Up to 900 people are expected to attend the 2002 Western Alfalfa and Forage Conference, set for Dec. 11-13 in Reno, NV.

The event will begin with a Dec. 11 tour of Nevada agricultural sites, followed by two days of presentations. Topics will include industry trends, economics, water politics, pest control, varieties, irrigation, big bales, alfalfa marketing and forage testing.

For more information, contact Dan Putnam, University of California, at 530-752-8982 or dhputnam@ucdavis.edu; or Glenn Shewmaker, University of Idaho, at 208-736-3608 or gshew@uidaho.edu.