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Jan. 21-23 — Precision Planting Winter Conference, Five Points, Washington, Ill., or 800-660-9573.

Jan. 22-25 — American Sheep Industry-National Lamb Feeders Association annual convention, Charleston, S.C., Marriott Hotel, (303) 771-3500 or


Jan. 21 — Small Farm Workshop, 4:30-8 p.m., OSU Small Farm Program and Extension Service, Yamhill Soil and Water Conservation District, and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, 2610 E. Hancock St., Newberg, 503-554-8179,

Jan. 23 — Agri-Business Council of Oregon annual meeting, noon-3:30 p.m., Oregon State Fairgrounds Hart of the Garden Building, Salem,

Jan. 23-24 — Organic Training Session for Agricultural Professionals, 9 a.m., USDA Service Center, 89 Alder St., Central Point, 503-580-4767

Jan. 27 — Blueberry Industry Annual Conference, Portland Airport Embassy Suites, 503-364-2944

Jan. 28-30 — Northwest Agricultural Show, Portland Expo Center, (503) 769-8940,

Jan. 28-30 — Washington-Oregon Potato Conference, Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, or (509) 766-7123

Jan. 30-31 — AgChat Foundation regional conference, Portland Crowne Plaza Hotel,

Jan. 30-Feb. 1 — Organic Seed Growers Conference, Corvallis,


Jan. 21-22 — California Rangelands Summit, California Rangeland Conservation Coalition, Gene Bianchi Community Center, Oakdale,

Jan. 22 — Methods of Measuring Fruit and Vegetable Quality: Color, Flavor, Texture Workshop, University of California-Davis,


Jan. 21-23— 46th Annual University of Idaho Potato Conference and 35th Ag Expo, Pond Student Union Building and Holt Arena, Idaho State University, Pocatello, (208) 529-8376


Jan. 17 — Family Foresters Workshop, Mirabeau Park Hotel, Spokane Valley, 208-446-1680 or 509-477-2175

Jan. 20-22 — Oilseed, Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conference, Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, or

Jan. 25 — Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool, Stanwood High School, Living Expo/ or 360-428-4270

Jan. 28-30 — Washington-Oregon Potato Conference, Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, or (509) 766-7123



Feb. 3-5 — World Biomass Power Markets, Hotel Okura Amsterdam, The Netherlands,

Feb. 4-6 — Harvesting Clean Energy conference, Red Lion Colonial Hotel, Helena, Mont.,

Feb. 17-19 — National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health, Omaha, Neb.,

Feb. 20-21 — Family Farm Alliance Annual Meeting and Conference, Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, 707-998-9487 or

Feb. 20-21 — USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum, Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington,Va.,


Feb. 26 — Sutter-Yuba-Colusa Walnut Day, Yuba City, University of California Cooperative Extension, 530-822-7515


Jan. 30-Feb. 1 — Organic Seed Growers Conference, Corvallis,

Feb.3 — Local Food Connection workshops, Lane Community College, Eugene, or call 505-328-0991.

Feb. 24-25 — Oregon Dairy Farmers Annual Convention, Salem Conference Center, 971-673-2727,


Feb. 5-6 — Idaho Weed Conference, Idaho Weed Control Association, Boise Hotel and Conference Center, 208-888-0988 or

Feb. 7 — Free Computer Mapping Tools for Forest Owners and Android Forestry workshops, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., University of Idaho Extension, Molstead Library, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, 208-446-1680


Feb. 4-6 — Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum, Spokane Convention Center,

Feb. 5-7 — Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers, Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick,

Feb. 12 — Food, Wine and Soil: Kindling a Sense of Terroir at the Table, 6:30 p.m., Washington State University Northwest Research and Extension Center, Mount Vernon, 360-848-6120

Feb. 20 — Specialty Crop Listening Session, 9:30 a.m., Washington State University Research and Extension Center, 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon, (509) 323-3000.

Feb. 22-23 — Field to Fork Conference, Kittitas Valley Event Center, Ellensburg,

Feb. 24 — Specialty Crop Listening Session, 9:30 a.m., Port of Chelan Confluence Technology Center, 285 Technology Center Way, Wenatchee, (509) 323-3000.



March 20-23 — Northwest Horse Show and Fair, Linn County Fair and Expo Center, Albany, 765-655-2107


March 4 — Walnut Pruning-No Pruning Field Day, University of California Cooperative Extension, 530-822-7515

March 25-26 — Fruit Ripening & Retail Handling Workshop, University of California-Davis, Postharvest Technology Center,



April 2 — Botryosphaeria and Phomopsis canker and blight in walnuts, University of California Cooperative Extension, 530-822-7515



June 16-27 — Postharvest Technology Short Course, University of California-Davis, one-week intensive study plus optional one-week field tour,



Sept. 23-25 — Fresh-Cut Products: Maintaining Quality and Safety Workshop, University of California-Davis,



Nov. 3-5 — Produce Safety: A Science-based Framework Workshop, University of California-Davis,

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