Arizona

November 10 Irrigation Workshops—Irrigation System Maintenance. 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 visit 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 visit www.americanvineyardmagazine.com .

Montana

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

Oregon

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 .

January 26-28, 2010 Washington-Oregon Potato Conference. Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick. For more information, visit www.potatoconference.com .

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

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 4-6, 2010 Potato Expo 2010. Orlando, Fla. Visit www.potato-expo.com for complete details.

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 5-11, 2010 North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing Association Convention. Lancaster, Pa. Contact the NAFDMA, 62 White Loaf Road, Southampton, MA 01073; call 888-884-9270; or visit www.nafdma.com .

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 at info@raspberryblackberry.com or 919-542-4037, or visit www.raspberryblackberry.com .