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

August 1-2 Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference. Kissimmee. Contact Bob Hochmuth at 386-362-1725 ext. 103 or bobhoch@ufl.edu 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.


June 18-19 TriState ArkLaMiss Pecan Trade Show & Convention. Vicksburg Convention Center, Vicksburg. For information, contact Stephen Norman at 318-448-3139 or pecans@pecanproducers.org.


April 23-25 Southern Plains Farm Show. Oklahoma City. Visit www.farmshowusa.com to learn more.

June 1-3 Oklahoma Pecan Growers Conference and Trade Show. Cox Center, Oklahoma City. Contact Janice Landgraf at 580-795-7644 or okpecan@trinex.net for details.

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

South Carolina

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


May 6 Early Season Pecan Management Seminar. Georgetown. Contact Williamson County Agent Bob Whitney at 512-943-3300 or rwhitney@ag.tamu.edu to learn more.

July 12-15 Texas Pecan Growers Association’s Annual Conference & Trade Show. Mesquite Convention Center, Mesquite. Contact TPGA at 979-846-3285 for more information.

August 12 Pecan Weevil Field Day. Georgetown. Contact Williamson County Agent Bob Whitney at 512-943-3300 or rwhitney@ag.tamu.edu to learn more.


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

May 6-8 Canadian Produce Marketing Association Convention and Trade Show. Metro Toronto Convention Center, Toronto, Ont. Contact Andrea Worrell at 613-226-4187 or visit www.cpma.ca to learn more.

June 3-5 The Organic Summit. Stevenson, Wash. Visit www.theorganicsummit.com for details.

June 16-18 All Things Organic Conference & Trade Show. Chicago, Ill. Visit www.organicexpo.com to learn more.

June 21-26 1st International Short Course on Vineyard Agroecology. University of California, Berkeley. Contact Albie Miles at afmiles@nature.Berkeley.edu to learn more.

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

June 23-25 International Potato Processing & Storage Convention. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Visit www.potatoconvention.com to learn more.

July 4-11 National Cherry Festival. Traverse City, Mich. For details, visit www.cherryfestival.org or call 800-968-3380.

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

July 22-23 Irrigation Association 2009 Water Conference. Park City, Utah. For details, visit www.irrigation.org or call the association at 703-536-7080.

July 24-26 Produce Marketing Association’s Foodservice Conference. Monterey, Calif. Call 302-738-7100 or visit www.pma.com/foodservice for details.

August 2-5 International Fruit Tree Association Summer Tour 2009. Nova Scotia, Canada. Visit www.ifruittree.org to learn more.

September 1-3 2009 Farm Progress Show. Decatur, Ill. Visit www.farmprogressshow.com for information.

September 9-11 National Pecan Shellers Annual Meeting. Four Seasons Chicago, Chicago, Ill. Contact NPSA at 404-252-3663 or npsa@kellencompany.com to learn more.

October 2-5 Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit. Anaheim, Calif. Call 302-738-7100 or visit www.pma.com/freshsummit for details.

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