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

Through Aug. 23 — Farwest Nursery Trade Show, Oregon Convention Center, Portland,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. 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

Through Aug. 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

CALIFORNIA

Aug. 27 — Rice field day, 8:30 a.m., Rice Experiment Station, Biggs, 530-822-7515, http://cesutter.ucanr.edu/

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

Sept. 6 — Third Annual Small Farm School, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Clackamas Community College, http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/node/175835

WASHINGTON

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

Sept. 13 — Farmer Consumer Awareness Day festival, Quincy, www.quincyfarmerconsumer.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

IDAHO

Oct. 2 — Introduction to Food Safety and HAACP Workshop, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn Idaho Falls, www.techhelp.org

WASHINGTON

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

NOVEMBER

OREGON

Nov. 7 — Denim and Diamonds annual dinner auction, Agri-Business Council of Oregon, 5 p.m., Portland Marriott Hotel, www.aglink.org/

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

Nov. 7-9 — Tilth Producers of Washington 40th anniversary conference, Vancouver Hilton, http://tilthproducers.org/programs/conference-2/.

IDAHO

Nov. 4-6 — Practical Food Safety and HACCP Workshop, Riverside Hotel, Boise, www.techhelp.org



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