Capital Press calendar of events

Events that are of interest to Capital Press readers.

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

AUGUST

OREGON

Aug. 9-10 — Historic Dufur Threshing Bee, Draft Horse and Steam Show, Dufur, www.dufurthreshingbee.org

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. 21 — Polk Soil and Water Conservation District annual meeting, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Seabreeze Farms, 7145 Perrydale Road, Amity, RSVP by Aug. 1, 503-623-9680, ext. 113, www.polkswcd.org

Aug. 21-23 — Farwest Nursery Trade Show, Portland Convention Center, http://www.farwestshow.com/

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

Through Aug. 9 — Skagit County Fair, Mt. Vernon

Through Aug. 10 — Clark County Fair, Ridgefield

Through Aug. 10 — Grays Harbor County Fair, Elma

Through Aug. 10 — Pierce County Fair, Graham

Through Aug. 10 — Jefferson County Fair, Port Townsend

Aug. 12-16 — Grant County Fair, Moses Lake

Aug. 13 — Twilight Forest Tour, Black Diamond, http://forestry.wsu.edu/nps/events/twilight/

Aug. 14 — Farm Walk at Seattle Tilth Farm Works, Auburn, Tilth Producers of Washington and the Washington State University Small Farms Team, tilthproducers.org

Aug. 15 — Washington State University Carrot Field Day, 9-11 a.m., WSU Pasco, 2280 North Road 80, 509-545-3511 or twaters@wsu.edu

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

Aug. 28 — Washington State University Onion Field Day, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Carr Farms, 509-545-3511 or twaters@wsu.edu

IDAHO

Aug. 9 — Using Your GPS workshop, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., University of Idaho Extension Office, Kootenai County, 1808 North Third St., Coeur d’Alene, 208-446-1680, http://www.uidaho.edu/extension/forestry

Aug. 15 — Growing your Own Tree Seedlings workshop, University of Idaho Extension, $20 fee, 208-446-1680, http://www.uidaho.edu/extension/forestry/content/stewardship

Aug. 15-24 — Western Idaho Fair, 5610 Glenwood, Boise, 208-287-5650, http://www.idahofair.com/

Aug. 30-Sept. 6 — Eastern Idaho State Fair, 97 Park St., Blackfoot, (208) 785-2480, http://www.funatthefair.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. 18-19 — California Poultry Federation annual conference, Monterey Plaza Hotel, 400 Cannery Road, Monterey, www.cpif.org

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

IDAHO

Through Sept. 6 — Eastern Idaho State Fair, 97 Park St., Blackfoot, (208) 785-2480, http://www.funatthefair.com

OCTOBER

NATIONAL

Oct. 1-3 — North American Blueberry Council and U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council fall meeting, Hyatt Rosemont Hotel, Rosemont, Ill., (847) 518-1234 or (916) 983-0111.

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

OREGON

Oct. 18 — Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation Fall Harvest Dinner and Auction, Oregon State University, Corvallis, (541)737-8629 or http://aitc.oregonstate.edu

WASHINGTON

Oct. 24-25 — Washington State Sheep Producers 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/

WASHINGTON

Nov. 10-11 — Dairy Industry Annual Meeting, Heathman Lodge, Vancouver, http://wastatedairy.com



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