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for Feb. 1, 2013


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FEBRUARY

NATION

Feb. 11 -- New Dairy Software Tools and They're Free webinar. www.hoards.com/webinars

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

CALIFORNIA

Feb. 21 -- Sutter, Yuba and Colusa Walnut Day, Veterans Memorial Hall, Yuba City. 530-822-7515.

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

Feb. 25 -- Backyard Forests workshop, UI Extension Office, Coeur d'Alene. 208-446-1680 or www.uidaho.edu/extension/forestry

NEVADA

Feb. 21-23 -- Nevada Small Farm Conference, John Ascuaga's Nugget, Sparks. 775-351-2551 or www.wnc.edu/sci

OREGON

Feb. 2 -- Hidden Habitats: Nesting Birds on Your Land, Sauvie Island Grange, Portland. 503-238-4775 ext. 101 or www.wmswcd.org

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

Feb. 5 -- Oregon Sweet Cherry Commission, Cowboy's Catering, Hood River. 541-386-5761.

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

Feb. 9 -- OSU Extension Service Compost Demo, BRING, Eugene. 541-344-5859.

Feb. 12 -- Forestry short course, Oregon Garden, Silverton. 503-655-8631 or extension.oregonstate.edu/clackamas

Feb. 14 -- Oregon Cranberry Growers Association pesticide training seminar, Sprague Theater, Myrtle Point. 541-572-5263 ext. 294.

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

Feb. 20 -- Woody Plant Use and Propagation for Beneficial Habitat Workshop, NRCS Plant Materials Center, Corvallis. 541-737-6272 or

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. 2 -- Farmland Changing Hands Workshop and Webcast, Sequim. 253-381-7651 or cascadeharvest.org

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

Feb. 9 -- West Sound Small Farms Expo, Olympic College, Bremerton. 360-337-7026 or kitsap.wsu.edu

Feb. 11, 25 -- Island Grown Farmers Cooperative Meat Cutting Workshops, Northwest Agricultural Business Center, Mount Vernon. 360-336-3727 or agbizcenter.org

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

Feb. 23 -- Women in Agriculture Conference, multiple locations. 509-745-8531 or womeninag.wsu.edu

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 1 -- Oregon Agritourism Summit Part 2, LaSells Stewart Center, Corvallis. 541-766-3556 or
smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/
oregonagritourismsummit

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

March 12 -- Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management, North Willamette Research and Extension Center, Aurora. 503-678-1264 ext. 141 or smallfarms.oregonstate.edu

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

March 23 -- Tree School Clackamas, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City. 503-655-8631 or extension.oregonstate.edu/clackamas

WASHINGTON

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

March 11, 25 -- Island Grown Farmers Cooperative Meat Cutting Workshops, Northwest Agricultural Business Center, Mount Vernon. 360-336-3727 or agbizcenter.org

APRIL

NATION

April 15-17 -- National Institute for Animal Agriculture Annual Conference, The Galt House, Louisville, Ky. www.regonline.com/niaaannualconference

WASHINGTON

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

April 8, 25 -- Island Grown Farmers Cooperative Meat Cutting Workshops, Northwest Agricultural Business Center, Mount Vernon. 360-336-3727 or agbizcenter.org

April 20-21 -- Vine to Wine workshop, Best Western Inn, Prosser. 509-335-6967.

MAY

WASHINGTON

May 6, 20 -- Island Grown Farmers Cooperative Meat Cutting Workshops, Northwest Agricultural Business Center, Mount Vernon. 360-336-3727 or agbizcenter.org

JUNE

OREGON

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



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