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Sustainable Small Farming and Ranching

September 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 7, 2017


Sustainable Small Farming and Ranching

Is Small Farming Right For You?

This 11-week course gives participants a broad overview of production and marketing options for today’s small farm. Whether you are just exploring the opportunities available or already have an existing operation, you’ll learn what it takes to create, sustain, and grow a viable small farm enterprise. The following topics will be covered:

  • Sustainable Crop Production
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Weed Management
  • Equipment and Facilities
  • Direct Marketing Strategies
  • Whole Farm Plan
  • Sustainable Livestock and Poultry
  • And more

We’ll be using video technology to simulcast the course between two locations so students can participate closer to home. The main classroom is WSU Extension Skagit County Office 11768 Westar Lane, Suite A Burlington, WA 98233, and the second classroom is WSU Extension Island County Office 406 N. Main St. Coupeville, WA 98239.

Class size is limited and pre-paid registration is required. This course is taught in collaboration with Skagit Valley College ENVAG 270. For more information and to register call 360.428.4270 ext. 223 or go to

The course will be offered in English with Spanish language interpretation provided. Extension programs and policies are available to all without discrimination. To request disability accommodations contact us at least ten days in advance.

Is Small Farming Right For You – trifold



September 21, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Loren Imes
loren.imes (at)


WSU Extension Training Room
406 N. Main Street
Coupeville, WA 98239 United States
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