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; or visit

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

November 12 Worker Protection Safety Train-the-Trainer Workshop (Spanish). Booth Machinery, Inc., Yuma. For more information, contact Delia Rodriguez at 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 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


November 11 Lodi Grape Expo. Lodi Fairgrounds, Lodi. For details, visit

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

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

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


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


November 12-14 Montana Organic Association Annual Conference. Holiday Inn, Great Falls. For details, visit


October 14-17 U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council and North Amer-ican Blueberry Council 2009 Oregon Conference & Farm Tour. Portland. Visit

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

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


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 for details.

December 2-4 Northwest Center for Small Fruit Research 2009 Annual Conference. Kennewick. For more information, visit

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; or visit


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

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

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

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

November 11-14 Agri-Trade International Farm Equipment Exposition. Red Deer, Alb., Canada. Contact Patrick Kennedy at 403-347-4491; e-mail; or visit

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

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

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

December 13–16 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Indianapolis, Ind. For more information, visit

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; or visit

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; or visit

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; or visit

February 10-13, 2010 National Farm Machinery Show. Louisville, Ky. For more information, call 502-367-5200; fax 502-367-5299; e-mail; or visit

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; or visit

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

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