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Two earn honors for family food health, education

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BURLINGTON, Wash. – Diane Smith and Susie Craig, Washington State University Extension, each earned regional awards recently from a national association for meeting family and community food health and education needs. » More …

Statewide fall courses cultivate farmer success

LettucePULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Extension’s Cultivating Success courses are designed to make starting and maintaining a farm business easier. The courses are offered regularly in counties across the state and can be taken in any order. Registration is open for fall courses. » More …

Market sale set, donations taken after fires halt county fair

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

REPUBLIC, Wash. – In her two decades as a 4-H leader in Ferry County, Kari Neal has never seen a fire season like this. Even in 1988, with the White Mountain fire raging on nearby Sherman Pass, the Ferry County Fair went on as usual. » More …

June 3: Author Bill Thorness talks about cool season gardening

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

ThornessEVERETT, Wash. – Seattle writer and gardener Bill Thorness will share tips, tricks and techniques for extending the growing season 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, at Washington State University Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. » More …

April 7-10: WSU hosts National Extension Energy Summit

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By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension

SEATTLE – National speakers and urban and farm tours will be part of the National Extension Energy Summit for extension professionals and clean energy advocates April 7-10 in Seattle. Topics covered will include sustainable and renewable energy, home and farm energy efficiency and biomass energy programs. » More …