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Tuesday, March 9

Intentional Adulteration-Food Defense (online): 8 a.m.-noon. This Food Defense Course will help you mitigate the risks and hazards of intentional contamination in food operations by protecting vulnerable elements in the agrifood chain and food production operations. We will explore Food Defense Plans to help you build barriers around vulnerable points to prohibit intentional adulteration. The course fee is $495/each individual. Janna Hamlett, 208-731-9363,

Thursday, March 11

Idaho Wheat Commission Direct Seed Workshop: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hilton Garden Inn, Idaho Falls. In-person event to cover direct-seeding challenges, opportunities, economics and research. Limited seating. Advance registration encouraged. Cost: $15 in advance, $25 at door Website:

Tuesday-Thursday, March 16-18

Oregon FFA State Convention (virtual): Convention 2021 will be virtual due to current COVID restrictions. Website:

Tuesday-Thursday, March 23-25

Public Lands Council 2021 Legislative Conference (virtual): The conference will focus on legislative strategies to advocate for the livestock industry in the nation’s capital. Website:

Tuesday, March 30

Practical Sensory Programs for Factories and Quality Managers (online): 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Practical Sensory Program course is designed around a learn-and-apply model. Each participant will get a kit to have hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts learned. He or she will walk away with practical skills that can be applied immediately. The course fee is $285/each individual. Contact: Catherine Cantley, 208-426-2181,

Friday, April 16

AgForestry Leadership Class 41 Graduation: 5 p.m. Red Lion Hotel, Wenatchee, Wash. Celebrate the graduation of AgForestry Leadership Class 41. This celebration was rescheduled from its origination April 10 date. Table sponsorships are available. Cost: $60/adults, $20/child. Website:

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