This calendar lists activities related to agriculture that are scheduled for the next few weeks. To submit items to the calendar, send an e-mail with information to or go to




Jan. 4-6 -- Potato Expo, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Orlando, Fla.

Jan. 17 -- Planning for Profit II: Online Whole Farm Planning Course. 208-883-3462 or

Jan. 25-28 -- American Sheep Industry Association annual convention, Scottsdale Plaza Resort, Scottsdale, Ariz.


Jan. 5 -- Idaho Irrigation Equipment Show and Conference, Shilo Inn, Idaho Falls. www.idahoirrigationequipment

Jan. 5-7 -- Idaho Beef Summit, Canyon Springs Red Lion Hotel, Twin Falls. 208-879-2344.

Jan. 10 -- Food Safety Modernization Act Webinar, TechHelp. 208-364-6188 or


Jan. 10-12 -- North Willamette Horticulture Society Meeting, Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Canby. 503-678-1264 ext. 110

Jan. 12-13 -- Oregon Mint Growers annual meeting, Salishan Lodge and Golf Resort, Gleneden Beach. 503-364-2944 or


Jan. 11 -- Washington State Hay Growers Association Conference and Trade Show, Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick.

Jan. 12-March 15 -- Business Planning for Small Farms, WSU Clark County Extension, Vancouver. 360-397-6060 ext. 5729 or

Jan. 19-21 -- Organic Seed Growers Conference, Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend.

Jan. 20 -- Family Foresters Workshop, Mirabeau Park Hotel and Convention Center, Spokane Valley. 208-446-1680 or 509-667-6658.

Jan. 24 -- Oilseed Crop Production Workshop, Odessa Community Center, Odessa. 509-396-5936 or

Jan. 25 - April 11 -- Agricultural Entrepreneurship: Business Planning for a Small Farm, WSU Tri-Cities Campus, Richland. 509-545-3511.

Jan. 26 -- Oilseed Crop Production Workshop, Hill Ray Plaza, Colfax. 509-396-5936 or

Jan. 31 -- Society for Range Management Ranchers' Forum, Spokane. 509-725-4171 or



Feb. 1-4 -- Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show, Gaylord Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tenn.

Feb. 23-24 -- Agricultural Outlook Forum 2012: Moving Agriculture Forward, Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, Va.


Feb. 1 -- UCCE Butte and Glenn nut seminar, Chico.

Feb. 2 -- UCCE South Sacramento almond meeting, Arbuckle.


Feb. 23-24 -- Family Farm Alliance Annual Meeting and Conference, Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, Las Vegas. 707-998-9487 or


Feb. 6 -- Local Food Connection: Linking Farmers, Fishermen, Ranchers and Food Buyers, Lane Community College, Eugene. 541-821-1332 or

Feb. 16 -- Sustainable Agricultural Symposium, Four Rivers Cultural Center, Ontario. 208-642-4402 or 541-889-9689.

Feb. 20-21 -- Oregon Dairy Farmers Annual Convention, Salem Conference Center, Salem. 971-673-2727 or


Feb. 11 -- Women in Agriculture Conference, multiple locations. 509-684-2588 or



March 22-25 -- Northwest Horse Fair and Expo, Linn County Fair and Expo Center, Albany. 765-655-2107 or



June 7-10 -- American Association of Wine Economists annual conference, Princeton, N.J.

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