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DECEMBER

OREGON

Dec. 14 -- Direct seed breakfast discussion, Umatilla County SWCD, Rooster's Restaurant, Pendleton. 7:30-9:30 a.m. Information: Heidi Hartman, 541-276-8131 or nrs@my180.net.

WASHINGTON

Dec. 12 -- How to Develop a Forest Stewardship Plan, Yelm Masonic Lodge, Yelm. Information: 360-316-9317 or www.nwcertified.org.

Dec. 15 -- Grain Marketing Workshop, Harvester Restaurant, Spangle. 8-10 a.m. Information: 509-477-2167 or robertsd@wsu.edu.

Dec. 17 -- Columbia Plateau PM10 Project Conference, WSU campus, Pullman. Information: 509-659-3215 or www.pnw-winderosion.wsu.edu.

2010

JANUARY

REGIONAL

Jan. 4-6 -- Potato Expo 2010, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Orlando, Fla. Information: www.potato-expo.com.

Jan. 10-13 -- American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle. Information: www.fb.com.

OREGON

Jan. 14-15 -- Oregon Mint Growers annual meeting, Salishan Lodge and Golf Resort, Gleneden Beach. Information: 503-364-2944.

Jan. 17-20 -- Northwest Food Manufacturing and Packaging Expo and Conference, Oregon Convention Center, Portland. Information: www.nwfpa.org.

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

WASHINGTON

Jan. 5-6 -- Pasco "Real Ag Show 2010," TRAC Center, Pasco. Information: PascoRealAg.com.

Jan. 20-21 -- Northwest Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conference, Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick. Information: www.directseed.org.

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

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

OREGON

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

WASHINGTON

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

OREGON

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

JUNE

CALIFORNIA

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.

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