April 26-29 Greenhouse Crop Production and Engineering Design Short Course. Sheraton Tucson, Tucson. For more information or to register, visit or contact Connie Hackathorn, coordinator, at 520-626-9566.


April 14-16 Advanced Composting System Workshop. Sonora. To register, contact Midwest Bio-Systems at 800-689-0714 or visit

April 22 Grapegrowing in a Changing Climate: Water Conservation & Irrigation Management. For more information, visit or call 707-944-8311.

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

June 15-26 Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops Short Course. ARC Ballroom, UC Davis campus. To register, contact Pam Devine at 530-752-6941 or visit for details.


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.


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

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 to learn more.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

July 22-23 Irrigation Association 2009 Water Conference. Park City, Utah. For details, visit 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 for details.

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

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

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

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