Arizona

April 5-6 10th Annual Greenhouse Crop Production & Engineering Design Short Course. Westward Look Resort, Tucson. For more information, visit http://ag.arizona.edu/ceac/ or contact Connie Hackathorn, University of Arizona, at connieh1@email.arizona.edu or call 520-626-9566.

California

February 2-4 Colusa Farm Show. Colusa. For more information, contact Paulette Sterk at 530-458-2641; fax 530-458-2645; e-mail psterk@thefarmshow.com; or visit www.thefarmshow.com.

Colorado

February 24-27 2010 Colorado Agriculture Big and Small Conference. Adams County Fairgrounds, Brighton. Visit www.coloradoagriculturebigandsmall.com.

Oregon

January 26-28 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.

May 3-5 Oregon State University Insect Identification Train-the-Trainer Short Course. Hermiston Agricultural Research & Extension Center, Hermiston. For more information, contact Mary Corp at 541-278-5403 or Silvia Rondon at 541-567-8321.

May 6-8 Oregon State University Insect Identification Train-the-Trainer Short Course. OSU Extension Office, Ontario. For more information, contact Mary Corp at 541-278-5403 or Silvia Rondon at 541-567-8321.

Washington

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

February 2-4 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.

March 22-24 56th Annual Soil Fungus Conference. Washington State University Mount Vernon Research Center, Mount Vernon. For more information, visit http://soilfungus.ars.usda.gov.

June 2-4 Oregon State University Insect Identification Train-the-Trainer Short Course. Washington State University Extension Office, Colfax. For more information, contact Mary Corp at 541-278-5403 or Silvia Rondon at 541-567-8321.

National/International

January 20-23 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.

January 23-26 49th Vegetable & Flower Seed Conference. Las Vegas, Nev. Contact the American Seed Trade Association at 703-837-8410; or visit www.amseed.org/mtg_vegflo10_intro.asp.

February 4 Fresh Connections San Antonio. San Antonio, Texas. For more information, visit www.pma.com/freshconnections.

February 5-11 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 8-11 Joint Annual Meeting of the Weed Science Society of America and the Society for Range Management. Denver, Colo. Contact Lee Van Wychenat at 202-746-4686; e-mail Lee.VanWychen@wssa.net; or visit www.wssa.net.

February 9-11 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 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 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 21-23 Pesticide & Ag Plastic Stewardship 10th Annual Conference. Hyatt Regency Savannah, Savannah, Ga. For more information, visit http://tpsalliance.org.

February 23 Society of Ontario Nut Growers (SONG) Technical Meeting. Simcoe Experiment Station Hall, Simcoe, Ont. For more information, contact Bruce Thurston at 519-740-6220.

February 23-26 North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference. Beach Resort Monterey, Monterey, Calif. For more information, contact NARBA, info@raspberryblackberry.com or 919-542-4037, or visit www.raspberryblackberry.com.

February 26-27 Southeast Pecan Growers Association Annual Convention, Sandestin Resort, Destin, Fla. Contact Will Easterlin, willeasterlin@windstream.net.

March 18-20 North American Farm & Power Show. Owatonna, Minn. For more information, visit www.tradexpos.com.

April 21-23 Agri-Marketing Conference & Trade Show. Kansas City, Mo. For more information, visit www.nama.org/amc.

June 6-11 International Association for Plant Biotechnology 12th World Congress. St. Louis, Mo. For more information, visit www.IAPB2010.org.

July 10-15 Society of Nematologists 49th Annual Meeting. Boise, Idaho. For more information, contact the Society of Nematologists, P.O. Box 311, Marceline, MO 64658; call 660-376-3586; e-mail son@hughes.net; or visit www.nematologists.org.

July 21-24 National Onion Association Summer Convention. Portland, Ore. For more information, visit www.onions-usa.org.

July 25-28 Walnut Council Annual Meeting. Grand Rapids, Mich. For more information, contact the Walnut Council International Office, Wright Forestry Center, 1007 N. 725 W., West Lafayette, Ind. 47906-9431; call 765-583-3501; or visit www.walnutcouncil.org.

July 26-28 34th International Carrot Conference. Kennewick, Wash. For more information, e-mail snolan@agmgt.com or call 509-585-5460.

July 30 – August 1 PMA’s Foodservice Conference & Exposition. Monterey, Calif. For more information, visit www.pma.com/foodservice .

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