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Aug. 3: WSU hosts workshop on organic practices

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

WSU-Eggert-farm-tractor-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Learn about organic farming, composting and soil fertility at a Tilth Producers of Washington workshop 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at Washington State University’s Eggert Family Organic Farm in Pullman.

WSU researchers, graduate students and specialists will talk about biological soil improvements, compost teas and crop rotations with quinoa, among other topics.
The day includes a tour of the farm (http://css.wsu.edu/organicfarm/) and the WSU compost facility.

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The Eggert Family Organic Farm at WSU Pullman. (Photo by Seth Truscott, WSU CAHNRS)

To register, visit http://bit.ly/SoilsandCompost or phone 206-632-7506. Admission is $30 for members and students, $40 for non-members.

Eggert Farm is located on the east edge of the Pullman campus. A map is available at http://css.wsu.edu/organic
farm/map-to-the-farm/
.

Learn more about Tilth Producers of Washington at http://tilthproducers.org/.

 

Contact:
Bradley Jaeckel, WSU Eggert Family Organic Farm manager, 509-335-5893, jaeckel@wsu.edu

 

 

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