Agriculture has dominated Garfield County’s economy with farms occupying two-thirds of the county. Wheat is the main crop, though other grains such as barley and bluegrass are also grown.
Warm Weather Puts Crops Ahead of Schedule
To help farmers with early crop development, AgWeatherNet offers email alerts for frosts and other adverse weather. It can also help growers schedule irrigation and use water more effectively.
To sign up for AgWeatherNet alerts, click here to start an account.
WSU Extension agents are available to answer questions about winter weather and agriculture. Learn more >
New Drought Website
The new drought website shares timely updates and a wealth of water conservation information to help farmers deal with a dry year. Farmers can find research based publications, drought updates, useful links and news on drought-related issues.
Visit the drought website >