Important meetings, trade shows, field days and conferences for those involved in Southwest agriculture. To list your organization’s special event in the Southwest Farm Press Calendar of Events, e-mail details, including contact person, phone number, etc., to: Ron Smith,

Oct. 28-- A fall sugarcane aphid field day scheduled Oct. 28 from 8:30 to 10:30 at the Hoblitzelle Auditorium on the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center in Weslaco.For questions or more information, contact Danielle Sekula Ortiz- IPM Agent or Raul Villanueva- Extension Entomologist at 956-968-5581. Or contact local county agents for more info: Brad Cowan, Hidalgo County; Enrique Perez, Cameron County; and Omar Gonzales, Willacy County.

Oct. 31-- The annual Rural Economic Outlook Conference will be held Friday, Oct. 31, on the campus of Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.