December 1-3 2009 Deep South Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference. Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel, Mobile. For details, visit


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


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

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


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


September 1-3 2009 Farm Progress Show. Decatur, Ill. Visit 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; or visit

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

October 2-5 Produce Marketing Associations Fresh Summit. Anaheim, Calif. Call 302-738-7100 or visit
summit 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; or visit

November 8-10 The American Society of Agricultural Consultants 2009 Conference & Annual Meeting. Nashville, Tenn. Conference information is available at

November 24 Deadline for Sustainable Community Grants. For more information, visit

December 1-6 2009 Irrigation Show. Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas. Visit or call 703-536-7080.

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

December 8 Deadline for Farmer Grants. For more information, visit

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