July 4- 8
Cumberland County Fair; 3000 Carmel Rd., Millville, NJ 08332; Fun filled, family-friendly event that has been a summer staple for generations and attended by thousands from throughout the state. A demolition derby, amusement rides, all the tastes of a county fair, roaming entertainment, merchandise vendors and local 4-H exhibits, animals and activities. Interested in being a vendor and sponsor, go to https://cumberlandcofair.com/index.html
Cultivate ‘23; Greater Convention Center; Columbus, Ohio; Learn best practices and foster business connections so you and your business can preform better, grow faster than ever, and are prepared for the future. Visit https://www.cultivateevent.org/
PPA 2023 National Symposium; Shertaton Fallsview, 5875 Falls Ave, Niagara Falls, Ontario; The event features an array of exciting tours, educational sessions, and networking opportunities. Visit https://perennialplant.org for more information
49th Annual NOFA Summer Conference; The conference begins online: Monday, July 24- Thursday July 27, with evening speakers and workshops. Friday July 28 and Saturday July 29, are both in person and online at Worcester State University, Worcester, MA. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
July 24- August 18
Grape and Wine Science Certificate Program; NJ Institute for Food Nutrition & Health, Room 205, 61 Dudley Rd., New Brunswick, NJ 08901; This program will provide foundational knowledge in three major areas of grape and wine science – grape growing, wine making, and business operations – following the path of grapes from the field to the winery to the glass. The program will feature 4 weeks of classroom instruction, complemented by hands-on workshops; Find more information and register online a https://cpe.rutgers.edu/food-science-safety/grape-and-wine-science-certificate
Rutgers Turfgrass Research 2023 Field Day; Golf & Fine Turf, Hort Farm 2, North Brunswick, NJ; 8AM- 8:30AM CORE session, 1 Core Credit; 10AM-2PM Spanish Basic Training, Earn 3 credits followed by Exam. Pre-registration required. 2PM- 5PM English Basic Training, Earn 3 credits followed by Exam. Preregistration required. Register and find more information at https://njta.wildapricot.org/
Rutgers Turfgrass Research 2023 Field Day; Lawn, Landscape, and Sports Fields, and SFMANJ Trade Show and Equipment Demos- Rotary Spreader Calibration, Back Back Sprayer Calibration, Ride-on Spreader Sprayer Demostration on Turf; Find more info online at https://njta.wildapricot.org/
Ag Progress Days; Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center, 2710 W. Pine Grove Road, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA 16865; Free admission and free parking; PA’s largest outdoor agricultural exposition; Over 400 exhibitors; The show is hosted by Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences and showcases educational programs, current research, and the latest innovations in agricultural equipment and technology; Visit https://agsci.psu.edu/apd for more information.
Summer Plant Symposium; Duke Farms, 1112 Dukes Pkwy W., Hillsborough Township, NJ; Hosted by the New Jersey Nursery and Landscape Assocation (NJNLA); Pesticide Credits will be available; Find more inforamtion at https://www.njnla.org/
Farwest Show; The biggest green industry trade show in the West Oregon Convention Center Portland, OR. There is a Wholesale Growers Tour and a Garden Center Retail Tour avaliable on Aug.22. 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR. More information at https://farwestshow.com/
Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association Annual Convention Ritz Carlton Hotel Naples, FI; Find more info at https://www.ffva.com/page/convention
IPPS ER Annual Conference; Get ready for an extraordinary experience at the IPPS Eastern Region’s Annual Conference! Brace yourself for four exhilarating days of reconnecting, recharging, and immersing yourself in the wisdom of industry legends. Sheraton Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Visit https://www.ippseasternregion.org/ for more information.
From the Ground Up: Produce Safety Planning for Beginning Growers; Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Mercer County, 1440 Parkside Ave., Ewing, NJ 08638; 10AM-2PM; $30.00 each; Lunch provided; Gain basic understanding of Food Safety Culture and why it is important, five things growers can do right away on their farm to reduce risk, cleaning and sanitizing, and key points of FSMA: PSR the growers need to know; Find more info and register at https://go.rutgers.edu/kcx1n6bj
From the Ground Up: Online Food Safety Plan Writing Workshop; Online Food Safety Plan Writing Workshop; Work through the components of a food safety plan with our help from your home office! By the end of this class you will have a draft plan and a more robust food safety program for your farm; $15.00 per person; Any questions contact Jenn Matthews at email@example.com; Register online at https://go.rutgers.edu/kcx1n6bj
IPPS International Tour 2023; Tour starts in Washington DC, ends in Durham NC; Join IPPS Southern Region of North America for exceptional food, drink, and friendship from our nation’s capitol to the mountains of NC! Experience innovative nursery tours, unique cultural experiences, fabulous gardens, and Southern Region” hospitality. Space is limited, so sign up early! Visit https://ipps.org to register and find more information.
Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo; Doubletree by Hilton, Manchester, NH; Educational sessions focusing on advanced biocontrol, disease managment, business and marketing, greenhouse vegetables, perennial production, and some sessions in Spanish will be offered. Come visit vendors at the trade show with three dedicated hours in each day of the program. Learn more at https://www.negreenhouse.org/
November 27-December 1
Irrigation Show & Education Week Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center San Antonio, Texas; Find more info at https://www.irrigation.org/
Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting Three Rivers Convention Center Kennewick, Wash; Find more info at https://wstfa.org/annual-meeting/
January 6-13, 2024
Pennsylvania Farm Show; Harrisburg, PA; The largest indoor agricultural exposition under one roof in the nation; Save the date, more info to come. https://www.farmshow.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx