Alabama

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

Florida

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

Texas

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.

Virginia

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.

National/International

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 Associations Fresh Summit. Anaheim, Calif. Call 302-738-7100 or visit www.pma.com/fresh
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 jjacocks@unitedfresh.org; or visit www.unitedfresh.org.

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

November 24 Deadline for Sustainable Community Grants. For more information, visit http://www.nesare.org.

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

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

December 8 Deadline for Farmer Grants. For more information, visit http://nesare.org.

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