North Dakota

July 14 North Dakota State University Organic Farming Field Day. NDSU Dickinson Research Extension Center, Dickinson. For more information, contact Patrick Carr, Ph.D., at North Dakota State University Dickinson Research Extension Center, 1041 State Ave., Dickinson, ND 58601; call 701-483-2348, ext. 143; e-mail Patrick.Carr@ndsu.edu; or visit www.montanaorganicassociation.org/ndsuorganicfarmfieldday.htm.

Rhode Island

July 24-26 Annual Foster Old Home Days. Foster. For information, contact Heidi Colwell at 401-647-5522.

Vermont

June 16-18 2nd Annual Rural Heritage Institute at Sterling College: Food, Farms & Community. Craftsbury Common. Visit www.sterlingcollege.edu/rhi.html to learn more.

July 8 On-Farm Composting 101 Workshop. Highfields Composting Center, Hardwick. For more information, call 802-472-5138, ext. 203; e-mail june@highfieldsinstitute.org; or visit www.highfieldsinstitute.org.

Wisconsin

June 19-20 Greenhouses, Environmental Control and an Introduction to Aquaponic Systems. Montello. For more information, contact Nelson and Pade, Inc. at 608-297-8708 or visit www.aquaponics.com.

July 17 Afternoon in the Greenhouse, an Aquaponics Training Course. Montello. For more information, contact Nelson and Pade, Inc. at 608-297-8708 or visit www.aquaponics.com.

July 18-19 Training Course: Aquaponics and Controlled Environment Agriculture. Montello. For more information, contact Nelson and Pade, Inc. at 608-297-8708 or visit www.aquaponics.com.

July 21-23 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days. Waterloo. Visit www.wifarmtechnologydays.com for more information.

National/International

June 16-18 All Things Organic Conference & Trade Show. Chicago, Ill. Visit www.organicexpo.com to learn more.

June 21-26 1st International Short Course on Vineyard Agroecology. University of California, Berkeley. Contact Albie Miles at afmiles@nature.Berkeley.edu to learn more.

June 22-23 2009 Berry Health Benefits Symposium. Monterey, Calif. Visit www.berryhealth.org to learn more.

June 23-25 International Potato Processing & Storage Convention. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Visit www.potatoconvention.com to learn more.

July 4-11 National Cherry Festival. Traverse City, Mich. For details, visit www.cherryfestival.org or call 800-968-3380.

July 14-16 Information Agriculture Conference. Crowne Plaza, Springfield, Ill. Watch for details and program updates on www.infoag.org.

July 19-23 Northern Nut Growers Association 100th Annual Meeting. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind. For complete details, visit www.icserv.com/nnga/meetinfo.htm.

July 22-23 Irrigation Association 2009 Water Conference. Park City, Utah. For details, visit www.irrigation.org or call the association at 703-536-7080.