By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension EVERETT, Wash. – Accurate and up-to-date financial records are essential for successful farms and agricultural businesses. A workshop, “Farm Recordkeeping for Productivity and Profitability,” will be offered 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Washington State University Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium, 600 128th St. SE, in Everett.
RITZVILLE, Wash. – Get to “Know Your Food” and enjoy a lunch featuring local ingredients and Ferdinand’s ice cream during a fun afternoon on the farm hosted by Washington State University Lincoln-Adams County Extension.
By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Free, voluntary, on-farm assessments will continue through March to help beef cow-calf producers across the state reduce the risk a deadly respiratory disease poses to their herds.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Participants will dig into quality, hands-on learning at a “Practical Soil Health for Farmers” workshop 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at Washington State University’s Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center, 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon.
by Brian Charles Clark, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN – An international team of scientists from Italy, France, New Zealand, Belgium and the USA have published a draft sequence of the domestic apple genome in the current issue of Nature Genetics. The availability of a genome sequence for the apple will […]
PULLMAN – Washington State University, in partnership with several national agricultural and food organizations, is hosting a one-day, workshop on the preparation and management of competitively awarded, systems-based grant applications. The event will be held 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 8. Partnering with WSU are the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program (SARE), the […]
Andy Bary, a researcher at the WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center, addresses a crowd of people enrolled in a workshop on raising chickens in Tacoma. (Photo by Chris Benedict, WSU Pierce County Extension) TACOMA — Probably fewer than 100 people in Tacoma raise chickens for eggs, guesses Chris Benedict, WSU Pierce County Extension educator, […]
PUYALLUP – Walk through an early spring organic orchard and learn effective marketing techniques for a variety of fruit. Dennis and Nancy Nicholson will share their expertise in direct marketing and running an on-site seasonal fruit stand which features their pears, apples, cherries, peaches, raspberries, grapes and preserves along with neighboring farms’ fruit. The Nicholsons […]
PUYALLUP — This fall local farmers and those interested in becoming farmers have an opportunity to learn about new farming models. Selected county extension offices in Washington and Idaho are now taking registrations for a weekly course titled Sustainable Small Farming and Ranching. This evening course is part of an expanding series developed by […]