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SEPTEMBER

NATION/WORLD

Sept. 26-29 -- World Meat Congress, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Information: 5411 5343-5090 or prensa@cita.com.ar

Sept. 28 -- Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration workshop, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, Ark. Information: 479-387-2331.

Sept. 29 - Oct. 2 -- International Leadership Alumni Conference, Hilton, Forth Worth, Texas. Information: www.ILAC10.com

OREGON

Sept. 24 -- Screening of "Vanishing of the Bees" documentary, United Church of Christ, The Dalles. Information: www.gorgegrown.com

Sept. 25 -- Oregon Woodland Cooperative's Diversifying Income for Small Woodland Owners, Oregon Department of Forestry office, Forest Grove. Information: 503-628-5472.

WASHINGTON

Sept. 25 -- Hereford cattle ranch tour, Ritzville, Benge, Hooper and Kahlotus. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: Willard Wolf, 509-994-8051, or Cheryl Thomas, 541-490-4271.

Sept. 28 -- Screening of "Vanishing of the Bees" documentary, The Pioneer Center, White Salmon. Information: www.gorgegrown.com

OCTOBER

NATION/WORLD

Oct. 3-6 -- EMRC AgriBusiness Forum, Kampala, Uganda. Information: www.emrc.be

Oct. 5-7 -- Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Sheraton Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia. Information: www.pnwanc.org

Oct. 13 -- The Organic Summit, Seaport Hotel, Boston, Mass. Information: www.theorganicsummit.com

CALIFORNIA

Oct. 4 -- California's Climate Change Policy conference, California Museum, Sacramento. Information: http://giannini.ucop.edu

MONTANA

Oct. 1-3 -- Young Agriculture Leadership Conference, Rock Creek Resort, Red Lodge. Information: 406-442-3420 or www.mfbf.org

Oct. 11-16 -- The NILE Stock Show, MetraPark, Billings. Information:

www.thenile.org

OREGON

Oct. 1, 8 -- ODA pesticide applicator exam preparation in Spanish, Linn-Benton Community College Calapooia Center, Albany. Information: 541-917-4923.

Oct. 19-20 -- Oregon Society of Weed Science 2010 Annual Meeting, Hood River. Information: 541-737-2821, http://cropandsoil.oregonstate.edu/osws

Oct. 20-21 -- Southern Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Conference, Smullin Center, Medford. Information: 503-378-3272 or www.orosha.org/conferences

WASHINGTON

Oct. 1-2 -- WSU Lamb 100 Short Course, Sumner. Information: 509-335-2880 or busboom@wsu.edu

Oct. 2 -- Orting Valley Farms Tour at Pierce County HarvestFest, Orting. Information: www.pccfarmlandtrust.org

Oct. 4 -- Young Farmer Mixer and Spit Roast, 5 p.m., Vashon Island Grange Hall. Information: Chandler Briggs, 206-463-0341 or chandler@riseup.net

Oct. 9 -- Forestry educational seminar on "Seedling Management and Economics for the Tree Farmer," Veterans Memorial Museum, Chehalis. Registration by Sept. 30: 360-736-2147, 360-736-5750 or

www.watreefarm.org

Oct. 18-22 -- Washington Organic Recycling Council's Compost Facility Operator Training, WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center. Information: www.compostwashington.org

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

Oct. 29 -- Cattle Producers of Washington annual meeting, Pillar Rock Grill, Moses Lake. Information: 509-347-6655 or www.cattleproducersofwa.org

NOVEMBER

NATION

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

CALIFORNIA

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

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

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

alfalfa.ucdavis.edu

IDAHO

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

OREGON

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

Information: www.TheSeminarGroup.net

WASHINGTON

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.

DECEMBER

CALIFORNIA

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

WASHINGTON

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

2011

MARCH

OREGON

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

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