Arizona

September 18 Arizona Pecan Growers Association’s Annual Meeting. Palo Verde Holiday Inn, Tucson. Contact Mike Kilby at 520-403-4613 or mkilby@ag.Arizona.edu for details.

California

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 http://postharvest.ucdavis.edu for details.

August 12-16 2009 Festival of Fruit Presented by the California Rare Fruit Growers-Redwood Empire Chapter. Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa. For more information, visit www.FestivalOfFruit.org.

September 22-24 Fresh-Cut Products Workshop: Maintaining Quality and Safety. Buehler Alumni & Visitors Center, UC Davis campus. For more information, visit http://postharvest.ucdavis.edu.

November 11 Lodi Grape Expo. Lodi Fairgrounds, Lodi. For details, visit www.americanvineyardmagazine.com.

Montana

June 13 Montana Organic Association Farm Tour – Hindbauch Farm. Chinook. For details, visit www.montanaorganicassociation.org/events.htm.

June 27 Missoula County Extension Service Commercial Vegetable Production 2009 Workshop Series—High Tunnels, Greenhouses and Season Extension Field Options. Biodesign Farm Tour, Stevensville. To sign up and for more information, contact Helen Atthowe at 406-258-4205; e-mail atthowe@missoulaeduplace.org; or visit www.missoulaeduplace.org.

June 27 Montana Organic Association Farm Tour – Baty Farm. Dixon. For details visit, www.montanaorganicassociation.org/events.htm.

June 27 Montana Organic Association Farm Tour – Walkup Ranch. Ronan. For details, visit www.montanaorganicassociation.org/events.htm.

November 12-14 Montana Organic Association Annual Conference. Holiday Inn, Great Falls. For details, visit www.montanaorganicassociation.org/conference2009.htm.

Washington

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 www.pnva.org for details.

National/International

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. 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.

August 11-12 North American Strawberry Growers Association Summer Tour. Four Points Sheraton Hotel, Chicago, Ill. For more information, visit www.nasga.org or contact Kevin Schooley at info@nasga.org or 613-258-4587.

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.