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 calendar@capitalpress.com or go to calendar.capitalpress.com

NOVEMBER

NATION

Nov. 29-30 -- Dairy Business Association annual Business Conference, Concourse Hotel, Madison, Wis.

www.widba.com

CALIFORNIA

Nov. 28 -- Almond field day, Rushing Ranch, Fresno. 530-370-5325 or www.sustainablecotton.org

OREGON

Nov. 30 -- Oregon Sweet Cherry Commission, Columbia Gorge Hotel, Hood River. 541-386-5761.

DECEMBER

CALIFORNIA

Dec. 8 -- First of three-session class on assessing agritourism potential, Fresno County Farm Bureau, Fresno. 530-752-7779.

IDAHO

Dec. 8 -- Agritourism workshop, ISDA office, Boise. 208-332-8538 or www.agri.idaho.gov

Dec. 8 -- PrimusGFS workshop, Idaho Falls. 208-608-8475 or

www.techhelp.org

Dec. 8 -- Lean 101: Principles of Lean Manufacturing, Boise. 208-426-3767 or www.techhelp.org

Dec. 9 -- Annual Forest Health Workshop, Coeur d'Alene Inn, Coeur d'Alene. 208-446-1680 or www.uidaho.edu

NEVADA

Dec. 11-13 -- Western Alfalfa and Forage Conference, Las Vegas. 530-752-1581 or ucanr.org/sites/Alfalfa_Forages

OREGON

Dec. 2 -- Women Owning Woodland Network computer class, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City. 541-766-3556.

Dec. 2 -- Buyers' Mission from Southeast Asia mini trade show, Food Innovation Center, Portland. 503-872-6600 or www.wusata.org

Dec. 1-3 -- Oregon Sheep Growers Association annual meeting, Sunriver Lodge, Sunriver. 503-364-5462 or www.sheeporegon.com

Dec. 5-6 -- PrimusGFS workshop, Clarion Inn, Ontario. 208-608-8475 or www.techhelp.org

Dec. 5-9 -- Beef Industry Tour, Baker City, Burns, Prineville, Roseburg, Albany. 541-573-4083 or beefcattle.ans.oregonstate.edu

Dec. 7 -- Federal Income Tax Workshop for Woodland Owners, OSU Extension Office, Myrtle Point. 541-572-5263 ext. 294 or extension.oregonstate.edu/coos

WASHINGTON

Dec. 3 -- Targeted grazing workshop, Mountain View Grange, White Salmon. 509-773-5817.

Dec. 3 -- Northeast Washington Haygrowers Association annual meeting, Johns Auto Repair, Clayton. 509-725-4171 or www.wa-hay.org

Dec. 3 -- Goat health care, nutrition and pack goat seminar, Edelweiss Acres, Olympia. 360-742-8310.

Dec. 5-6 -- Washington FarmLink Land Transfer Workshops, Spokane County Extension, Spokane. 206-632-0606 or www.cascadeharvest.org

Dec. 9 -- Pollinator Conservation Planning Short Course, WSU Research Center, Mount Vernon. 855-232-6639.

Dec. 10 -- Cider Fruit Production, WSU Northwest Research and Extension Center, Mount Vernon. 360-336-3727 or www.agbizcenter.org

Dec. 12-14 -- Far West Agribusiness Association Washington Winter Conference, Red Lion Hotel, Pasco. www.fwaa.org

Dec. 14 -- Columbia Basin Cereal Seminar and Sustainable Ag Forum, Blue Mountain Community College, Pendleton. 541-278-5403 or

www.umatillacountyswcd.com

2012

JANUARY

NATION

Jan. 4-6 -- Potato Expo, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Orlando, Fla. www.potato-expo.com

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

IDAHO

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

OREGON

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

WASHINGTON

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

Jan. 19-21 -- Organic Seed Growers Conference, Port Townsend. www.seedalliance.org

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

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

FEBRUARY

NATION

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

OREGON

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 www.dairyfarmersor.com

MARCH

OREGON

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

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