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Calendar for Jan. 11, 2013


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JANUARY

CALIFORNIA

Jan. 12 -- Fruit Tree Pruning and Planting Workshop for Professionals, Stein Family Farm, National City. 760-752-4720 or cesandiego.ucanr.edu

Jan. 27-29 -- National Mastitis Council Annual Meeting, Omni Hotel, San Diego. nmconline.org

IDAHO

Jan. 18 -- Family Foresters Workshop, Coeur d'Alene Inn, Coeur d'Alene. 208-446-1680 or
uidaho.edu/extension/forestry

OREGON

Jan. 12 -- Sustainability workshop for flower growers, Eugene. www.salmonsafe.org/flowers

Jan. 14-16 -- Northwest Food Processors Expo and Conference, Oregon Convention Center, Portland. www.nwfpa.org

Jan. 15-17 -- North Willamette Horticulture Society Meeting, Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Canby. 503-678-1264 ext. 110 or nwhortsoc.com

Jan. 24 -- Agri-Business Council of Oregon annual meeting, Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem. 503-595-9121 or www.aglink.org

Jan. 27-29 -- Harvesting Clean Energy conference, Corvallis. 253-507-8506 or www.harvestcleanenergy.org

WASHINGTON

Jan. 12 -- Cascadia Grains Conference, STAR Center, Tacoma.
www.cascadiagrains.com

Jan. 14-15 -- Low-Stress Cattle Handling Seminars, Grant County Fairgrounds, Moses Lake. 509-754-2011 ext. 413 or www.animalag.wsu.edu

Jan. 15 -- Web Soil Survey Workshop, Richland Public Library, Richland. 509-786-1923 ext. 104 or
smallfarms.wsu.edu

Jan. 15 -- Cultivating Success: Agricultural Entrepreneurship and Farm Business Planning, WSU Snohomish County Extension, Everett. 425-357-6039 or snohomish.wsu.edu

Jan. 16-17 -- Organic seed workshops, Greenbank Farm Ag Training Center, Greenbank. 360-222-3171 or greenbankfarm.com

Jan. 19-20 -- Holistic Financial Planning Workshop, Fredonia Grange, Mount Vernon. www.managingchangenorthwest.com

Jan. 22-23 -- WSU Oilseed Production and Marketing Conference, Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick. 509-396-5936 or
css.wsu.edu/biofuels

Jan. 23 -- Agricultural Entrepreneurship: Business planning for a small farm, Tri-Cities. 509-545-3511

Jan. 23 -- Northwest Washington Sustainable Agriculture Conference, Mount Baker Rotary Building, Lynden. 360-676-6736 ext. 22 or whatcom.wsu.edu/ag/edu/susagconf

Jan. 24-25 -- Grazing Conference, Walla Walla Community College, Walla Walla. www.savoryinstitute.com

Jan. 25 -- WSU Extension Lamb 200 course, Stanwood-Camano Fairgrounds, Stanwood. 509-754-2011 ext. 413 or www.animalag.wsu.edu

Jan. 26 -- Country Living Expo and Cattlemen's Winter School, Stanwood High School, Stanwood. 360-428-4270 or skagit.wsu.edu/countrylivingexpo

FEBRUARY

NATION

Feb. 25-28 -- Potato D.C. Fly-In, The Madison Hotel, Washington, D.C. NationalPotatoCouncil.org

CALIFORNIA

Feb. 25 -- UC pomology course, Parlier and Arbuckle. 530-752-4354 or fruitandnuteducation.ucdavis.edu

IDAHO

Feb. 1 -- Free Computer Mapping Tools workshop, Bonner County Fairgrounds, Sandpoint. 208-263-8511 or www.uidaho.edu

OREGON

Feb. 4 -- Local Food Connection, Lane Community College, Eugene. 541-359-8987 or www.localfoodconnection.org

Feb. 7-9 -- Organicology Conference, Portland. www.organicology.org

Feb. 14, 19, 21 -- Beginning Beekeeping Classes, Salem. www.orsba.org

Feb. 21 -- Commercial Applicators pesticide certification, Treasure Valley Community College, Ontario. www.tvcc.cc

Feb. 25-26 -- Oregon Dairy Farmers Annual Convention, Salem Conference Center, Salem. 503-229-5033 or www.dairyfarmersor.com

WASHINGTON

Feb. 1 -- Washington Swine Information Day, Pillar Rock Grill, Moses Lake. 509-754-2011 ext. 413 or www.animalag.wsu.edu

Feb. 2 -- A Brighter Shade of Green sustainability workshop, Jello Mold Farm, Mount Vernon. www.salmonsafe.org/flowers

Feb. 5 -- Direct marketing meat workshop, Spokane. 509-725-4171 or www.news.wsu.edu

Feb. 12 -- Grafting Watermelon and Tomato Hands-on Workshop, Northwest Washington Research and Extension Center, Mount Vernon. mtvernon.wsu.edu

Feb. 19-21 -- WSU Creamery Basic-Plus cheese-making class, Chehalis. http://bit.ly/wsu-cheesecourses

Feb. 21 -- Fresh Food in Schools Summit, Moses Lake. wsffn.org

MARCH

NATION/WORLD

March 5-8 -- FOODEX Japan, Makuhari Messe, Japan. www3.jma.or.jp/foodex/en

CALIFORNIA

March 14 -- Fresno Food Expo, Fresno Convention Center, Fresno. www.FresnoFoodExpo.com

OREGON

March 4-7 -- Governor's Occupational Safety and Health conference, Oregon Convention Center, Portland. www.oregongosh.com

March 21-24 -- Northwest Horse Fair and Expo, Linn County Fair and Expo Center, Albany. 765-655-2107 or www.equinepromotions.net

WASHINGTON

March 5-7 -- WSU Creamery Advanced Cheese Making course, Pullman. http://bit.ly/wsu-cheesecourses

APRIL

WASHINGTON

April 3-4 -- WSU Creamery Pasteurization Workshop, Pullman. http://bit.ly/wsu-cheesecourses

JUNE

OREGON

June 21-22 -- Regards to Rural Conference, OSU, Corvallis. 541-684-9077 or r2r.rdiinc.org



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