This calendar lists activities related to agriculture that are scheduled for the next few weeks. To submit items to the calendar, send an email with information to calendar@capitalpress.com or go to calendar.capitalpress.com

APRIL

NATION

April 16-19 -- Biomass Conference and Expo, Colorado Convention and Expo Center, Denver. 866-746-8385 or www.biomassconference.com

CALIFORNIA

April 26 -- Big Tree Organic Farms Organic Almond Farming Workshop, Holiday Inn Swan Court Conference Center, Selma. 209-669-3678.

IDAHO

April 10 -- RISE3: Resources for Idaho to Save Energy, Burley and Twin Falls. 208-426-3767 or www.techhelp.org

April 11 -- RISE3: Resources for Idaho to Save Energy, Jerome and Mountain Home. 208-426-3767 or www.techhelp.org

April 10-12 -- Practical Food Safety and HACCP, Hilton Garden Inn, Idaho Falls. 208-364-6188 or

www.techhelp.org

April 14 -- Map and Compass Workshop, University of Idaho Extension, Coeur d'Alene. 208-446-1460 or www.uidaho.edu/extension/forestry

April 24-26 -- Logger Education to Advance Professionalism, Coeur d'Alene. 208-446-1680.

OREGON

April 14 -- Tree School East, Baker City. 541-523-6418 or

extension.oregonstate.edu/baker

April 15 -- Alternative Care Seminar: Herbs and essential oils, OSU Extension Auditorium, Roseburg. 541-430-8792 or roseburgdairygoats.com

April 28 -- Soil School 2012, Friendly House, Portland. 503-238-4775 ext. 105 or www.wmswcd.org

WASHINGTON

April 7 -- Succession Planning: The human side of estate planning, Clark County Maintenance and Operations Center, Vancouver. 509-667-6540.

April 7 -- Crop Mob, Maple Rock Farm, Orcas Island. www.washingtonyoungfarmers.org

April 10 -- Tractor Safety Course, WSU Skagit County Extension, Burlington. 360-428-4270 ext. 255.

April 10 -- Washington Asparagus Commission quarterly meeting, Commission Office, Eltopia. 509-266-4303.

April 11 -- Cattle Producers of Washington monthly meeting, Bob's Cafe, Moses Lake. 509-632-5358.

April 11 -- South Sound Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting, Lacey Community Center, Lacey. 206-632-0606.

April 12 -- Washington Blueberry Commission quarterly meeting, Commission Office, Eltopia. 509-266-4300.

April 14 -- Small Acreage Expo, 78th Street Heritage Farm, Vancouver. http://clark.wsu.edu

April 14 -- Grafting with Gary Moulton, Ed's Apples, Sultan. 425-357-6012 or snohomish.wsu.edu

April 21-22 -- Livestock Handling and Care, Sheriff's Posse Arena, Snohomish. 425-357-6044 or snohomish.wsu.edu

April 23 -- Kitsap County Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting, Norm Dicks Government Center, Bremerton. 253-381-7651.

April 28 -- Lambing Management School, WSU Wahkiakum County Extension, Cathlamet. 360-795-3278

MAY

NATION/WORLD

May 3-5 -- Shanghai International Wine and Spirits Exhibition, INTEX, Shanghai. www.vinexpo.com

May 28-31 -- Hong Kong Food Service Promotion, Hong Kong. 503-872-6600.

IDAHO

May 1-3 -- Logger Education to Advance Professionalism, Moscow. 208-476-4434.

WASHINGTON

May 3-5 -- Washington Farm Forestry Association Annual

Conference, Mirabeau Park Hotel, Spokane Valley. 509-710-4230 or

www.wafarmforestry.com

May 19 -- Succession planning for land-owning families, Clarkston Grange Building, Clarkston. 509-667-6540 or http://bit.ly/extforestry

JUNE

NATION

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

www.wine-economics.org

CALIFORNIA

June 5-6 -- California Specialty Crops Council Maximum Residue Level workshop, San Francisco. specialtycrops.org/mrlworkshop.html

June 18-29 -- Postharvest Technology Short Course, UC-Davis campus, Davis. 530-754-4326 or

postharvest.ucdavis.edu

OREGON

June 13 -- Strawberry Open House, OSU North Willamette Research and Extension Center, Aurora. 541-737-5434.

June 24-29 -- Summer Agriculture Institute for K-12 educators, OSU campus, Corvallis. 541-740-5073 or www.wnc.edu/sci

WASHINGTON

June 4 -- Sustainable Shellfish Production, Hama Hama Oyster Co., Lilliwaup. www.tilthproducers.org

June 7-9 -- Northwest Certified Forestry training, McKenna Forest Reserve, McKenna. 360-316-

9317.

June 15 -- Organic Raw Milk Dairy and Agritourism, Pride and Joy Dairy, Granger. www.tilthproducers.org

June 25 -- Waldorf Education

on a Biodynamic Farm,

Sunfield Farm, Port Hadlock.

www.tilthproducers.org

JULY

OREGON

July 8-13 -- Summer Agriculture Institute for K-12 educators, Eastern Oregon Agriculture Research Center, Union. 541-562-5129 or www.wnc.edu/sci

July 11 -- Caneberry Open House, OSU North Willamette Research and Extension Center, Aurora. 541-737-5434.

July 12 -- Blueberry Field Day, OSU North Willamette Research and Extension Center, Aurora. 541-737-5434.

WASHINGTON

July 9 -- Livestock Production with Horse Power, Doubletree Farm, Twisp. www.tilthproducers.org

SEPTEMBER

CALIFORNIA

Sept. 18-20 -- Fresh-Cut Products: Maintaining quality and safety workshop, UC-Davis campus, Davis. 530-754-4326 or postharvest.ucdavis.edu

NOVEMBER

NATION/WORLD

Nov. 28-30 -- Shanghai International Wine and Spirits Exhibition, INTEX, Shanghai. www.winefair.com.cn

CALIFORNIA

Nov. 5-6 -- Practical Skill-Building for On-Farm Assessments Workshops, UC-Davis campus, Davis. 530-754-4326 or postharvest.ucdavis.edu

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