Illinois

August 6 Illinois Landscape Contractors Association Summer Field Day. Ball Horticultural, West Chicago, Ill. For details, visit www.ilca.net/fieldday.aspx.

August 16 Certified Landscape Technician Exam: Installation & Maintenance. Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Ill. To learn more, visit www.ilca.net/education.aspx.

August 19 BFG Hort Expo. Hoffman Estates, Ill. For details, visit www.bfgsupply.com.

September 9 Reinders/SnowEx Road Tour. Vernon Hills, Ill. For more information, call 800-782-3300, ext. 280.

September 27 4th Annual Student Landscape Challenge. Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Ill. To learn more, visit www.ilca.net/education.aspx.

December 10-12 Illinois Professional Turf Conference. Schaumburg Convention Center, Schaumburg, Ill. For details, visit www.illinoisturfgrassfoundation.org.

Indiana

July 15 Midwest Regional Turf Foundation Field Day. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind. For details, call 765-494-8039 or visit www.mrtf.org.

July 31-August 1 Indiana Nursery & Landscape Association’s 75th Anniversary Summer Meeting. Greendell Farms, Monrovia, Ind. For more information, call 800-443-7336 or visit www.inla1.org/ourevents.cfm.

August 5; September 9; October 7; November 11; December 9 Pesticide Core Training & Testing. West Lafayette, Ind. To learn more, call 765-494-2758.

Iowa

July 17 Iowa Turfgrass Field Day. ISU Turfgrass Research Station, Ames, Iowa. For more information, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org/events/events.htm.

August 13 ISTMA Multiuse Fields Workshop. Burlington Rec Plex, Burlington, Iowa. To learn more, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org/events/events.htm.

Kansas

September 18 Loma Vista Field Day. Ottawa, Kan. To learn more, visit www.mlna.org.

December 16-17 Heartland Green Industry Expo: Common Ground. Overland Park Convention Center, Overland Park, Kan. For details, visit www.hagcsa.org/commonground.htm.

Kentucky

July 31 University of Kentucky Horticultural Field Day. UK Horticulture Research Farm, Lexington, Ky. For more information, call 859-257-2909, e-mail pscomp1@uky.edu or visit www.uky.edu/Agriculture/Horticulture.

Michigan

August 14 Turfgrass Diagnostics & Cultural Practices: A Walk & Learn Workshop. Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, Mich. For more information, visit www.landscape.org.

August 19 Signs, Symptoms & Treatment Options of Plant Diseases, Pests & Disorders. Bloomfield Hills, Mich. For details, visit www.landscape.org.

August 28 Turfgrass Diagnostics & Cultural Practices: A Walk & Learn Workshop. Bloomfield Hills, Mich. To learn more, visit www.landscape.org.

September 9 Michigan Green Industry Association Snow Management Conference & Expo. Rock Financial Showplace. Novi, Mich. For more information, visit www.landscape.org/snow_expo.html.

September 11 IPM for Ornamental & Turf Pest & Disease Management. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. For details, visit www.landscape.org.

Minnesota

July 26-30 American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minn. For details, call 651-454-7250.

July 30 Landscape Design Tour. Northwest metro area, Minn. To learn more, visit www.mnla.biz.

August 4-5 Irrigation Association Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor Preparation Course & Exam. Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Center, Minn. For details, visit www.mnla.biz.

August 6 Landscape Management: Property Tour. Southwest metro area, Minn. To learn more, visit www.mnla.biz.

August 26-27 BFG Hort Expo. Brooklyn Center, Minn. For more information, visit www.bfgsupply.com.

September 4-5 Foster’s, Inc. Spring Market 2009. Rochester, Minn. For details, visit www.fostersinc.com.

September 10 Reinders/SnowEx Road Tour. Minneapolis, Minn. To learn more, call 800-782-3300, ext. 280.

Missouri

July 23 Creating Successful Photographs of Landscape Lighting. Rose Vine Hall, Roseville, Minn. To learn more, visit www.mnla.biz.

July 24-25 Certified Treecare Safety Professional Workshop & Certification Exam. St. Louis, Mo. For details, call 800-733-2622 or visit www.tcia.org.

July 28 Electrical Hazards Awareness Program Workshop. St. Louis, Mo. To learn more, call 800-733-2622 or visit www.tcia.org.

July 31 Hummert Seed Field Day. St. Joseph, Mo. For more information, visit www.hummert.com.

September 11 University of Minnesota Turf & Grounds Field Day. University of Minnesota, St. Paul campus. For details, visit www.mtgf.org/field.html.

Nebraska

July 25 Nebraska Nursery & Landscape Association Field Day. Lincoln, Neb. For details, visit www.nnla.org.

August 1 Bluebird Nursery 50th Anniversary Field Day. Clarkson, Neb. To learn more, visit www.nnla.org.

August 8 Nebraska Arborists Association Field Day. Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center, Gretna, Neb. For more information, visit www.nearborists.org.

September 11 Nebraska Arborists Association Tree ID Seminar. Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center, Gretna, Neb. For details, visit www.nearborists.org.

Ohio

July 24 Ohio Lawn Care Association Annual Golf Outing. Deer Ridge Golf Club, Bellville, Ohio. For details, call 800-510-5296, e-mail info@ohiolawncare.org or visit www.ohiolawncare.org.

August 12 Nursery Growers of Lake County Ohio 41st Summer Field Day. Perry, Ohio. For more information, call 440-241-7969 or visit www.nglco.com.

August 13 OSU Turfgrass & Landscape Research Field Day. OTF Research & Education Center, Columbus, Ohio. For details, visit www.ohioturfgrass.org.

August 14 14th Annual Ohio Lawn Care Outdoor Summer Seminar. Ohio Turfgrass Research & Education Center, Columbus, Ohio. To learn more, call 800-510-5296, e-mail info@ohiolawncare.org or visit www.ohiolawncare.org.

August 21 Certified Landscape Technician Test. OSU/ATI campus, Wooster, Ohio. For more information, call 330-287-7511.

September 16 BFG Hort Expo. Columbus, Ohio. For details, visit www.bfgsupply.com.

September 24 Columbus Meeting—Open to Green Industry Professionals. Columbus, Ohio. For details, visit www.ohiolandscapers.org/CalendarOfEvents.

October 6 Ohio Turfgrass Foundation Annual Golf Tournament. Westfield Group Country Club, Westfield, Ohio. For more information, call 888-683-3445, e-mail info@ohioturfgrass.org or visit www.ohioturfgrass.org.

November 12-13 Wintergreen Expo & Conference. I-X Center, Cleveland, Ohio. To learn more, call 800-335-6521 or visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

December 8 Ohio Lawn Care Association Annual Meeting & Lunch. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio. For more information, call 800-510-5296, e-mail info@ohiolawncare.org or visit www.ohiolawncare.org.

Wisconsin

July 15-17 Farm Technology Days. Brown County, Wis. To learn more, call 608-742-8663.

July 16-19 Upper Midwest Conference: Gardening Through the Continuum of Life. Milwaukee, Wis. For more information, visit www.hort.wisc.edu/mastergardener/tri_state.htm.

July 22 Wisconsin Turfgrass Association Summer Field Day. O.J. Noer Turfgrass Research & Education Facility, Verona, Wis. For details, call 608-845-6536 or e-mail ajander2@wisc.edu.

July 23 Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Southeast Chapter Meeting. To learn more, call 262-859-2121.

August 7 CFGW Field Days. West Madison Research Station, Madison, Wis. For details, call 608-244-3088.

August 7 Build a Pond Day. Milwaukee, Wis. To learn more, call 414-303-3386.

August 8-9 Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association Summer Convention & Trade Show. Arlington, Wis. For details, call 608-742-8663.

August 14 Wisconsin Nursery Association Summer Field Day. J.W. Jung Seed Co., Randolph, Wis. For more information, call 414-529-4705.

August 14 Prospering With Landscape Lighting Seminar. Appleton, Wis. For details, call 800-782-3300, ext. 242.

August 28 Reinders Landscape Lighting Installation Day. Milwaukee, Wis. To learn more, call 800-782-3300, ext. 242.

September 11  Reinders/SnowEx Road Tour. Milwaukee and Appleton, Wis. For details, call 800-782-3300, ext. 280.

September 17 CFGW Fall Conference. Floral Plant Growers, Denmark, Wis. To learn more, call 608-244-3088.

September 24 Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Southeast Chapter Meeting. Almost Eden Nursery, Somers, Wis. For more information, call 262-859-2121.

October 22 Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Southeast Chapter Meeting. Cotton Exchange, Waterford, Wis. For details, call 262-859-2121.

November 11-12 Certified Treecare Safety Professional Workshop & Certification Exam. Milwaukee, Wis. To learn more, call 800-733-2622 or visit www.tcia.org.

December 10 Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association Southeast Chapter Christmas Party. Racine Marriott, Racine, Wis. For more information, call 262-859-2121.

January 15, 2009 Wisconsin Green Industry Federation Annual Convention Awards Banquet. Hyatt Regency, Chicago, Ill. For details, visit www.wislf.org.

February 12, 2009 2009 Wisconsin Nursery Association Winter Workshop. Country Springs Hotel, Waukesha, Wis. To learn more, visit www.wislf.org.

NATIONAL AND CANADA

National

July 15-August 26 Ground Covers & Vines. Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Ill. To learn more, visit www.chicagobotanic.org.

July 16-18 Garden Center University Class of 2010, Second Semester. San Jose, Calif. For more information, visit www.anla.org/events/index.htm.

July 17 2008 Green Industry Field Day & Trade Show. American University, Washington, D.C. For details, visit www.pgms.org.

July 17-18 Regional Grounds Management Seminar & Site Visitation. Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.pgms.org.

July 20-22 PLANET Legislative Day on the Hill. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C. To learn more, call 800-395-2522 or visit www.LandcareNetwork.org.

July 20-26 Perennial Plant Association Symposium. Philadelphia, Pa. For details, call 614-771-8431 or visit www.perennialplant.org.

August 5 Landscape Irrigation Auditor Class. Ohio Turfgrass Facility, Columbus, Ohio. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.

August 6-9 Golf Course Builders Association of America Summer Meeting. Dearborn, Mich. For more information, visit www.gcbaa.org.

August 11-16 Association of Professional Landscape Designers Annual Conference: Renew. Refresh. Inspire. DoubleTree Hotel, Tarrytown, N.Y. To learn more, visit www.apld.org.

August 19-20 Masters in Landscape Business Management Class of 2010, Second Semester. Kansas City, Mo. For details, visit www.anla.org/events/index.htm.

August 20-23 ANLA Landscape Operations Tour. Kansas City, Kan. For more information, visit www.anlatours.org.

August 21 Golf Irrigation Auditor Class. Medina Country Club, Medina, Ohio. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.

August 26-27 Irrigation Contractor Class. Frederick P. Griffith Jr. Water Treatment Plant, Lorton, Va. For more information, visit www.irrigation.org.

September 9-11 WNGA/ANLA Kick the Dirt Tour & Talks. Wilmington, Del. For details, visit www.anlatours.org.

September 10-12 ANLA Landscape Distribution Tour. Wilmington, Del. To learn more, visit www.anlatours.org.

October 17th Annual Irrigator Tech Educational Conference. Chino, Calif. For more information, visit www.irrigatortech.com.

October 3-7 2008 American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting & Expo. Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa. For details, call 888-999-2752 or visit www.eshow2000.com/asla.

October 5-9 2008 Joint Annual Meeting of GSA, ASA, CSSA, SSSA and GCAGS. Houston, Texas. For more information, call 888-443-4472 or visit www.acsmeetings.org/2008.

October 8; 9; 10 Predicting & Estimating Landscape Water Use; Advanced Irrigation Design for Water Conservation; Sprinkler System Scheduling. South Point Hotel-Casino-Spa, Las Vegas, Nev. To learn more, visit www.irrigation.org.

October 8-10 WaterSmart Innovations 08. Las Vegas, Nev. For details, call 702-862-3777 or visit www.watersmartinnovations.com.

October 22-25 2008 PLANET Green Industry Conference. Louisville Marriott Downtown, Louisville, Ky. For more information, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

October 22-25 2008 PGMS School of Grounds Management & GIE EXPO. Louisville, Ky. For details, visit www.pgms.org.

November 2-4 Irrigation Show 2008. Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif. To learn more, call 703-536-7080, e-mail webmaster@irrigation.org or visit www.irrigation.org.

November 13-15 TCI Expo 2008. Milwaukee, Wis. For more information, visit www.tcia.org.

November 18-20 Partners in Community Forestry National Conference. Atlanta, Ga. To learn more, visit www.arborday.org/shopping/conferences/brochures/pcf/2008/call.cfm.

December 3-4 Irrigation Contractor Class. Mulberry Inn, Savannah, Ga. For details, visit www.irrigation.org.

Canada/International

July 20-23 9th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. Denver, Colo. For more information, visit www.icpaonline.org.

July 28-August 1 Turfgrass Producers International Summer Convention & Field Days. Calgary, Alb., Canada. To learn more, visit www.turfgrasssod.org.

August 23-24 International Phytophthora and Pythium Workshop. Turin, Italy. For details, visit www.icpp2008.org/workshops_det1.php.

September 17-18 CanWest Hort Show. Vancouver, B.C., Canada. For more information, visit www.canwesthortshow.com.

September 18-20 Pre-GLEE Tour With Ian Baldwin. England. For details, visit www.anla.org.

November 20-21 Green Industry Show & Conference. Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton, Alb., Canada. For more information, call 800-378-3198 or visit www.landscape-alberta.com or www.greenindustryshow.com.

February 8-12, 2009 TCIA Winter Management Conference. Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas. To learn more, visit www.tcia.org.