December 1-3 2009 Deep South Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference. Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel, Mobile. For details, visit www.deepsouthfruitveg.com.
December 8 Fourth Annual Precision Agriculture and Field Crops Conference. Wind Creek Hotel, Atmore. For more information, visit www.alabamaprecisionagon line.com or contact Shannon Norwood at 256-353-8702, ext. 28, or email@example.com.
November 14 Shiitake and Oyster Mushroom Workshop. Georgia Organics, Decatur. Call 678-702-0400 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 20 The Farmers Market Workshop Presented by Georgia Organics and UGA Cooperative Extension Fulton County. North Fulton Annex Building, Upstairs Auditorium, Atlanta. Contact Louise Estabrook at 404-613-7670 or e-mail email@example.com.
November 10-12 Wichita Farm and Ranch Show. Valley Centre. For more information, contact Steve Guenthner/Fred Cline at 800-949-3976 or 507-437-4697; fax 507-437-8917; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit www.tradexpos.com.
November 8-10 Southeast Strawberry Expo. Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Research Triangle Park. For more information, contact the N.C. Strawberry Association at email@example.com or 919-542-4037, or visit www.ncstrawberry.com.
December 4-6 24th Annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference—Safe, Local, Organic: Building a Healthy Food Economy. The Blue Ridge Assembly, Black Mountain. Contact Kari Brayman 919-542-2402; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit www.carolinafarmstewards.org.
January 20-23, 2010 2010 Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms. Chattanooga Convention Center, Chattanooga. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.ssawg.org.
January 25, 2010 Annual Texas Pecan Short Course. College Station. Call 979-845-7692 to register or for more information.
November 15-18 ABA National Agricultural Bankers Conference. San Antonio, Texas. For more information, contact Carroll Merry at 262-253-6902; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; 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 email@example.com; 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org; 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 23-26, 2010 North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference. Beach Resort Monterey, Monterey, Calif. For more information, contact NARBA at email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org.