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OCTOBER

CALIFORNIA

Oct. 29 -- Citrus Research Growers' Education Seminar, Auburn Veterans Memorial Hall, Auburn. Information: 559-738-0246.

IDAHO

Oct. 23 -- Sugar beet, potato harvest demonstration, Paul. Information: 208-431-4341.

Oct. 26 -- Your Schools and Integrated Pest Management Workshop, College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls. Information: 208-332-8661.

OREGON

Oct. 26 -- Ties to the Land succession-planning workshop, Willamette University Collins Science Center, Salem. Information: 503-434-7517.

Oct. 26 -- Using FoodHub to Build Your Wholesale Food Business workshop, Madras Aquatic Center, Madras. Information: 503-341-3795 or www.ecotrust.org

WASHINGTON

Oct. 22 -- Public forum on future directions in sustainable food systems, Mount Vernon and Pullman. Information: 509-335-6967 or http://cahnrsnews.wsu.edu

Oct. 22-23 -- Beefing Up the Future showcase, Moses Lake and Pullman. Information: www.ansci.wsu.edu

Oct. 23 -- Sustainable Livestock Production short course, Longbranch Improvement Club, Longbranch.

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Information:

/livestock/smallruminant/

Oct. 23 -- Innovative Small Woodland Management seminar, Willapa Harbor Community Center, South Bend. Information: www.nwcertified.org

Oct. 23 -- Small Acreage Program farm tour, Friendly Haven Rise, Battle Ground. Information: 360-397-6060 ext. 0.

Oct. 27 -- Colfax Palouse Direct Seed Breakfast meeting, Methodist Church, Colfax. Information: 509-335-3491 or rdroe@wsu.edu

Oct. 28 - Feb. 10 -- Small Acreage Ranching and Farming Course, Franklin County Extension office, Pasco. Information: 509-545-3511.

Oct. 29 -- Cattle Producers of Washington annual meeting, Pillar Rock Grill, Moses Lake.

Information: 509-347-6655 or

Oct. 30 -- Annual WSU Club Calf Sale, WSU Beef Center, Pullman. Information: 509-335-2280.

Oct. 30 -- Clark County Goat Association cheese class, CASEE Center, Brush Prairie. Information: 360-687-3259.

NOVEMBER

NATION

Nov. 1 -- American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers annual meeting, Coronado Springs Resort, Denver. Information: www.asfmra.org

Nov. 6-19 -- North American International Livestock Exposition, Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. Information: www.livestockexpo.org

Nov. 16-17 -- National Conference for Agribusiness, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind. Information: www.agecon.purdue.edu

CALIFORNIA

Nov. 4 -- Future of Cotton Farm Tour, Vagabond Inn Executive, Los Banos. Information: 530-370-5325 or www.sustainablecotton.org

Nov. 4-6 -- California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom conference, The Cliffs Resort, Shell Beach. Information: www.cfaitc.org

Nov. 9 -- Agribusiness Management Conference, Radisson hotel and Conference Center, Fresno. Information: http://cab.cati.csufresno.edu

Nov. 15-16 -- Sustainable Ag Expo, Embassy Suites Hotel, Monterey. Information: www.SustainableAgExpo.org

Nov. 20 -- New Media: Making Marketing Personal ag workshop, Wellman Hall, UC-Davis. Information: http://agnewmedia.ucdavis.edu

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

IDAHO

November-July -- Strengthening Forest Stewardship Skills, multiple dates and locations. Information: www.cnr.

Nov. 1 - Dec. 6 -- Forestry Shortcourse, Coeur d'Alene. Mondays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Information: 208-446-1680.

Nov. 12-14 -- Idaho Wool Growers Association annual convention, Sun valley Lodge, Sun Valley. Information: www.idahowool.org

Nov. 15-17 -- Idaho Cattle Association annual convention, Sun Valley. Information: 208-343-1615.

OREGON

Nov. 4 -- Understanding Unemployment Insurance and Chargeability education seminar for businesses, Red Lion, Salem. Information: 503-947-1305.

Nov. 5 -- Carbon Credits seminar, World Trade Center, Portland.

Nov. 6 -- Year-Round Food Production Using Hydroponics, Salem. Information: 503-868-7679

Nov. 13-14 -- FiberMania Natural Fiber Show, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass. Information: 541-831-0103 or www.SOJAA.com/AlpacaMania

Nov. 17, 19 -- Workshops on maximizing biological pest suppression and minimizing pesticide risks in integrated pest management for wheat, grass seed and hazelnuts, Salem and McMinnville. Information: www.ipmnet.org or 541-737-2683

WASHINGTON

Nov. 2 -- Agricultural Water Rights Workshop, Mercer View Community Center, Mercer Island. Information: 206-296-7824 or www.smallfarms.wsu.edu

Nov. 3 -- Good Agricultural Practices Session 1 workshop, Yakima County Building, Yakima. Information; http://foodsafety.wsu.edu

Nov. 4 -- Snohomish County's Focus on Farming Conference, Tulalip Resort and Conference Center, Tulalip. Information: www.focusonfarming.org

Nov. 6 -- Wine Grape Field Day, CASEE Center, Brush Prairie. Information: 360-397-6060 ext. 7713 or http://ocrs.wsu.edu

Nov. 6 -- Thinning and Pruning Workshop, Sedro-Woolley. Information: 425-357-6017 or http://snohomish.wsu.edu/forestry

Nov. 11-13 -- Washington Cattlemen's Association convention and trade show, Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum. Information: 509-925-9871 or wacattle@kvalley.com

Nov. 12-14 -- Tilth Producers Annual Conference, Port Townsend. Information: www.seedalliance.org

Nov. 17-18 -- Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association Conference and Trade Show, Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick. Information: 509-585-5460 or www.pnva.org

Nov. 18-20 -- Washington Wheat Growers Convention, Northern Quest Resort and Casino, Spokane. Information: 509-659-0610.

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. 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.almondboard.com

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

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

OREGON

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

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

WASHINGTON

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

2011

JANUARY

IDAHO

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

FEBRUARY

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. 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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