Compost Workshop for Farmers
June 12th, 9am-3pm
Sequim PUD Building, Lake Crescent Board Room, 9239, 104 Hooker Rd, Sequim, WA 98382
$40 per farm*
Afternoon farm visit and tour to Lazy J Tree Farm!
Join Andy Bary, WSU Puyallup Soil Scientist and Compost Researcher.
This workshop is for farmers or related businesses wanting to scale-up their compost operation.
Topics to be covered:
On farm composting and uses
Manure and pathogen management
Regulations and food safety
Compost facilities and EQIP cost share programs with Clallam Conservation District
If the cost of any WSU workshop is a financial burden, please contact Kellie Henwood, email@example.com or (360) 379-5610 ext. 201.
Managing a Small Poultry Flock
June 19th, 6-9pm
Sequim Transit Center, 90 W. Cedar Street, Sequim, WA
$10 per extra person
Choosing & Sourcing Your Birds
Care & Housing of Chicks
Care & Housing of Adult Birds
Safe Handling Practices & Biosecurity
Speakers will be covering laying hens, not meat bird care.
Stuart Boyle, Western Washington Poultry Farmers Cooperative
Lisa Van Horn, Peninsula Poultry Breeders
Vegetable and Pest Problems
July 17th, 9am-12pm
Council Chambers, Norm Dicks Government Building, 345 6th St
-Effective diagnostic techniques
-Interpreting symptoms and signs of disease
-General understanding of different pathogen groups
-Life cycles of common pests
-Life cycles of common diseases
This class is not intended to be an exhaustive analysis of all pests/diseases affecting every vegetable grown in the NW, but focused on training the grower to become a more effective diagnostician in the field. No plant pathology background or microscope required.
More info about the WSU Plant Diagnostic Laboratory
Jenny Glass, WSU Puyallup Plant Diagnostic Laboratory
August – Summer Orchard Management
September – Farm Tour
October – Agricultural Entrepreneurship and Farm Business Planning
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Email Kellie Henwood with you contact info indicating which county you live/farm in. We’d love to help you!
Regional Small Farms Coordinator
Clallam | Jefferson | Kitsap
firstname.lastname@example.org or (360) 379-5610 ext. 201
Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office or to the WSU Center for Human Rights. Persons with a disability requiring special accommodation can request accommodation 21 days before training at (360) 379-5610. If accommodation is not requested in advance, we cannot guarantee availability on-site.