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The Capital Press Calendar of Events

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The Capital Press Calendar of Events.

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

MARCH

NATIONAL

March 31-April 2 — “The Precautionary Principal: How Animal Agriculture Will Thrive,” National Institute for Animal Agriculture national conference, DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha, Neb., (719) 538-8843 ext. 14

OREGON

March 4 — Gilliam County Growers Meetings, 9:45 a.m., Memorial Hall, Condon, 541-384-2271

March 5 — Orchardgrass Seed Growers’ Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Linn County Fair and Expo Center, Albany, oregonorchardgrass@gmail.com

March 8 — Dealing with Drought on Your Farm or Ranch, Oregon State University Extension Small Farms, Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-776-7371, http://extension.oregonstate.edu/sorec/farms

March 8 — Season extension workshop for flowers, Peterkort Roses, Hillsboro, http://seattlewholesalegrowersmarket.com/events/

March 12 — Ag Progress Awards Dinner, Oregon Department of Agriculture, Mission Mill, Salem, 503-986-4552

March 20-23 — Northwest Horse Show and Fair, Linn County Fair and Expo Center, Albany, 765-655-2107

March 22 — Clackamas Tree School, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, http://extension.oregonstate.edu/clackamas/forestry

March 27-29 — Northwest Meat Processors Association Annual Convention, Wildhorse Resort and Casino, Pendleton, 509-525-6605 or nwmpa.com.

March 28-30 — Central District Oregon High School Equestrian Teams meet, Bank of the Cascades Event Center Arena, Deschutes County Fair and Expo, Redmond, 541-419-8925

CALIFORNIA

March 2-4 — Ag Council’s 95th Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa, www.agcouncil.org/

March 4 — Walnut Pruning-No Pruning Field Day, University of California Cooperative Extension, 530-822-7515

March 6-9 — Natural Products Expo West Conference, Anaheim Convention Center, http://www.expowest.com

March 25-26 — Fruit Ripening & Retail Handling Workshop, University of California-Davis, Postharvest Technology Center, http://postharvest.ucdavis.edu/Education/fruitripening/

WASHINGTON

March 1 — 29th annual Native Plant Sale and Celebration, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe, 425-335-5634 ext. 118

March 1 — Beginning beekeeping course, five weeks, Washington State University Lewis County Extension, Old Credit Union Building, 156 NW Chehalis Ave., Chehalis, 360-740-1212

March 8 — Organic No-till for Vegetables Workshop at the San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit, Washington State University, Orcas Island High School, goodearthcentre@gmail.com or 360-298-5699

March 8 — Making Your Small Farm Profitable, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Washington State University Extension office, 222 N. Havana, Spokane, 509-477-2173

March 6, 13 — Ties to the Land Farm and Forest Succession Planning Workshop, 5-9 p.m., Washington State University Cougar Auditorium, McCollum Park, Everett, 425-357-6022 or hollynthompson@wsu.edu

March 15 — Season Extension Workshop for flower growers, J. Foss Garden Flowers in Chehalis, http://seattlewholesalegrowersmarket.com/events/

March 22 — Pasture and Livestock Management, Washington State University Extension office, 222 N. Havana, Spokane, 509-477-2173

March 29 — 21st Annual Plant Sale and Expo, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Whatcom Community College at the Roe Studio, Bellingham, 360-354‐2035 ext. 3

IDAHO

March 4-5 — “LEAP Update” workshop for loggers, University of Idaho Extension, Hayden, 208-446-1680

March 13-15 — Pesticide commercial applicators workshops, Treasure Valley Community College, 541-881-5757

March 17 — Tree Identification Workshop, 6 p.m., University of Idaho Extension Office, Coeur d-Alene, 208-446-1680.

March 23, 26 — Ties to the Land succession workshops, University of Idaho Kootenai Extension, 208-446-1680

March 24-25 — Family Forest Landowners and Managers Conference and Exposition, University Inn Best Western, Moscow, 208-446-1680

APRIL

NATIONAL

March 31-April 2 — “The Precautionary Principal: How Animal Agriculture Will Thrive,” National Institute for Animal Agriculture national conference, DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha, Neb., (719) 538-8843 ext. 14

April 15-18 — Seventh National Farm to Cafeteria Conference, Hilton Hotel, Austin, Texas, registration@farmtoschool.org or 630-207-3855

OREGON

April 18-20 — Central District Oregon High School Equestrian Teams meet, Bank of the Cascades Event Center Arena, Deschutes County Fair and Expo, Redmond, 541-419-8925

April 26 — Tree School East, at Baker City High School, contact Baker County Extension office, registration required by April 11, 541-523-6418

April 26-27 — Oregon Ag Fest, Oregon State Fairgrounds, 503-535-9353, www.oragfest.com

CALIFORNIA

April 2 — Botryosphaeria and Phomopsis canker and blight in walnuts, University of California Cooperative Extension, 530-822-7515

April 19 — Fifth Annual California Nut Festival, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Historic Patrick Ranch Museum, 10381 Midway, Chico, 530-519-1882, www.CaliforniaNutFestival.com

WASHINGTON

April 4 — Hydroponics: Testing the Waters workshop, Northwest Agriculture Business Center, Skagit Valley Gardens in Mt. Vernon, Karen@agbizcenter.org 425-466-8722

April 10-13 — Shepherds’ Extravaganza Fiber Show and Sale, Puyallup Spring Fairgrounds; Puyallup, www.shepherds-extravaganza.com

JUNE

OREGON

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

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/

AUGUST

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

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

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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