Agriculture, Water & Natural Resources

fields before harvestKing County has strong historical agricultural roots and has blossomed today into a vibrant and healthy part of the economy. With deep, fertile soils and a maritime climate the County’s agricultural sector is set for future expansion to meet the growing demand for locally grown agricultural products.

Washington State University Extension King County Agriculture Program is involved in educational support and field-based research to improve the sustainability of county commercial producers.

View the Cultivating Success home page for information about upcoming course offerings for new farmers and ranchers.

If you have further questions, please feel free to contact our office.

Puget Sound Forest Stewardship Program

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This program is dedicated to providing educational resources and technical assistance to help forest landowners make sound management decisions and achieve their forest ownership goals. Classes and workshops are offered throughout the year, bringing in experts from around the state to talk about a variety of forestry topics. Click here for more information about this program.

Water Quality Training Curriculum

Training Environmental Stewards from Mountains to Ocean: The purpose of this curriculum is to provide a coordinated approach for training volunteers about preserving water quality and quantity across a diversity of land uses, particularly those that you would experience when traveling from the ridge of the Cascade Mountains to the shores of Puget Sound and the Pacific Ocean. Click here for detailed information about this curriculum.

Washington’s Water

Whether you’re a homeowner, farmer, citizen scientist, or simply enjoy life-long learning, at WSU’s Washington’s Water website you’ll find WSU publicationstraining opportunitiespartner informationresearch and programs and timely news on important water-related issues. WSU Extension, in partnership with WSU’s world class researchers, brings you this wealth of water-related information on many aspects of fresh and salt water in Washington state.