Florida

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

Louisiana

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

Mississippi

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.

Oklahoma

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.

Texas

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.

National/International

May 27-29 Training for a Recall, Communicating Under Fire – United Fresh Research & Education Foundation. Embassy Suites Monterey Bay—Seaside, Seaside, Calif. For more information, contact Julie Jacocks, UFPA, at 202-303-3405; e-mail jjacocks@unitedfresh.org; or visit www.unitedfresh.org.

June 1-5 Produce Inspection Training Program – United Fresh Research & Education Foundation. Training and Development Center, Fredericksburg, Va. For more information, contact Julie Jacocks, UFPA, at 202-303-3405; e-mail jjacocks@unitedfresh.org; or visit www.unitedfresh.org.

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 19-23 Northern Nut Growers Association 100th Annual Meeting. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind. For complete details, visit www.icserv.com/nnga/meetinfo.htm.

July 22-23 Irrigation Association 2009 Water Conference. ParkCity, 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 2009 Washington Public Policy Conference – United Fresh Research & Education Foundation. Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C. For more information, contact Angela Bezon, UFPA, at 202-303-3405; e-mail abezon@unitedfresh.org; or visit www.unitedfresh.org.

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.

September 21-25 Produce Inspection Training Program – United Fresh Research & Education Foundation. Training and Development Center, Fredricksburg, Va. For more information, contact Julie Jacocks, UFPA, at 202-303-3405; e-mail jjacocks@unitedfresh.org; or visit www.unitedfresh.org.

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

October 28-30 Training for a Recall, Communicating Under Fire – United Fresh Research & Education Foundation. Hilton Palm Beach Airport, West Palm Beach, Fla. For more information, contact Julie Jacocks, UFPA, at 202-303-3405; e-mail jjacocks@unitedfresh.org; or visit www.unitedfresh.org.

December 1-5 2009 Irrigation Show. Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas. Visit www.irrigation.org for more information.

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