Arizona

November 10 Irrigation Workshops—Irrigation System Mainten-ance. Chandler Senior Center, Chandler. Chandler Utility customers only. To register and for more information, contact Melissa Simpson at 480-782-3580; e-mail melissa.simpson@chandleraz.gov; or visit www.chandleraz.gov/default.aspx?pageid=580.

November 10 Vegetable Seed Sowing & Planting Seminar. Prescott Extension Office, Prescott. Contact Master Gardener Helpline at 928-445-6590, ext. 222; e-mail gardener@email.arizona.edu.

November 12 Worker Protection Safety Train-the-Trainer Workshop (Spanish). Booth Machinery, Inc., Yuma. For more information, contact Delia Rodriguez at drodriguez@azda.gov or 602-542-0957.

November 13 Worker Protection Safety Train-the-Trainer Workshop (English). Booth Machinery, Inc., Yuma. For more information, contact Delia Rodriguez at drodriguez@azda.gov or 602-542-0957.

November 24 Vegetable Seed Sowing & Planting Seminar. Cottonwood. Contact the Master Gardener Helpline at 928-646-9113, ext. 14, or e-mail cottonwoodmg@yahoo.com.

California

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

November 17 Pacific Nut Producer Expo. Turlock. For more information, contact Dan Malcolm at 559-298-6020; fax 559-323-6016; e-mail dan@malcolmmedia.com; or www.pacificnutproducer.com.

November 13 Sonoma Grape Expo. Santa Rosa. For more information, contact Dan Malcolm at 559-298-6020; fax 559-323-6016; e-mail dan@malcolmmedia.com; or www.americanvineyardmagazine.com .

February 2-4, 2010 Colusa Farm Show. Colusa. For more information, contact Paulette Sterk at 530-458-2641; fax 530-458-2645; e-mail psterk@thefarmshow.com; or visit www.thefarmshow.com.

Colorado

February 24-27, 2010 2010 Colorado Agriculture Big and Small Conference. Adams County Fairgrounds, Brighton. Visit www.coloradoagriculturebigandsmall.com .

Montana

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

Oregon

October 14-17 U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council and North Amer-ican Blueberry Council 2009 Oregon Conference & Farm Tour. Portland. Visit www.blueberry.org/calendar.htm.

December 2-4 36th Annual Hermiston Farm Fair & Trade Show. Hermiston Conference Center, Hermiston. Contact Annette Teraberry at annette.teraberry@oregonstate.edu.

January 26-28, 2010 Northwest Agricultural Show. Sublimity. For more information, contact Jim Heater at 503-769-7120; fax 503-769-3549; e-mail info@nwagshow.com; or visit www.nwagshow.com.

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.

December 2-4 Northwest Center for Small Fruit Research 2009 Annual Conference. Kennewick. For more information, visit www.nwsmallfruits.org/conference.html.

February 2-4, 2010 Spokane Ag Expo. Spokane. For more information, contact Myrna O’Leary at 509-321-3633; fax 509-459-4114; e-mail moleary@greaterspokane.org; or visit www.agshow.org.

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://www.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://www.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.

February 23-26, 2010 North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference. Beach Resort Monterey, Monterey, Calif. For more information, contact NARBA, info@raspberryblackberry.com or 919-542-4037, or visit www.raspberryblackberry.com.

February 26-27, 2010 Southeast Pecan Growers Association Annual Convention, Sandestin Resort, Destin, Fla. Contact Will Easterlin, willeasterlin@windstream.net.