Capital Press calendar of events

The weekly calendar of events that are of interest to Capital Press readers.

To submit items to the calendar, send an email with information to calendar@capitalpress.com

JUNE

OREGON

June 9 — Wheat Field Day, 10 a.m., Hermiston Agricultural Research & Extension Center, 2121 S First St., Hermiston, Annette Teraberry, 541-567-8321

June 9-13 — “Basics of Forest Land and Timber Appraisal,” Oregon State University, Corvallis, 888-722-9416

June 10 — Pendleton Station Field Day, 7:45 a.m., 48037 Tubbs Ranch Road, Adams, Kathleen Dumont, 541-278-4186

June 10 — Weed Control Tour, 9 a.m., Malheur Experiment Station, 595 Onion Ave., Ontario, Janet Jones, 541-889-2174

June 11 — Strawberry Open House, 1 p.m., Oregon State University North Willamette Research & Extension Center, 15210 NE Miley Road, Aurora, Jan Egli, 503-678-1264, bernadine.strik@oregonstate.edu

June 11 — Moro Station Field Day, 7:30 a.m., Moro Field Station, 66365 Lonerock Road, Moro, Erling Jacobsen, 541-565-3522

June 25 — Potato Field Day, 8 a.m., Hermiston Agricultural Research & Extension Center, 2121 S First St., Hermiston, Annette Teraberry, 541-567-8321

June 27-29 — SolWest Fair, Union County Fairgrounds, La Grande, 541-975-2411 ext. 5 or solwest@oregonrural.org

CALIFORNIA

June 16-27 — Postharvest Technology Short Course, University of California-Davis, one-week intensive study plus optional one-week field tour, http://postharvest.ucdavis.edu/Education/PTShortCourse/

June 21 — Forest Landowners of California Hells Hollow Tree Farm field day, www.forestlandowners.org

June 24-25 — Produce Research Symposium, Center for Produce Safety, Newport Beach, 530-757-5777, cps.ucdavis.edu

June 28 — Glenn County Farm Bureau Centennial Celebration, Glenn County Fairgrounds, Orland, RSVP to 530-865-9636

WASHINGTON

June 13-14 — 2014 WSU Beef Production Conference: Tools and Techniques for the Future, State Fair Park, Yakima, http://beefconference.wsu.edu

June 14 — Goat Healthcare/Nutrition and Packgoat Seminar, registration 9:30-10 a.m.; seminar 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Eastside Urban Farm and Garden, Olympia, http://home.comcast.net/~edelweissacres/ or call 360-742-8310

June 14-15 — Glenwood “Ketchum Kalf” Rodeo, 1 p.m. each day, Glenwood, http://business.gorge.net/glenwoodrodeo, 509-364-3371

June 20 — Managed-Intensive Grazing in Western Washington workshop, part two of a three-part series, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Martin University, Lacey, site visit: Fido’s Farm, Olympia, wapastures.brownpapertickets.com; 360-867-2151

June 24-28 — Washington State Grange Convention, Red Lion Inn at the Quay, Vancouver, 360-943-9911, www.wa-grange.org

IDAHO

June 14 — Sheep in the Foothills, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Boise Foothills Learning Center, Boise, 208-344-2271, www.idahowool.org

June 28 — Forest Thinning and Pruning Field Day, 8 a.m., University of Idaho Extension Office, 6447 Kootenia St., Bonners Ferry, 208-446-1680, http://uidaho.edu/extension/forestry

JULY

NATIONAL

July 7-9 — 9th International Conference on Climate Change, The Heartland Institute, Las Vegas, Nev., 312-377-4000, climateconference.heartland.org

OREGON

July 2-5 — St.Pail Rodeo, St. Paul, 1-800-237-5920 or www.stpaulrodeo.com

July 9 — Caneberry Open House, 1-5 p.m., Oregon State University North Willamette Research & Extension Center, 15210 NE Miley Road, Aurora, Jan Egli, 503-678-1264, bernadine.strik@oregonstate.edu

July 9 — Annual Field Day and Summer Farm Festival, Malheur Experiment State, 595 Onion Ave., Ontario, Janet Jones, 541-889-2174

July 16 — Blueberry Field Day, 1-5 p.m., Oregon State University North Willamette Research & Extension Center, 15210 NE Miley Road, Aurora, Jan Egli, 503-678-1264, bernadine.strik@oregonstate.edu

July 17 — Blueberry and Pear Open House, 1 p.m., USDA/Lewis Brown Farm, 33447 Peoria Road, Corvallis, 541-738-4200

July 23 — Community Open House, 4-7 p.m., Oregon State University North Willamette Research & Extension Center, 15210 NE Miley Road, Aurora

July 23 — Processed Vegetable Field Day, 3 p.m., Oregon State University Vegetable Research Farm, 34306 NE Electric Road, Corvallis, Alex Stone, 541-737-5461 or Ed Peachey, 541-740-6712

IDAHO

July 14 — Idaho Ram Sale, Twin Falls County Fairgrounds, Filer, www.idahowool.org, 208-344-2271

CALIFORNIA

July 11-27 — California State Fair, Cal Expo, Sacramento, 877-CAL-EXPO

July 19 — Forest Landowners of California Maple Creek Ranch field day, www.forestlandowners.org

WASHINGTON

July 9 — USDA-ARS Paterson Field Research Tour, 8:30 a.m., 5 miles east of Paterson, off Highway 14, 509-786-9267

July 17 — Northwest Jr. Sheep Expo, Moses Lake, Washington State Sheep Producers, Moses Lake, www.wssp.org, 509-888-3003

July 19 — 2014 Ram & Ewe Show, Washington State Sheep Producers, Moses Lake, www.wssp.org, 509-888-3003

July 19 — Horse and Dog show, Wiley City fairgrounds, 509-406-5529

July 24 — Managed-Intensive Grazing in Western Washington workshop, part three of a three-part series, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Great Wolf Lodge, Grand Mound, site visit: Violet Prairie, Tenino, wapastures.brownpapertickets.com; 360-867-2151

July 24-26 — West Valley fair, Wiley City fairgrounds, 509-406-5529

July 28-31 — The Bread Lab, Washington State University-Mount Vernon Research Center, class size limited to 10, wendyhebb@gmail.com, 207-620-0697

AUGUST

OREGON

Aug. 20 — Urban Horticulture Field Day, 9 a.m.,Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture, 844 SW 35th St., Oregon State University campus, Corvallis, Al Shay, 541-737-2503

Aug.22-Sept. 1 — Oregon State Fair, Salem, http://oregonstatefair.org

Aug. 26 — Onion Variety Day, 9 a.m., Oregon State University Malheur Experiment Station, 595 Onion Ave., Ontario, Janet Jones, 541-889-2174

Aug. 29 — Turf Grass Field Day, 8 a.m., Lewis-Brown Farm, 33329 Peoria Road, Corvallis, Alec Kowalewski, 541-737-5449

WASHINGTON

Aug. 21-23 — The Grain Gathering, Washington State University Mount Vernon Agriculture Research & Extension Center, 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon, (360) 848-6120, thegraingathering.com

SEPTEMBER

INTERNATIONAL

Sept. 1-3 — Agrifoodtec, Nairobi, Kenya, www.agrifoodteceastafrica.com

Sept. 7-10 — Saudi Agriculture 2014, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, www.recexpo.com

OREGON

Through Sept. 1 — Oregon State Fair, Salem, http://oregonstatefair.org

WASHINGTON

Sept. 5-21 — Washington State Fair, Puyallup, http://www.thefair.com

CALIFORNIA

Sept. 23-25 — Fresh-Cut Products: Maintaining Quality and Safety Workshop, University of California-Davis, http://postharvest.ucdavis.edu/Education/FreshCut/

OCTOBER

NATIONAL

Oct. 20-22 — National Farmland, Food And Livable Communities Conference, American Farmland Trust, Lexington, Ky., www.farmland.org

WASHINGTON

Oct. 24-25 — Washington State Sheep Producer annual convention, Leavenworth, www.wssp.org

NOVEMBER

CALIFORNIA

Nov. 3-5 — Produce Safety: A Science-based Framework Workshop, University of California-Davis, http://postharvest.ucdavis.edu/Education/Produce-Safety/



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