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.

August 19-20 Citrus Expo. Lee Civic Center, Fort Myers. Visit www.citrusexpo.net for more information.


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.

January 25, 2010 Annual Texas Pecan Short Course. College Station. Call 979-845-7692 to register or for more information.


August 6 Virginia Ag Expo. King William. Contact John W. Smith at 804-829-5671 or vaagexpo@aol.com.

September 14-15 Developing Successful Organic Horticulture Farms: Practical Training for Agricultural Professionals. Dayspring Farm, Cologne. For more information, contact Jean Mills at jeanmills@aol.com.


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 22-25 National Onion Association Summer Convention. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Visit www.onions-usa.org for details.

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 9-13 93rd Annual Meeting of The Potato Association of America. Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. Visit www.paa2009.org for more information.

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, Fredericksburg, 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.

December 2-5 National Onion Association Annual Convention. San Antonio, Texas. Visit www.onions-usa.org for details.

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