The 2007 Alfalfa & Forage Symposium, hosted by the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Alfalfa Workgroup, will be held at the Portola Plaza Hotel and adjacent Monterey Convention Center in Monterey on Dec. 18-19. It will be preceded by a Dec. 17 tour to sites of agricultural and general interest. Check the symposium Web site at periodically for program updates and links to register for the symposium and hotel rooms. The Portola Plaza Web site is: The event technical contact is Dan Putnam, 530-752-8982 or, and the registration and publicity contact is Janice Corner, 530-752-7091 or