pecan Growers Association Annual Conference. Georgia National Fairgrounds and AgriCenter, Perry. Contact GPGA at 229-382-2187 to learn more.


June 26-27 Louisiana Pecan Growers Annual Meeting. Lafayette. For more information, contact Susan Wilson at 318-932-8912.


March 10-12 2009 Greenhouse Tomato Short Course. Eagle Ridge Conference Center, Raymond. For more information, send an e-mail to Dr. Rick Snyder at or call 601-892-3731.


February 16-18 Annual Missouri Small Fruit Vegetable Conference. Clarion Inn, Springfield. Contact Pamela Mayer at 417-547-7533 or to learn more.

North Carolina

February 14 North Carolina Pecan Growers Annual Workshop. Kenansville. Contact Bill Bunn at 919-815-5764 to learn more.


April 8 Sustainable Blackberry Production. Oklahoma State University, Cimarron Valley Research Station, Perkins. Contact Stephanie at 405-744-5404 or visit to learn more.

June 21-23 Oklahoma Pecan Growers Annual Conference. Oklahoma City. E-mail OPGA at for details.

South Carolina

June 18-20 2009 Southeast Greenhouse Conference. Greenville. Visit to learn more.


February 19-21 Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association Annual Conference and Trade Show. Austin. Visit for details.


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.

February 26-28 North American Blueberry Council & U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Meetings. Gulfport, Miss. Visit for details.

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

March 24-26 6th International IPM Symposium. Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Ore. For details, visit

April 22-24 United Fresh 2009. Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, Nev. For more information, contact Leslie Howard at 202-303-3400 or visit

June 22-23 2009 Berry Health Benefits Symposium. Monterey, Calif. Visit to learn more.

July 14-16 Information Agriculture Conference. Crowne Plaza, Springfield, Ill. Watch for details and program updates on