By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, 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.
Doug Collins, an educator for WSU Puyallup County Extension’s Small Farms Program, plans to increase the program’s outreach as a new member of the Tilth Producers of Washington’s board of directors.
Collins’ programs and research focus on soil quality and fruit and vegetable production for small and organic farms. Next year will be his first year on the board.
“This is a big deal both for me and WSU Extension program because partnering with (the Tilth Producers) helps us do a better job reaching farmers through community-based organizations,” Collins said.
Collins has been a member of Tilth Producers of Washington since 2000 and serves … » More …