February 17 Fish Friendly Farming/Napa Green Program. Napa County Farm Bureau, Napa. Call the California Land Stewardship Institute at 707-253-1226 or e-mail to learn more.

February 24 Fish Friendly Farming/Napa Green Program. Napa County Farm Bureau, Napa. Call the California Land Stewardship Institute at 707-253-1226 or e-mail to learn more.

February 24-26 Varietal Winegrape Production Short Course. University of California, Davis. For more information, visit

March 22-23 California Grape and Tree Fruit League Annual Meeting. Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego. Visit to learn more.

April 28-29 Fruit Ripening and Ethylene Management Workshop. University of California, Davis. Visit to learn more.


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 22-24 The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance Conference. Hotel Albuquerque, Albuquerque. Conference details can be found at

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.


February 19 Oregon Strawberry Commission Annual Meeting. NWREC, Aurora. Call 541-758-4043 or visit to learn more.

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.


November 11-12 2009 Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association Conference & Trade Show. Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick. Contact the association at 509-585-5460 or 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