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JANUARY

REGIONAL

Jan. 23-24 -- R-CALF USA annual convention, Best Western Ramkota Hotel, Rapid City, S.D. Information: 406-252-2516 or www.r-calfusa.com.

CALIFORNIA

Jan. 25-26 -- Rice Grower Meetings, Richvale, Yuba City and Glenn. Information: 530-822-7515.

Jan. 27 -- Cling Peach Day, Sutter County UCCE, Yuba City. Information: 530-822-7515 or cesutter.ucdavis.edu.

IDAHO

Jan. 23 -- 4-H Beef Camp, Lincoln County Fair Grounds, Shoshone. Information: 208-886-2406.

MONTANA

Jan. 23, 25 -- Business Management Course for Montana Farm Women, multiple locations. Information:

www.montanamarketmanager.org.

OREGON

Jan. 23 -- Cattlemen's Workshop, Blue Mountain Conference Center in LaGrande. 9 a.m. Information: 541-562-5129 or e-mail kim.verhelst@oregonstate.edu.

Jan. 25 -- Tax management tips for family foresters, Pioneer Community Center, Oregon City. Information: 503-655-8631.

Jan. 26-March 27 -- Food Entrepreneurs Workshop: Food Biz Boot Camp, OSU's Weigand Hall, Corvallis. Information: foodbiz.corvallisedp.com.

Jan. 26-28 -- Northwest Agricultural Show, Portland Expo Center, Portland. Information: nwagshow.com.

Jan. 29 -- Importance and Control of Dryland Root Rots and Cereal Nematodes in the Rainfed Wheat Production Systems of West Asia, North Africa and China, Pendleton Agricultural Research Center, Pendleton. Information: 541-278-4397 or

richard.smiley@oregonstate.edu.

WASHINGTON

Jan. 23 -- Mid-Columbia Farm Enterprise Investigation Series, Mountain View Grange Hall, White Salmon. Information: 509-773-5817 or skamania.wsu.edu.

Jan. 26-28 -- Washington-Oregon Potato Conference, Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick. Information: 509-765-8845.

Jan. 27-April 14 -- Agricultural Entrepreneurship and Business Planning, WSU Tri-Cities campus, Richland, Consolidated Information Center. 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 509-545-3511 or vcontini@co.franklin.wa.us.

Jan. 30 -- Country Living Expo and Cattlemen's Winterschool, Stanwood High School, 7400 272nd St. NW, Stanwood. 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: 360-428-4270 ext. 0 or www.skagit.wsu.edu/countrylivingexpo.htm.

Jan. 30 -- Puget Sound Christmas Tree Association annual meeting, Trees 'n Bees, Auburn. Information: 253-939-1149. FEBRUARY

REGIONAL

Feb. 7-11 -- Society for Range Management annual meeting, Denver. Information: www.rangelands.org.

Feb. 7-9 -- AAWE's The World's Wine Markets by 2030 workshop, Adelaide, Australia. Information:

www.wine-economics.org.

Feb. 8-11 -- Weed Science Society of America and the Society for Range Management annual meeting, Denver. Information: www.wssa.net.

Feb. 13-17 -- U.S. Grains Council Joint International Marketing Conference and Membership Meeting, Westin Resort and Spa, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Information: www.grains.org.

Feb. 18-19 -- USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum, Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, Va. Information: www.usda.gov/oce/forum.

CALIFORNIA

Feb. 9-11 -- World Ag Expo, International Agri-center, Tulare. Information: www.worldagexpo.com.

IDAHO

Feb. 3 -- Whey Processing Workshop, Hilton Garden Inn, Twin Falls. Information: 208-364-6188 or

www.techhelp.org.

OREGON

Feb. 1 -- Local Food Connection, Lane Community College, Eugene. Information: www.cascadepacific.org.

Feb. 2-3 -- Pesticide Chemistry, Toxicology and Policy, Lane Community College Center for Meeting and Learning, Eugene. Information: 541-682-7308.

Feb. 3 -- Hood River Winter Horticulture Meeting, Pine Grove Grange, Hood River.

Feb. 4-March 13 -- Basic Forestry Short Course, Linn County OSU Extension Office, Albany. Information: 541-766-6750.

Feb. 5 -- Christmas Tree Acquaintance Class, Clackamas County OSU Extension Office, Oregon City. Information: 503-655-8631.

Feb. 8 -- Columbia-Blue Mountain Resource Conservation and Development Council farm-direct marketing workshop, Good Shepherd Community Hospital, Hermiston. Information: 541-278-8049 ext. 141 or aarnold2@uoregon.edu.

Feb. 11 -- Sustainable Ag Seminar, Hermiston Conference Center, Hermiston. Information:

www.umatillacountyswcd.com

Feb. 13 -- Grass Based Health: Turning the Food Pyramid Upside Down, Meadow Lakes Golf Course, Prineville. Information: 541-923-2849.

Feb. 25-27 -- Oregon Logging Conference, Lane Events Center, Eugene. Information: 800-595-9191 or

www.oregonloggingconference.com.

Feb. 27 -- Small Farms Conference, LaSells Stewart Center, Corvallis. Information: smallfarms.oregonstate.edu.

WASHINGTON

Feb. 5 -- Washington Swine Information Day, Pillar Rock Restaurant, Moses Lake. Information:

www.animalag.wsu.edu. Feb. 7-9 -- Harvesting Clean Energy 10, Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick. Information:

www.harvestcleanenergy.org.

Feb. 9-10 -- Washington Farm Bureau's annual Legislative Days, in Lacey and Olympia. Information: Daniel Turner, 800-331-3276 ext. 108.

Feb. 20 -- Small Farm Winter School, Washington Hall at Centralia College, Centralia. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: 360-740-1212.

MARCH

CALIFORNIA

March 4-6 -- Commodity Classic Experience, Anaheim. Information: www.commodityclassic.com.

March 8-9 -- California Poultry Federation Winter Board Meeting and Legislative Day, Hyatt Regency, Sacramento. Information: 209-576-6355 or www.cpif.org.

March 10-12 -- Pistachio Industry Conference, Monterey Conference Center, Monterey. Information: 661-797-6741.

March 25 -- 2010 Spring Ag Outlook, Marriott at the Convention Center, Visalia. Information: 209-368-3672.

March 31 -- The Art of Queen Rearing for Sideline Beekeepers, Laidlaw Honey Bee Research Facility, UC-Davis. Information: entomology.ucdavis.edu/

courses/beeclasses/index.html.

IDAHO

March 9-10 -- Principles of Cheese Making, Canyon Crest Dining and Event Center, Twin Falls. Information: 208-364-6188 or paulap@uidaho.edu.

March 23-25 -- Practical Food Safety and HACCP Workshop, Caldwell. Information: www.techhelp.org.

NEVADA

March 4-5 -- Family Farm Alliance Annual Conference, Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, Las Vegas. Information: 707-998-9487 or ffameeting@aol.com.

March 12-13 -- Nevada Small Farm Conference, Fallon Convention Center, Falon. Information: 775-351-2551 or www.wnc.edu/sci.

OREGON

March 1-3 -- Oregon Dairy Farmers annual convention, The Riverhouse Hotel and Conference Center, Bend. Information: 503-229-5033 or

www.dairyfarmersOR.com

APRIL

CALIFORNIA

April 7 -- The Art of Queen Rearing for Commercial Beekeepers, Laidlaw Honey Bee Research Facility, UC-Davis. Information: entomology.ucdavis.edu/

courses/beeclasses/index.html.

WASHINGTON

April 15-18 -- Puyallup Spring Fair, Puyallup Fair and Events Center, Puyallup. Information: thefair.com.

MAY

IDAHO

Mary 25 -- Pasteurization Workshop, Gooding. Information:

www.techhelp.org.

JUNE

CALIFORNIA

June 21-22 -- California Poultry Federation Summer Board Meeting, The Cliffs Resort, Shell Beach. Information: 209-576-6355 or www.cpif.org.

June 25-28 -- American Association of Wine Economists annual conference, UC-Davis. Information: www.wine-economics.org.

IDAHO

June 9 - July 14 -- UI Forestry Shortcourse, Sandpoint Community Hall, Sandpoint. Information: 208-446-1694.

JULY

OREGON

July 18-24 -- Perennial Plant Symposium, Lloyd Center Doubletree Hotel, Portland. Information: www.perennialplant.org.

SEPTEMBER

CALIFORNIA

Sept. 16-17 -- California Poultry Federation Annual Meeting and Conference, Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa, Monterey. Information: 209-576-6355 or www.cpif.org.

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