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NOVEMBER

CALIFORNIA

Nov. 20 -- New Media: Making Marketing Personal ag workshop, Wellman Hall, UC-Davis. Information:

http://agnewmedia.ucdavis.edu

Nov. 20 -- Cattlemen's Education Day, Shasta Livestock Auction Yard, Cottonwood. Information: 530-224-4900.

Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 -- California Alfalfa and Forage Symposium, Visalia Convention Center and Kearney Agricultural Center. Information:

alfalfa.ucdavis.edu

Nov. 30 -- Ranch Water Quality Update, Agriculture Center, Eureka. Information: 707-445-7351.

Nov. 30 -- Alfalfa Integrated Pest Management Workshop, Kearney Research & Extension Center, Parlier. Information: 559-684-3314.

Nov. 30 -- Current Issues in Vineyard Health, Da Vinci Building, UC-Davis. Information: 530-757-8777 or http://extension.ucdavis.edu/unit/winemaking

OREGON

Nov. 20 -- Coos County Livestock Association annual meeting, Coquille Community Building, Coquille. Information: 541-572-5263.

Nov. 30 -- Water Conservation Workshop for Irrigators, USDA Salem Service Center, Salem. Information: 503-391-9927.

Nov. 30 -- Sheep Production Basics Workshop, Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Canby. Information: 503-623-8395 or www.sheeporegon.com

WASHINGTON

Nov. 20 -- OSU and WSU Extension Rainwater Harvesting class, Underwood Community Center, Underwood. Information: 503-695-5882 or www.arcsa.org

DECEMBER

NATION

Dec. 16 -- Specialty Crop Block Grant Program webinar. Information: www.ams.usda.gov/SCBGP or 800-252-1925 ext. 744.

CALIFORNIA

Dec. 1 -- Winter Tree Fruit Meeting, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier. Information: 559-684-3311.

Dec. 2 -- Demeter Biodynamic Grapegrowing and Winemaking Short Course, Rutherford Grange, Napa. Information: 707-529-4412.

Dec. 2-3 -- Woody Biomass to Energy Workshop, Mendocino County. Information: 559-684-3311.

Dec. 3-4 -- Pest Management Conference, San Luis Obispo County Vet's Hall, San Luis Obispo. Information: www.ccof.org.

Dec. 8 -- Trade Adjustment Assistance's Mechanical Harvesting Update for asparagus, Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center, Stockton. Information: www.doleta.gov/tradeact

Dec. 8-9 -- Almond Industry Conference, Modesto Centre Plaza, Modesto. Information:conference.almond-board.com

Dec. 9 -- Trade Adjustment Assistance's Controlling Labor Management Risk in Asparagus, Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center, Stockton. Information: www.doleta.gov/tradeact

Dec. 9 -- Strawberry Production and Pest Management Meeting, Shepard Hall Santa Maria Public Library, Santa Maria. Information: 805-781-5940 or http://ucanr.org/dec9berry

IDAHO

Dec. 9 -- Intro to Food Safety and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points for Spanish speakers, UI Food Technology Center, Caldwell. Information: www.TechHelp.org

Dec. 10 -- Annual Forest Health Workshop, Coeur d'Alene Inn, Coeur d'Alene. Information: www.cnr.uidaho.edu

Dec. 14 -- ClearWater Direct Seed Breakfast Meeting, Red Lion, Lewiston. Information: http://pnwsteep.wsu.edu

MONTANA

Dec. 1-4 -- Montana Grain Growers Association Convention and Trade Show, Best Western Heritage Inn, Great Falls. Information: 406-895-2281 or www.mgga.org

Dec. 16-18 -- Montana Stockgrowers Association convention and trade show, Crowne Plaza Hotel and MetraPark, Billings. Information: 406-442-3420 or www.mtbeef.org

OREGON

Dec. 1-3 -- Oregon/Idaho Grains Conference, Portland Doubletree Hotel, Lloyd Center, Portland. Information: www.idahograin.org or www.owgl.org

Dec. 4 -- Oregon Cattlemen's Association annual convention, The Riverhouse, Bend. Information: www.orcattle.com

Dec. 6-7 -- Oregon Seed Growers League Annual Meeting, Salem Conference Center, Salem. Information: 503-585-1440.

Dec. 14 -- Southern Oregon Wine Institute's Wine Cluster Conference, The Lodge at Riverside Inn, Grants Pass. Information: 541-440-4629 or www.sowicellars.com

WASHINGTON

Dec. 1 -- Columbia Plateau PM10 (airborne particulates that are 10 microns in size or smaller) Project Conference, Washington State University, Pullman. Information: 509-659-3215 or www.pnw-winderosion.wsu.edu

Dec. 1 -- High Residue Farming Under Irrigation workshop, Moses Lake. Information: 509-754-2011 ext. 413 or www.grant-adams.wsu.edu

Dec. 2 -- WSU food safety workshop, Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend. Information: http://foodsafety. wsu.edu

Dec. 3 -- WSU food safety workshop, WSU Snohomish County Extension Office, Everett. Information: http://foodsafety.wsu.edu

Dec. 4 -- Northeast Washington Hay Growers' Association annual meeting, John's Auto Repair, Clayton. Information: 509-725-4171.

Dec. 8 -- Beefing Up the Palouse grazing workshop, Ritzville and Othello. Information: 509-869-1182.

Dec. 8 -- WSU Switchgrass Biofuel Workshop, Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, Prosser. Information: 509-786-9266 or http://css.wsu.edu

Dec. 8-9 -- Washington Organic Recycling Council conference, Ellensburg. Information: 360-556-3926.

Dec. 13-15 -- Far West Agribusiness Association Washington Winter Conference, Red Lion Hotel, Pasco. Information: 509-465-5055 or www.fwaa.org

2011

JANUARY

NATION

Jan. 12-15 -- National No-Tillage Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio. Information: www.no-tillfarmer.com

Jan. 23-26 -- National Mastitis Council annual meeting, Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, Va. Information: www.nmconline.org

CALIFORNIA

Jan. 21 -- Tehama Walnut Day, Elk's Lodge, Red Bluff. Information: 530-527-3101 or http://cetehama.ucdavis.edu

Jan. 25-27 -- Unified Wine and Grape Symposium, Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento. Information: 530-753-3142.

Jan. 29 -- California Holstein Association Convention, Pines Resort, Bass Lake. Information: 805-801-0463.

IDAHO

Jan. 10-12 -- Far West Agribusiness Association Idaho Winter Conference, College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls. Information: 509-465-5055 or www.fwaa.org

Jan. 11 -- Intro to Food Safety and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points for potato packers, Idaho Falls. Information: www.TechHelp.org

Jan. 21 -- Family Foresters Workshop, Coeur d'Alene Resort, Coeur d'Alene. Information: 208-446-1680 or www.cnr.uidaho.edu/extforest

NEVADA

Jan. 19-22 -- American Sheep Industry Association and National Lamb Feeders Association Annual Convention, John Ascuaga's Nugget Resort Hotel, Reno. Information: 303-771-3500 ext. 0.

OREGON

Jan. 13-14 -- Oregon Mint Growers Annual Meeting, Salishan Lodge and Golf Resort, Gleneden Beach. Information: 503-364-2944.

WASHINGTON

Jan. 29 -- Country Living Expo and Cattlemen's Winterschool, Stanwood High School, Stanwood. Information: 360-428-4270 ext. 240 or http://skagit.wsu.edu/

CountryLivingExpo

FEBRUARY

CALIFORNIA

Feb. 1-2 -- Plant and Soil Conference, Piccadilly Inn University, Fresno. Information: 800-468-3587 or http://calasa.ucdavis.edu

Feb. 16-17 -- Seed Biology Production and Quality, Conference Center, UC-Davis. Information: http://sbc.ucdavis.edu

Feb. 24 -- Current Wine and Grape Research Symposium , Freeborn Hall, UC-Davis. Information: 800-752-0881 or extension.ucdavis.edu/unit/winemaking

IDAHO

Feb. 8-10 -- Practical Food Safety and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points for potato packers, Twin Falls. Information: www.TechHelp.org

OREGON

Feb. 7-10 -- Weed Science Society of America annual meeting, Hilton Portland and Executive Tower, Portland. Information: www.wssa.net

Feb. 10-12 -- Organic Seed Alliance's Organicology, DoubleTree, Portland. Information: www.organicology.org

Feb. 18-20 -- Yard, Garden and Patio Show, Oregon Convention Center, Portland. Information: 503-682-5089 or www.oan.org

Feb. 24-26 -- Oregon Logging Conference's Logging, Construction, Trucking and Heavy Equipment Expo, Lane County Convention Center, Eugene. Information: www.oregonloggingconference.com

MARCH

IDAHO

March 1 -- LEAN Manufacturing for specialty crops, Idaho Falls. Information: www.TechHelp.org

March 22-24 -- Global Food Safety Initiative Conference for potato packers and The Dairy Series, Boise. Information: www.TechHelp.org

March 30 - April 2 -- UI President's Sustainability Symposium, Moscow. Information: www.uidaho.edu

OREGON

March 7-10 -- Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference, Oregon Convention Center, Portland. Information: www.oregongosh.com

March 26-27 -- ODFW Salmon and Trout Enhancement Program Conference, Twin Rocks Friends Camp and Conference Center, Rockaway Beach. Information: www.dfw.state.or.us/STEP

WASHINGTON

March 7-10 -- Western Society of Weed Science annual meeting, Doubletree City Center, Spokane. Information: www.wsweedscience.org

MAY

IDAHO

May 4 -- Seafood Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points Segment 2, UI Water Center, Boise. Information: www.TechHelp.org

JUNE

NATION/WORLD

June 22-25 -- American Association of Wine Economists annual conference, Bolzano/Bozen, Alto Adige, Italy. Information: www.wine-economics.org

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