California

December 15-17 2008 Pierce’s Disease Research Symposium. The Westin Gaslamp Quarter Hotel, San Diego. Contact the California Department of Food and Agriculture at 916-651-0253 or pdcpsymposium@cdfa.ca.gov to learn more.

January 27-29, 2009 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium. Sacramento. For more information, visit www.unifiedsymposium.org.

Colorado

February 3-4, 2009 21st Annual High Plains No-Till Conference. Greeley. Contact Kathy Rickart at notillkathy@Comcast.net or visit www.highplainsnotill.com for more information.

February 19-21 Colorado Agriculture Big and Small Conference. Greeley. Visit www.coloradoagriculturebigandsmall.com for more information.

April 6-8 Southwest Marketing Network: 7th Annual Conference. Durango. Contact Le Adams at ladams@cybermesa.com for more information.

New Mexico

February 27-28, 2009 The New Mexico Organic Farming Conference. Las Cruces. Contact Joanie Quinn at 505-841-9067 to learn more.

Oregon

January 13, 2009 2009 North Willamette Valley Horticulture Society Meeting. Clackamas County Fairgrounds. Call 503-678-1264 ext. 125 for details.

January 18-21 2009 Northwest Food Manufacturing & Packaging Expo. Oregon Convention Center, Portland.

January 27-29 40th Annual NW Ag Show. Portland Expo Center, Portland. Visit www.oregonhorticulturalsociety.org for more information.

February 19-26 2009 Potato Industry Leadership Institute. Oregon’s Columbia Basin and Washington, D.C. For more information, contact Hollee Alexander, National Potato Council, at 202-682-9456.

Washington

January 26-28, 2009 Washington State Potato Conference. Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick. For more information, call 509-766-7123 or visit www.potatoconference.com.

National/International

December 10-11 Almond Industry Conference. Modesto, Calif. For more information, visit www.mosaicevents.com/almondboard.

December 11-13 National Allium Research Conference. Savannah, Ga. Contact George Boyhan, University of Georgia, at 912-681-5639 to learn more.

January 7-9, 2009 Potato Expo 2009. San Antonio, Texas. For more information, contact Hollee Alexander at 202-682-9456 or visit www.potato-expo.com.