Illinois

January 6-7, 2010 Northern Illinois Farm Show. Dekalb. Contact Katie Kaehler at 800-827-8007 or 952-808-3383; fax 952-894-8252; e-mail kkaehler@farmshows.com; or visit www.farmshows.com.

January 17-19, 2010 Quad Cities Farm Equipment Show. Rock Island. Contact Richard Sherman at 843-686-5640; fax 843-686-5640; e-mail shermexpo@rr.com; or visit www.quadcitiesfarmshow.com.

January 19-21, 2010 IFCA Winter Convention & Trade Show. Peoria. Contact Leslie Forrest at 309-827-2774; fax 309-827-2779; e-mail leslief@ifca.com; or visit www.ifca.com.

January 27-28, 2010 Midwest Ag Expo—Illinois. Gifford. Contact Julie Roisum at 800-236-6332 or 608-240-4700; fax 608-240-2069; e-mail jroisum@medaassn.com; or visit www.medaassn.com.

Indiana

Jan 12-14, 2010 Fort Wayne Farm Show. Fort Wayne. Contact Fred Cline at 800-347-5225 or 507-437-1378; fax 507-437-8917; e-mail fred@tradexpos.com; or visit www.tradexpos.com.

Maine

October 21 Snack & Yack: Where Do You Find Money for Your Business or Idea? Foster Student Innovation Center, Orono. Visit www.umaine.edu/innovation.

October 27 Small Business Series: Marketing. Foster Student Innovation Center, Orono. Visit www.umaine.edu/innovation.

November 17 Small Business Series: Pricing. Foster Student Innovation Center, Orono. Visit www.umaine.edu/innovation.

Michigan

December 8-10 The Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo. Devos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids. Call 810-234-4126 or visit www.GLEXPO.com for more information.

Nebraska

December 9-10 2009 Nebraska Power Farming Show. Lincoln. Visit www.nebraskapowershow.com for more information.

January 13-14, 2010 Northeast Nebraska Farm & Equipment Show. Norfolk. Contact Bradley Hughes/Sally Lewis at 800-284-2750 or 402-371-0780; fax 402-371-6303; e-mail bhughes@wjag.com; or visit www.nebraskafarmshow.com.

New Hampshire

December 15-17 New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference. Radisson Hotel, Manchester. Visit www.newenglandvfc.org for more information.

New York

November 4, 11, 18 Ag in Uncertain Times Webinar Series. For more information, e-mail westrme@wsu.edu; call John Nelson at 509-477-2176; or visit www.farmmanagement.org/aginuncertaintimes.

December 2, 9, 16 Ag in Uncertain Times Webinar Series. For more information, e-mail westrme@wsu.edu; call John Nelson at 509-477-2176; or visit www.farmmanagement.org/aginuncertaintimes.

January 26-27, 2010 Empire State Fruit & Vegetable Expo. Syracuse. Contact Ken Maring at 800-218-5586 or 518-673-3237; fax 518-673-3245; e-mail mwhite@leepub.com; or visit www.leetradeshows.com.

Pennsylvania

January 5-7, 2010 Keystone Farm Show. York. Contact Ken Maring at 800-218-5586 or 518-673-3237; fax 518-673-3245; e-mail mwhite@leepub.com; or visit www.leetradeshows.com.

January 9-16, 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center. Harrisburg. Contact Larry R. Weaver at 717-787-5373; fax 717-783-8710; e-mail laweaver@state.pa.us; or visit www.farmshowcomplex.state.pa.us.

South Dakota

January 5-7, 2010 Dakota Farm Show. Vermillion. Contact Penny Swank at 800-873-1411 or 507-437-7969; fax 507-437-7752; e-mail farmshowsusa@farmshowsusa.com; or visit www.farmshowsusa.com.

January 27-29, 2010 Sioux Falls Farm Show. Sioux Falls. Contact Ron Bormaster at 507-437-7969; fax 507-437-7752; e-mail farmshowsusa@farmshowsusa.com; or visit www.farmshowsusa.com.

Wisconsin

January 13-14, 2010 Midwest Farm Show. La Crosse. Contact Bill and Sally Henry at 715-289-4632; fax 715-289-4632; e-mail riceinfo@yahoo.com; or visit www.northcountryenterprises.com.

January 26-27, 2010 Rice Lake Area Farm Show. Rice Lake. Contact Bill and Sally Henry at 715-289-4632; fax 715-289-4632; e-mail riceinfo@yahoo.com; or visit www.northcountryenterprises.com.

National/International

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.

October 30 – November 8 National Peanut Festival. Dothan, Ala. For more information, call 334-793-4323; e-mail nationalpeanut@aol.com; or visit www.nationalpeanutfestival.com.

November 1-5 Annual Meetings of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America. David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. For meeting information, visit www.acsmeetings.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 11-14 Agri-Trade International Farm Equipment Exposition. Red Deer, Alb., Canada. Contact Patrick Kennedy at 403-347-4491; e-mail agritrade@reddeerchamber.com; or visit www.agri-trade.com.

November 15-18 ABA National Agricultural Bankers Conference. San Antonio, Texas. For more information, contact Carroll Merry at 262-253-6902; e-mail cmerry@countryside-marketing.com; or visit www.aba.com.

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

December 1-3 Agricultural Retailers Association Conference & Expo. Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Contact Kristi Burmeister & Associates at 636-922-5551; e-mail kburmeister@charter.net; or visit www.aradc.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.

December 13–16 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Indianapolis, Ind. For more information, visit www.entsoc.org/am/cm/.

January 12-15, 2010 Ag Connect Expo. Orlando, Fla. Contact Alan Stenum at 800-867-6060 or 414-298-4144; fax 414-272-2672; e-mail info@agconnect.com; or visit www.agconnect.com.

January 20-23, 2010 Ag Pro Expo (National Alliance of Independent Crop Consultants). Orlando, Fla. Contact Allison Jones at 901-861-0511; fax 901-861-0512; e-mail jonesnaicc@aol.com; or visit www.naicc.org.

February 9-11, 2010 World Ag Expo. Tulare, Calif. Contact Steven Knudsen at 800-999-9186 or 559-688-1030; fax 559-688-5527; e-mail info@farmshow.org; or visit www.worldagexpo.com.

February 10-13, 2010 National Farm Machinery Show. Louisville, Ky. For more information, call 502-367-5200; fax 502-367-5299; e-mail exposales@ksfb.ky.gov; or visit www.farmmachineryshow.org.

February 19-21, 2010 Western Farm Show. Kansas City, Mo. Contact Tonja Britt at 800-762-5616 or 816-561-5323; fax 816/561-1249; e-mail tbritt@swassn.com; or visit www.westernfarmshow.com.