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The twenty-ninth annual Georgia Peanut Tour brings the latest information on peanuts while giving a first-hand view of industry infrastructure from production and handling to processing and utilization. Tour stops will be made in several peanut producing counties including Thomas, Grady, Decatur, Seminole and Early County. Attendees can expect to see first-hand nearly every aspect of peanut production in the state. This year's tour hosts many exciting stops including on-farm harvest demonstrations and clinics, peanut processing facilities, and several special…Find out more »
The world´s leading food fair for the retail trade and the food service and catering marketFind out more »
Every year in December, the Almond Board of California hosts The Almond Conference, which provides opportunities for growers and processors to interact with researchers and influential industry members on industry research, production news and regulatory issues. The three-day conference also features workshops and poster sessions dedicated to research topics, as well as presentations on global and local marketing programs.Find out more »
Asia’s foremost business event for the Natural and organic industry, Natural & Organic Products Asia is an important platform to engage and promote natural, sustainable and healthy lifestyles, natural and organic products. The event covers 4 major segments: The Natural Point of Sale! The exhibition focuses on bringing the most up-to-date products and services catering for the growing demand in natural and organic products in the region and the world. The potential is phenomenal and it is right here, be…Find out more »
The United Fresh Produce Association brings together companies across every segment of the fresh produce supply chain, including growers, shippers, fresh-cut processors, wholesalers, distributors, retailers, foodservice operators, industry suppliers and allied associations. We unite our industry with a common purpose – to build long-term value for our members and grow produce consumption. Produce innovation showcases the most creative new produce items and fresh food trends, cutting-edge tools and technology, business-to-business meeting suites, an expert consultation center, new produce awards and…Find out more »
Save the date for obe of the most anticipated trade events of 2016, the 95th AAEI Annual Conference and Expo, which will be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott June 5–7, 2016 in Arlington, Virginia, near Washington, DC. AAEI’s annual two-day conference will feature an examination of importing and exporting, the latest developments of major trade pacts and and current realities of the US and global trade climate. AAEI’s goal is provide you with information and applicable tools to be…Find out more »
INC Annual Congress is the largest international gathering of Presidents and CEO’s from the world’s leading nut and dried fruit companies. From 19 to 21 May 2017, ITC Grand Chola in Chennai will provide a unique environment for participants to learn, do networking and share knowledge and experiences. Network with the industry’s top leaders and experts from more than 60 countries. 1,000+ participants are expected.Find out more »
The 21st annual USA Peanut Congress is an annual meeting of the American Peanut Council and the American Peanut Shellers Association on June 24-28, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island. Over 400 peanut industry leaders are expected to attend this meeting. The host associations plan a comprehensive and informative business program with speakers from government and industry who will address current issues and topics of interest to all industry segments.Find out more »
49th APRES Annual MeetingFind out more »
The University of Georgia Food Science Extension Outreach Program and the American Peanut Council (APC) are co-sponsoring this two and one-half day, HACCP-based food safety program specifically designed for the nut industry, to teach safe handling and processing practices for nut product manufacturers.Find out more »
The 19th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference will be held July 20 – 22, 2017 at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Miramar Beach, Florida. The three-day event provides farmers with information about peanut production, legislative issues, marketing and promotions.Find out more »
The International Congress on Hazelnut, organized by the International Society for Horticultural Science will take place from 15th August to the 19th August 2017 in Samsun, Turkey. The conference will cover areas like hazelnut genetic resources at the Corvallis repository, historical notes on hazelnuts in Oregon and more. Prof. Dr. Sait Bilgiç, Rector, Ondokuz Mayis University Prof.Dr. Tarık Yarılgaç, Rector, Ordu University Pablo Grau Beretta, Chillian, Chile Roberto Botta, Torino, Italy Valerio Cristofori, Viterbo, Italy Miguel Ellena, Temuco,Chile Veli Erdoğan, Ankara, Turkey Magdelena Gantner, Lublin, Poland Ali…Find out more »
The organising committee of the 2017 International Macadamia Research Symposium would like to welcome you to the Big Island of Hawaii from the 12th to the 15th of September 2017 for a gathering to share, learn about and discuss the latest developments across the international macadamia research community. The last international macadamia research meeting was in 1992 at Kona, also on the Big Island, but there have been many developments in macadamia science since then. We have decided to hold the symposium…Find out more »
Knowledge sharing. Exposition. Field trips. African Cashew Alliance is excited to announce that the upcoming ACA Annual Cashew Conference & Expo 2017 will take place in Benin this September. More information will be coming to the website soon!Find out more »
Discover products from all over the world, the latest culinary trends, attend culinary demonstrations ... On 16-20 October 2016, SIAL Paris will be the largest international marketplace for foodservice professionals seeking inspiration. Did you know? Joël ROBUCHON will be the patron of SIAL Paris.
In 2018, SIAL Paris will be a bigger source of inspiration than ever for the world's food industry.
7,000 companies from more than 100 countries will be presenting their products to retail and foodservice professionals.
All manner of food products, from ingredients through equipment to end products, will be on show, across 21 exhibition sectors.
Looking for ideas? SIAL Innovation will once again be casting the spotlight on a host of innovative food products.
Still looking for more? Come and attend the SIAL TV and In-Food Centre conferences, and discover the studies dedicated to retail and consumer trends of the World Tour. All this and so much more!
The Organising Committee of the VII International Symposium on Almonds and Pistachios is very pleased to invite you to attend this event, which aims to strengthen international cooperation and collaboration in these two important crops for human health and food. The symposium will be held in the city of Adelaide, South Australia between 5th - 9th November 2017 under the aegis of the International Society for Horticultural Science.Find out more »
9:30 am to 12:30pm UC Walnut Workgroup Meeting in the Bodega Marine Lab (BML). Chaired by Dani Lightle.
1:00 pm Conference Welcome by Katherine Pope, 2018 Conference Chair.
1:05 to 4:00 pm Plant Pathology & Nematology, moderator TBD
6:00 pm Social hosted by Diamond Foods in the Bay View Room, Inn at the Tides.
7:00 pm No host dinner in the Bay View Room Inn at the Tides.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017
7:00 to 7:55 am Hot Breakfast in the Bodega Marine Lab Foyer
8:30 to 10:30 am Genetic Improvement, moderator TBD
11:00 am to 12:00 pm Orchard Management, moderator TBD
12:00 to 1:00 pm Lunch in the Foyer
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Orchard Management cont., moderator TBD
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Social Hosted by California Walnut Board in the Bay View Room, Inn at the Tides.
7:00 pm Dinner in Bay View Room Inn at the Tides, hosted by California Walnut Board for UC, USDA and Researchers. No-host banquet for industry attendees and guests.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2017
7:00 am to 7:55 am Hot Breakfast in the Foyer
8:00 am to 11:00 am Entomology, moderator TBD
11:00 am to 11:45 am Closing comments
11:45 am AdjournFind out more »
July 29 - August 1, 2018
Grand River Center
Dubuque, Iowa with field tours in southwestern Wisconsin
The annual meeting will include a field trips, indoor presentations and the annual awards banquet on Tuesday.
Full program information and registration will be available in spring.
Registration will be available in Spring.
HOTEL AND TRAVEL ACCOMMODATIONS: CALL AND RESERVE YOUR ROOM TODAY!
The meeting hotel will be the Grand Harbor Resort, Dubuque, Iowa. (1-866-690-4006) at 350 Bell Street. Link to hotel directions. Register by June 28th for the special "National Walnut Council" group rate of $99 + tax, $129 on Saturday July 28th. Rate does not include breakfast or waterpark.
The silent auction has become an enjoyable tradition at our meetings. We encourage companies, state chapters, and others to consider donating items to the silent auction. Proceeds support the Walnut Council Foundation, a charitable foundation supporting research and education, so your donations to the silent auction are tax deductible.
To donate to the silent auction, contact Liz Jackson at 765-583-3501 or email to email@example.com or mark that option on the registration form.
Meeting sponsorships help keep registration costs down and can be an effective mode of advertising for individuals, organizations, and companies who promote the culture, growth, and utilization of black walnut and other high value hardwoods. Liz Jackson (765-583-3501; firstname.lastname@example.org). Sponsors will be recognized by signage at the meeting and in the Walnut Council Bulletin.
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The purpose of this nut industry summit is to showcase the latest technological breakthroughs and developments for walnut, cashew and pecan.Find out more »
The International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) and the Association of Chilean Walnut Producers and Exporters – CHILENUT – are pleased to invite you to participate in the VIII International Symposium on Walnut, Cashew and Pecan, which shall be held in the city of Santiago, in Chile’s between November 29th and December 1st, 2017.
The purpose of this nut industry summit is to showcase the latest technological breakthroughs and developments for walnut, cashew and pecan.
This activity is held every four years. Past hosts include Hungary, Portugal, France, Italy, Australia and China, in that order.
Given the importance Chile has acquired in the international nut trade market, the International Society for Horticultural Science nominated Chilenut to be the co-organizer of this global gathering, which promises to offer a thorough scientific view of the global scenario faced by the different varieties that makeup this group of species.Find out more »
Agenda The Almond Conference offers the following events and meal functions to attendees: Meal tickets are available for purchase during the online registration process and are optional. Tuesday, December 5 Opening Reception - cocktails available (first drink is complimentary, those after can be purchased at the cash bar) Wednesday, December 6 Luncheon with keynote address ($30.00) Social Reception - cocktails available (first drink is complimentary, those after can be purchased at the cash bar) Thursday, December 7 Luncheon with keynote…Find out more »
About SIAL Middle East
The 8th edition of SIAL Middle East will continue its staggering pace of growth, establishing it as the fastest-growing food, beverage and hospitality event in the MENA region.
With yet another successful event in 2016, attracting 952 exhibitors, 30+ national pavilions and 16, 562 trade attendees, SIAL Middle East continues to be the platform for food, beverage and hospitality companies to make their mark in this region.
"I chose to exhibit at SIAL ME because of the premium features that it offers, especially the high speed networking meetings and SIAL Innovation Awards which are exclusive to SIAL ME. Out of the four trade shows I have done this year throughout the world, I find that SIAL Middle East had the highest ROI for my company"
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The International Exhibition
900+ Exhibitors | 30+ National Pavilions | 16,000+ Trade Visitors & Buyers | 500 Fully Hosted VIP Buyers - All in a trade business friendly environment.
Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition
Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition is the world’s only dedicated B2B event for date palm fruit. Being co-located with SIAL Middle East also offers a perfect opportunity for date palm fruit producers and suppliers to meet with thousands of food, beverage and hospitality buyers. Visit www.abudhabidatepalm.com for more details.
Hosted Buyer Programme
With the support of our strategic partner, Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, a dedicated VIP hosted buyer programme fully funds the visit of up to 500 top buyers from the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and African region to attend SIAL Middle East. Each application goes through a stringent process to qualify right buyers to come to the event. Aspects like items to source, company turnover and purchasing power are given due consideration before selecting hosted buyers.
Hosted Buyer Introduction Suite
Launched as a new initiative in 2015, the Hosted Buyer Introduction Suite has been a roaring success with exhibitors and hosted buyers alike. The Hosted Buyer Introduction Suite is a private dedicated space for exhibitors to meet with batches of select Hosted Buyers in Speed Networking Sessions. As part of these sessions, exhibitors and hosted buyers have 3 minutes to exchange business cards, introduce products and schedule a detailed meeting if required. In 2016, 5,231 introductions took place between exhibitors and hosted buyers.
Organised by the Emirates Culinary Guild of Abu Dhabi, La Cuisine by SIAL is a favourite meeting point for foodservice professionals. The event in 2016 saw more than 1,000 professional chefs compete across a variety of disciplines in three days of heated competition.
Senior chefs from La Cuisine take guided tours around the show based on their sourcing requirements. 765 introductions with exhibitors were made at the 2016 event.
La Cuisine Airline Category
Launched in 2015, this La Cuisine category adds an additional dimension to the travel catering sector offering at SIAL Middle East. This category is jointly organised by Emirates Culinary Guild and Etihad Airways. Within this category, chefs need to prepare a lunch/dinner menu aimed at business class passengers.
La Cuisine VIP Evening
SIAL Middle East hosts more than 150 senior chefs from the region and select exhibitors to network in an informal setting.
SIAL Innovation Area showcases the world’s most innovative products, guaranteeing an experience for attendees to learn about upcoming trends in the food & beverage sector. The 2016 event featured 44 most innovative food and beverage products out of 250+ submissions. The competition is only open to exhibiting companies.
SIAL Innovation World Champions
As a new initiative launched in 2015, SIAL Innovation winners from SIAL Paris, SIAL Canada, SIAL China, SIAL ASEAN Manila, and SIAL InterFOOD Jakarta were present to showcase their innovative products to buyers and visitors. The winners from 2015/16 were once again represented at SIAL Middle East 2016.
SIAL Middle East Party
SIAL Middle East hosts a reception for exhibitors and hosted buyers on 2nd evening of the event. SIAL Innovation award winners are also announced at the event.
World Tour offers a window in to the world of food commerce. At the 2016 event, 27 partner magazines and newspapers from all over the world mapped the agri-food market in their respective countries.
Over 3 days, SIAL Conferences higlight the opportunities, trends and challenges in airline catering and general F&B sphere. At the 2016 event, Airline catering panel sessions were held on day 1 of the event whereas top hotel GMs, F&B directors and managers discussed strategies on the last day. Some of the top panelists included: Jeremy Clark, Airline Catering & Onboard Services Consulting, JC Consulting, Salim Hazife, Managing Director, Perth Inflight Catering, Ricardo Matos, Director of Food and Beverage Operations, Atmosphere Burj Khalifa Restaurant and Orsolya Meszaros, Director of Food and Beverage, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah.
The Mercurys is the most prestigious award in travel catering industry, running for 35 years. Judged by a panel of independent experts, the 2016 edition of the awards recognised the very best in on-board catering with five main award categories spanning airline meals, service, general on-board food and beverages and equipment. The award ceremony held at Shangri-La Abu Dhabi was attended by more than 150 travel catering professionals.
Abu Dhabi Food Security Roundtables
Food Security Center - Abu Dhabi (FSCAD) will once again bring together top government officials, CEOs and industry experts to discuss ways of ensuring the availability of affordable, sustainable and nutritious food for the region.
Regional Coffee Championships
The Regional Coffee Championships (UAE) once again highlighted the skills and knowledge of the country’s best coffee makers. More than 20 competitors
brewed up a storm at the competition in 2016.
This unique trade show has been requested and well received by the walnut industry. Attendees come from all parts of the state and include Growers, PCAs, CCAs, Applicators, Handlers, and other Allied Professionals. Our goal at West Coast Nut is to bring the walnut industry together and offer a choice of topics that include educational credits from a variety of speakers while including timely topics of interest. Our one-day trade show offers continuing education units, an array of exhibits, and…Find out more »
This unique trade show has been requested and well received by the walnut industry. Attendees come from all parts of the state and include Growers, PCAs, CCAs, Applicators, Handlers, and other Allied Professionals. Our goal at West Coast Nut is to bring the walnut industry together and offer a choice of topics that include educational credits from a variety of speakers while including timely topics of interest. Our one-day trade show offers continuing education units, an array of exhibits, and an industry tri-tip lunch.Find out more »
Cashew as a raw nut and kernel moves through various countries and continents with business being done from a distance, with limited opportunity to meet and discuss business. Cashew related conference/exhibitions happen with focus limited to a country, a promotion board/association or limited to certain issues/topics only. There are global conferences/exhibitions happening in other nuts or even other commodities which offer a larger and global platform for discussion, networking & business tie-ups. WCC will be one such global platform for…Find out more »
Western Pecan Growers Association is a non-profit organization that was incorporated in 1966. The purpose of the association is to promote and encourage the production and marketing of pecans in the western region of the United States, as well as to provide education and research for the development and betterment of the pecan industry.
Western Pecan Growers annual conference and trade show takes place the beginning of March at the Hotel Encanto in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The conference offers an educational program that is focused on grower education and industry concerns, as well as a trade show that features machinery, equipment, and services for the pecan growing community.Find out more »
SNAXPO puts you directly in that sweet spot with the technology, products and industry partners that will spur your next big ideas—and the greater market share, profit margins and efficiencies that come with them.Find out more »
The International Peanut Forum is a key networking and conference event held every two years. It is an opportunity to meet with farmers, shellers, exporters, brokers, dealers, manufacturers, testing laboratories, equipment and other service suppliers and discuss issues impacting our industry. If you would like to promote your company/services to the world’s peanut industry, you might want to consider sponsoring, advertising or exhibiting at the 2018 IPF – the ONLY dedicated conference for the worldwide peanut industry.Find out more »
The ‘Comité Interprofessionnel de l’Anacarde du Burkina Faso (CIA - B), in collaboration with the African Cashew Alliance (ACA), is organizing a ‘Sahelian Cashew Forum from 21-22 June 2018 at the Centre Muraz in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. The forum is supported by the GIZ Competitive Cashew Initiative (ComCashew), SNV Netherlands Development Organization and Cadre Intégré Renforcé (CIR). Under the theme: “The Cashew Sector, what reforms are favorable for a better organized, dynamic and competitive market?”, this two day event will bring…Find out more »
2017 Conference Presentations
American Pecan Board
National Pecan Shellers Association
Optimized Diagnostics of Xylella fastidiosa in pecan, Angelyn Hilton
Pecan Fertilization, Larry Stein
Pecan Foliage Pests, Bill Ree
Pecan Fungicides and Pesticides, Monte Nesbitt
Pecan Grafting, George Ray McEachern
Pecan Nut Pests, Bill Ree
Pecan Screening Nursery for Cotton Root Rot Resistance, Larry Stein
Pecan Tree Crop Insurance, Nicole Gueck
Pecan Varieties, Pollination and Spacing, Monte Nesbitt
Phosphites - efficacy, residues, recommendations, Clive Bock
Soil and Water Requirement, Larry Stein
Soil-applied zinc for Pecans, even in the Southwest, Richard Heerema
This Market is Driving Us Nuts! Shelly Nutt
U.S. Pecan Growers Council at Work, Janice Dees
Varietal, Physiological & Climatic Effects on Pecans, Monte Nesbitt
2016 Conference Presentations
Common Foliage: Pests of Pecan, Bill Ree
Drones in Orchard Management, Kyle Snodgrass
Federal Marketing Order- Next Steps, Mike Adams
Feral Hog Management, Josh Helcel
History and Future of Glyphosate, Monte Nesbitt
Important pecan varieties for Texas, Larry Stein
Insecticides for Pecans, Bill Ree
Managing P and K, Mike Smith
NPSA - Pecan Promotion, Chef Summit, Vickie Mabry
Nut-Feeding Insect Management, Bill Ree
Pecan disease overview, Kimberly Cochran
Pecan Marketing Order, Jen Varela
Pecan Scab - Let's Talk About Sex, Nikki Charlton
Pecan Tree Nutrition and Fertilization, Monte Nesbitt
Pecan Tree Water Requirements, Larry Stein.pdf
Rapid Development of Young Pecan Trees, Monte Nesbitt
RMA - Options for Crop Insurance, Phyllis Johnston
Rootstock Cloning Breakthrough, Jennifer Randall
US Pecan Growers Council, Randy Hudson
2015 Conference Presentations
Pecans 2020, David Lawrence
Pecans, the Forgotten Nut, Skyler Bettencourt
How to do Business with China, Jack Huang
Mini Shortcourse Foliage & Insect Management, Ree
Mini Shortcourse New Orchard Requirements Design, Nesbitt
Mini Shortcourse Nut Feeding & Insect Management, Ree
Mini Shortcourse Pecan Orchard Floor Management, Stein
Mini Shortcourse Scab Management, Nesbitt
National Pecan Shellers Assn. Update, Vickie Mabry
Overcoming the Challenges of Cotton Root Rot with a Creening Nursery, Larry Stein
The South African Pecan Industry, LJ Grauke
USDA ARS Pecan Breeding Program Progress Report, LJ Grauke
Flowering - The Tree's Perspective, Bruce Wood
Mini Shortcourse, Harvest, Grading and Marketing, McEachern
Mini Shortcourse -2015 Late Season crop and water management, Stein
Ongoing IPM Projects and Concerns, Bill Ree
Zinc Nutrition, Monte Nesbitt
In order to promote a healthy and steady growth of global tree nut industry so as to better meet people’s increasing demand for better life, we sincerely invite you to China International Tree Nuts Conference 2018 from Aug 1st to 3rd, 2018 at International Convention and Exhibition Center in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China. The Conference aims at improving exchanges between domestic and international enterprises to promote a healthy and order development of the nuts industry. Experts from over 20 tree nuts producing countries…Find out more »
IHC2018 will provide a platform for scientists, technicians, students, consultants, engineers, extension agents, growers, industry, trade and consumer organizations, policy makers and other professionals having an interest in horticulture. IHC2018 will have a scientific program to allow a diffuse interaction among scientists as well as instutions. The symposia will have different formats tailored according to the topic. Additionally, there will be Colloqia and Workshops, ad hoc training sessions and technical tours. Technical tours will be accompanied by Turkish experts and…Find out more »
International Symposium on Nuts and Mediterranean Climate Fruits: Advances in Breeding and New Strategies of Horticultural Management for Sustainable Production
Deadline abstract submission November 20, 2017 Deadline fulltext submission May 15, 2018 Conveners Prof. Dr. Tiziano CarusoDepartment of Agricultural & Forest Science University of Palermo Viale delle Scienze, Edificio 4 ingresso H 90128 Palermo Italy(39) email@example.com Dr. Moshe A. FlaishmanDepartment of Fruit Trees Sciences ARO - The Volcani Center PO Box 6 50-250 Bet Dagan Israel(972)39683394(972)firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Louise Ferguson2037 Wickson Hall Plant Sciences Department Mail Stop II UC Davis 1 Shields Ave. Davis CA 95616 United States of America(1) 559…Find out more »
Kindly mark your calendar from 05th to 07th of October 2018 since Halong Bay – the World Natural Heritage by UNESCO and an iconic tourism destination of Vietnam is awaiting you for the 10th VINACAS Golden Cashew Rendezvous (GCR-2018), a National trade promotion programme of Vietnam organized by Vietnam Cashew Association (VINACAS) and supported by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam in relation with the Minister’s Decision No. 4838/QD-BCT dated December 27, 2017.Find out more »
The Yunnan Macadamia Industry Society is hosting the 8th International Macadamia Symposium in Lincang. For the first time, the event will take place in China between October 14 and 20, 2018. Delegates wil share knowledge and discuss on macadamia industry's present and future. Attendees ewill include scientists, expers, growers, processors and marketing professionals coming from 20 different macadamia producing and consuming countries from Australia, USA, Africa, South America and Asia.Find out more »
African Cashew Alliance is excited to announce that the upcoming ACA Annual Cashew Conference & Expo 2018 will take place in Côte d'Ivoire. More information will be coming to our website soon!Find out more »
Welcome to The 2018 Almond Conference! The Almond Conference, now in its 46th year, reached several notable milestones in 2017, including a record breaking 3,900 attendees and 270 exhibitors. As the largest event for almond industry professionals in the world, The Almond Conference is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to connect with the people, the science, the products, and the trends at the forefront of the global almond community. The Almond Conference provides an unparalleled platform for your company to showcase its…Find out more »