Connecticut

October 2-3 154th Harwinton Fair. Harwinton Center. For more information, visit www.harwintonfair.com.

October 8-10 Portland Agricultural Fair. Portland. For more information, visit www.portlandfair.com.

Illinois

November 30 – December 2 Greater Peoria Farm Show. Peoria. For more information, visit www.farmshowsusa.com.

January 5-7, 2011 Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference. Crowne Plaza Hotel and Convention Center, Springfield. For more information, contact Diane Handley at 309-557-2107 or e-mail handley@ilfb.org, or visit www.specialtygrowers.org.

Indiana

December 14-16 Indiana-Illinois Farm Equipment Show. Indianapolis. For more information, visit www.indiana-illinoisfarmshow.com .

Iowa

December 1-2 Farm News Ag Show. Fort Dodge. For more information, visit www.farm-news.com.

Massachusetts

October 15 Deadline for Federal Conservation NRCS programs in Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.ma.nrcs.usda.gov.

Minnesota

February 17-19, 2011 Minnesota Grape Growers Association Cold Climate Grape and Wine Competition. Sheraton Bloomington Hotel, Bloomington. For more information, contact Lisa Smiley at 651-492-5393 or e-mail lisa@coldclimategrapes.com or visit www.mngrapes.org.

Nebraska

November 17-18 McCook Farm & Ranch Expo. McCook. For more information, visit www.mccookfarmandranchexpo.net.

December 8-10 Nebraska Power Farming Show. Lincoln. For more information, visit www.nebraskapowershow.com.

New Hampshire

October 23-24 Northeast Small Hydroelectric Rural Green Energy from Farms, Forests, Old Mill Sites: Workshops, Awards, Panel, Old Mills Tour. Acworth. For more information, e-mail nheritagemills.tesla@yahoo.com.

New York

November 19 Deadline for New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship. For more information, call 800-342-4143 or visit www.nyfb.org.

Pennsylvania

October 19 Delivery Methods for Wide-Area Monitoring in the Northeast Webinar. Online. For more information, visit www.northeastipm.org/webinars.

Vermont

October 21 Center for an Agricultural Economy Farm Tour. Hardwick. For more information, visit www.hardwickagriculture.org/outreach.html.

October 18 – November 8, Mondays Vermont Master Composter Course. Vermont Interactive Television Sites: Bennington, Brattleboro, Montpelier, Johnson, Lyndon, Middlebury, Randolph Center, Rutland, Springfield, St. Albans, Waterbury, White River Junction and Williston. For more information, call 802-656-9562 or visit www.uvm.edu/mastergardener.

October 22 Learn to Lead and Motivate People. Burlington. For more information, visit www.uvm.edu/vbc/certificate_programs/.

National/International

October 19-21 Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition. Moultrie, Ga. For more information, visit www.sunbeltexpo.com.

November 1-4 American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers Convention and Trade Show. Orlando, Fla. For more information, visit www.asfmra.org.

November 4-6 CropKing Hydroponic Conference 2010. DoubleTree Resort, Orlando, Fla. For more information, visit www.cropking.com.

November 4-6 National Small Farm Trade Show & Conference. Columbia, Mo. For more information, visit www.smallfarmtoday.com.

November 5-6 2010 Aquaponics Workshops from Nelson and Pade, Inc. Montello, Wis. For more information, visit www.aquaponics.com.

November 6-13 Canadian Western Agribition. Edmonton, Alb., Canada. For more information, visit www.northlands.com.

November 10-13 Agri-Trade International Farm Equipment Exposition. Red Deer, Alb., Canada. For more information, visit www.agri-trade.com.

November 30 – December 2 Agricultural Retailers Association Conference & Expo. Palm Springs, Calif. For more information, visit www.aradc.org.

December 1-4 National Onion Association Annual Convention. Long Beach, Calif. For more information, visit www.onions-usa.org.

December 9-11 2010 Aquaponics Workshops from Nelson and Pade, Inc. Montello, Wis. For more information, visit www.aquaponics.com.

February 17-19, 2011 National Pecan Shellers Midwinter Meeting. The Memphis Peabody, Memphis, Tenn. For more information, contact NPSA at 404-252-3663 or e-mail www.npsa@kellencompany.com.

August 14-18, 2011 95th Annual Meeting of The Potato Association of America. Wilmington, N.C. For more information, visit www.paa2011.org.