WSU Extension Island County provides educational and networking assistance to production agriculturalists and small-acreage landowners involved with food & fiber production, animal husbandry, horticulture, floriculture, and forestry/woodlot management.
Registration is now open!
Sustainable Small Acreage Farming and Ranching
Learn how to apply successful whole farm management principles to your small farm operation. Evaluate your farm’s resources, develop marketing strategies, explore vegetable, flower or livestock production in a bilingual course with like minded students.
This class from the Cultivating Success™ program, connects students with the farmers and exposes you to real world situations through a community-based, experiential approach. Whether you are a community member wanting to learn the basics of farming/ranching or an experienced farmer/rancher wanting to try something new, Cultivating Success™ provides educational opportunities for you to be successful!
This course will be offered in both Skagit and Island County through in-class activities, guest lectures, video conference, and two additional field days. Course fee is $260 per farm.
Offered in collaboration with Skagit Valley College SAGE Program ENVAG170. Community participants will receive WSU Continuing Education Credits.
Classes are Thursday evenings from 6pm-8:30pm, September 27th through December 6th 2018
Two class locations are offered and will be connected through video-conferencing. Choose the location convenient for you:
WSU Skagit County Extension Office 11768 Westar Lane, Suite A Burlington, WA 98233
WSU Island County Extension Office 406 North Main Street, Coupeville WA 98239
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