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MAY

CALIFORNIA

May 15 -- Lavender Distillation, Woodland Community College Horticulture Area, Woodland. Information: 530-666-8143.

May 17 -- Update on chemical thinning of olives, Education Building, Exeter. Information: 559-685-3309.

May 18 -- Vineyard irrigation seminar, Castoro Cellars, Templeton. Information: 805-781-5940 or www.ucanr.org/irrigation

May 19, 22, 27 -- European Grapevine Moth Informational Grower Meetings, Parlier, Reedley and Fresno. Information: 559-456-7285 or www.ucanr.org

IDAHO

May 15 -- Forest Thinning and Pruning Field Day, Shoshone Medical Center Health and Education Center, Smelterville. Information: 208-446-1680.

May 20 -- Introduction to Food Safety and HACCP workshop for fruit and vegetable packers, Southwest Idaho Research and Extension Center, Caldwell. Information: 208-364-6188 or paulap@uidaho.edu

May 20 -- Principles of Lean Manufacturing, The WaterCooler, Boise. Information: 208-364-6188 or paulap@uidaho.edu

May 25 -- Pasteurization Workshop, Gooding Basque Center, Gooding. Information: www.techhelp.org

May 27 -- Export Excellence Fast Track Export Program, The WaterCooler, Boise. Information: 208-863-4259 or williammullane@boisestate.edu

OREGON

May 18 -- Cascade Pacific Resource Conservation & Development project suggestion meetings, Monmouth and Newport. Information: 541-967-5925 ext. 128.

May 18 -- Mine Safety and Health Administration Industry Update Seminar, Salem Conference Center, Salem. Information: 503-588-2430 or sandy@ocapa.net

May 18 -- Wasco County Crops Tour, The Dalles Auction Yard, The Dalles. Information: 541-296-5494.

May 20 -- Landscape Field Day: Meeting landscape challenges in today's environment, Cascadian Nurseries, Hillsboro. Information: 503-647-9292 or cascadiannurseries.com

May 21 -- ODFW Fish Passage Task Force meeting, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Astoria. Information: www.dfw.state.or.us

May 22 -- Organic Production and Certification Seminar, Salem. Information: 503-868-7679 or

www.microfarmsustainable.org

May 22 -- Can Ranchers and Wolves Co-Exist symposium, EOU's Badgley Hall, La Grande. Information: 503-361-8941 ext. 11 or www.orcattle.com

May 25 -- Water: The First & Last Frontier, part of Sustainability Lecture Series, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City. Information: 503-594-6744.

May 27 -- Beef Cattle Field Day, Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center, Burns. Information: 541-573-8910 or beefcattle.ans.oregonstate.edu

WASHINGTON

May 15 -- Managing Young Stands workshop, Wilcox Farms, Roy. Information: 360-316-9317 or

kirk@nnrg.org

May 15 -- Northeast Washington Haygrowers' Association field day, Spokane. Information: 509-725-4171.

May 18 -- Average Crop Revenue Election program workshop, Lincoln County Public Works, Davenport. Information: 509-725-4171.

May 19-20 -- Washington Grain Commission annual meeting, Spokane. Information: 509-456-2481.

May 22 -- Northwest Lamboree, Porkapalooza and Beef-O-Rama, Goldendale High School, Goldendale. Information: 509-773-5817 or

www.klickitat.wsu.edu

JUNE

NATION

June 9-11 -- World Pork Expo, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines. Information: www.worldpork.org

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.

June 12 -- Idaho-Washington Forest Owners Field Day, Cedar Mountain Farm, Athol. Information: 208-446-1680 or cschnepf@uidaho.edu

June 18 -- Adaptive Silviculture field ttour, McGovern Forest, Coeur d'Alene. Information: 208-446-1694 or www.cnr.uidaho.edu

MONTANA

June 10-12 -- Montana Stockgrowers Association midyear meeting, Dillon. Information: 406-442-3420 or www.mtbeef.org

OREGON

June 9 -- Blue Mountain Occupational Safety and Health Conference, Blue Mountain Conference Center, La Grande. Information: 503-378-3272 or www.orosha.org

June 15 -- Pendleton Ag Research Center Field Day, Pendleton. Information: 541-278-4186.

June 24-26 -- Oregon Concrete and Aggregate Producers Association annual meeting, Seventh Mountain Resort, Bend. Information: 503-588-2430 or www.ocapa.net

WASHINGTON

June 20-26 -- Natural Resources Youth Camp, Cispus Learning Center, Randle. Information: www.nryc.org

JULY

NATION

July 28-Aug. 1 -- National Cattlemen's Beef Association's summer conference, Denver. Information: 303-694-0305 or www.beefusa.org

July 20-21 -- Biomass: Renewable power, fuels and chemicals workshop, Alerus Center, Grand Forks, N.D. Information: 701-777-5274 or www.undeerc.org

OREGON

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

www.perennialplant.org

WASHINGTON

July 15-16 -- Northwest Junior Sheep Exposition, Grant County Fairgrounds, Moses Lake. Information: 509-754-2011.

SEPTEMBER

NATION/WORLD

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

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

OCTOBER

NATION

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

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