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Nov. 17 deadline for ag waste, environment abstracts
September 30, 2014

By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

waste-logo-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A national conference addressing the effects of manure from agricultural operations on water, air, soil and climate is calling for abstracts. “Waste to Worth” will take place March 31–April 3 in Seattle. The deadline for abstracts is Nov. 17.

July 11: Youth livestock focus is on quality assurance
May 27, 2014

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

youth-livestock-100BREMERTON, Wash. – A day-long course for youth will help them raise livestock that meets the standards set forth in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s quality assurance program. The training will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, July 11, at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 Fairgrounds Rd., Bremerton, Wash.

July 10, 11: WSU hosts farm-to-table livestock courses
May 27, 2014

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

livestock-200EPHRATA, Wash. – Sustainable farm-to-table livestock production lets small farms raise meat for family, friends and income while using land effectively and minimizing environmental impact. Washington State University will offer day-long courses in sustainable beef, pork, poultry, lamb and goat production July 10 and 11 at Castle Rock and Bremerton, Wash.