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SEPTEMBER

OREGON

Sept. 28-29 -- Rainwater Harvesting Class, Skyline Grange, Portland. Information: 503-655-3144 ext. 105 or www.conservationdistrict.org.

WASHINGTON

Sept. 26 -- Cattle Producers of Washington Annual Convention, Avenues Social and Corporate Event Center, Spokane Valley. Information: 509-347-6655 or www.cattleproducersofwa.org.

Sept. 26 -- Snohomish Conservation District farm tours, multiple locations. Information: 425-335-5634 ext. 123 or www.snohomishcd.org/workshops.

OCTOBER

REGIONAL

Oct. 2-4 -- Young Agriculture Leadership Conference, Red Lion Colonial Inn, Helena, Mont. Information: 406-587-3153 or sueanns@mfbf.org.

Oct. 7-12 -- Western Extension Commitee's Ag in Uncertain Times webinar. Info: www.farmmanagement.org/

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CALIFORNIA

Oct. 13 -- Cotton Tour 2009: How California growers weather tough climate, Los Banos. Information: 530-370-5325 or marcia@sustainablecotton.org.

Oct. 21 -- Calaveras GROWN meeting, Calaveras County Agriculture Department, San Andreas. 5 p.m. Information: www.calaverasgrown.org.

IDAHO

Oct. 6-8 -- Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Doubletree Hotel, Boise. Information: www.pnwanc.org.

OREGON

Oct. 3 -- Business of Horses class, Linn-Benton Community College, Albany. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $79. Information: 541-917-4923.

Oct. 7 -- Resource Management Planning Shortcourse series starts, Washington County Extension Office, Beaverton. Information: 503-397-3462 or amy.grotta@oregonstate.edu.

Oct. 21, 28 -- Planning IPM on Your Farm, Mount Angel and McMinnville. Information: 541-737-2683 or www.ipmnet.org.

WASHINGTON

Oct. 1-3 -- WSU Lamb 300 short course, Department of Animal Sciences, Pullman. Information: 509-335-2880 or animalag.wsu.edu.

Oct. 1, 8 -- "Ties to the Land" succession planning workshop, Arlington Boys and Girls Club, Arlington. Information: 425-357-6017 or kzobrist@wsu.edu.

Oct. 1- Nov. 19 -- Conversations on Conservation -- Workshops for Small Acreage Landowners, Tumwater. Thursdays 6-7:30 p.m. Information: 360-754-3588 or www.thurstoncd.com.

Oct. 30-31 -- Washington State Sheep Producer Annual Convention, Spokane. Information: 509-968-9320.

NOVEMBER

REGIONAL

Nov. 7-20 -- North American International Livestock Exposition, Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. Information: 502-499-0574 or www.livestockexpo.org.

CALIFORNIA

Nov. 2-4 -- Pacific Logging Conference 100th Anniversary Convention, La Quinta Resort, La Quinta. Information: 425-413-2808 or

www.pacificloggingcongress.com.

Nov. 5 -- Napa Valley Wine and Grape Expo, Lincoln Theater, Yountville. Information: 707-944-8311 or

www.napagrowers.org.

OREGON

Nov. 6-7 -- Oregon Mediation Association fall conference, University of Oregon, Eugene. Information: 503-872-9775 or www.omediate.org.

WASHINGTON

Nov. 11-12 -- Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association Annual Conference and Trade Show, Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick. Information: 509-585-5460 or www.pnva.org.

Nov. 11-14 -- Washington Cattlemen's Association Convention and Trade Show, Pasco Red Lion, Pasco. Information: 509-925-9871 or www.washingtoncattlemen.org.

Nov. 14 -- Mid-Columbia Farm Enterprise Investigation Series starts, Mountain View Grange, White Salmon. Information: 509-773-5817 or tshatraw@wsu.edu.

Nov. 15-18 -- American Water Works Association Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition, Seattle. Information: www.awwa.org.

Nov. 19-21 -- Washington Association of Wheat Growers Convention, The Davenport Hotel, Spokane. Information: 503-659-0610.

DECEMBER

REGIONAL

Dec. 2-4 -- Irrigation Show, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas. Information: 703-536-7080 or www.irrigationshow.org.

IDAHO

Dec. 1-3 -- Oregon and Idaho Grains Conference, Coeur d'Alene Resort, Coeur d'Alene. Information: 541-276-7330.

WASHINGTON

Dec. 2 -- High Residue Farming Under Irrigation, WSU Extension, Moses Lake. Information: 509-754-2011 or grant-adams.wsu.edu.

2010

JANUARY

OREGON

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

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.

WASHINGTON

Feb. 7-9 -- Harvesting Clean Energy 10, Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick. Information: www.harvestcleanenergy.org

JULY

OREGON

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

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