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

SEPTEMBER

NATION/WORLD

Sept. 26-29 -- World Congress of Conservation Agriculture, Brisbane, Australia. www.wcca2011.org

CALIFORNIA

IDAHO

Sept. 30-Oct. 1 -- Beef Applied Reproductive Strategies Northwest Symposium, Boise Hotel and Convention Center, Boise. extension.uidaho.edu

OREGON

Sept. 24 -- Tree Spacing for a Healthy Woodland, Beavercreek area, Clackamas County. 503-655-8631 or extension.oregonstate.edu/clackamas

WASHINGTON

Sept. 28-29 -- Washington Grain Commission regular meeting, commission office, Spokane. 509-456-2481.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1 -- Beef 200 Short Course, Stanwood High School, Stanwood. 509-335-2880

OCTOBER

NATION/WORLD

Oct. 26-27 -- Antibiotic Use in Food Animals, Hotel Intercontinental Chicago O'Hare, Rosemont, Ill.

Oct. 30 - Nov. 2 -- Woodfibre Resource and Trade Conference, Singapore. www.woodfibreconference.com

CALIFORNIA

Oct. 14-15 -- Cal Poly Dairy Science Fall Dairy Producer Symposium, The Cliffs Resort, Shell Beach. 805-756-2560 or calpolydairysymposium.com

Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 -- Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Conference, DoubleTree Hotel Mission Valley, San Diego. www.mbao.org

IDAHO

Oct. 18 -- Production Efficiency Leadership Series begins, Department of Labor, Twin Falls.

Oct. 22 -- Ties to the Land: Your Family Forest Heritage workshop, UI Extension office, Bonners Ferry. 208-446-1680 or www.uidaho.edu/extension/

forestry

NEVADA

Oct. 16-18 -- California Association of Pest Control Advisers' Conference and Agri-Expo, Reno. 916-928-1625 or www.capca.com

OREGON

Oct. 8-9 -- Alpaca Mania Animal Show, Jackson County Fairgrounds and Exposition Center, Central Point. www.sojaa.com

Oct. 19-20 -- Southern Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Conference, Smullin Center, Medford. www.orosha.org/conferences

Oct. 20 -- Oregon Technical Advisory Committee Meeting, Red Lion Hotel Conference Room, Salem. 503-370-7888.

WASHINGTON

Oct. 8 -- Clark County Dairy Goat Association cheese-making class, Fire District 3 Community Room, Hockinson. 360-687-3259.

Oct. 21 -- Cattle Producers of Washington general meeting, Pillar Rock Grill, Moses Lake. 509-632-5358

Oct. 28-29 -- Washington State Sheep Producers' Annual Convention, Phoenix Inn and Suites, Olympia. 360-446-7223

NOVEMBER

NATION

Nov. 8-9 -- National Agri-Marketing Association, Kansas City, Mo. 913-491-6500 or www.nama.org

Nov. 9-11 -- National Association of Farm Broadcasting, Kansas

City, Mo. 816-431-4032 or

Nov. 10-11 -- Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council annual meeting, Hilton Kansas City Airport, Kansas City, Mo. www.dcrcouncil.org

CALIFORNIA

Nov. 10 -- Growing Your AgriTourism Business , Tulare County Board of Supervisors Chambers, Visalia. 559-877-8663

Nov. 14-15 -- Sustainable Ag Expo, Paso Robles Event Center, Paso Robles. www.sustainableagexpo.org

Nov. 17 -- Tour Fresno AgTour Operations, Simonian Farms, Smith Family Organic Farms and Milla Vineyards, Fresno. 559-877-8663

OREGON

Nov. 17-19 -- Oregon State Beekeepers Association conference, Seaside Convention, Seaside. 503-332-5410 or www.orsba.org

WASHINGTON

Nov. 3 -- WSU Poultry Institute, WSU Avian Health and Food Safety Laboratory, Puyallup. 253-445-4537

Nov. 8 -- Selling Local Food in Today's Competitive Marketplace, Skagit Transit Station Community Room, Mount Vernon. 360-336-3727 or

Nov. 11 -- Dryland Organic Agriculture in the Pacific Northwest symposium, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima. 253-445-4626 or http://bit.ly/qlDYkW

Nov. 11-12 -- Tilth Producers of Washington conference, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima. 206-632-7506 or www.tilthproducers.org

Nov. 16-18 -- Tri-State Grain Growers Convention, The Davenport Hotel, Spokane. 800-598-6890 or

DECEMBER

CALIFORNIA

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

WASHINGTON

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

2012

JANUARY

WASHINGTON

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

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