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Small Farms Classes

Program Contact: Kellie Henwood, Regional Small Farms Program
(360) 379.5610 x 201 • kellie.henwood@wsu.edu

 

April

2-Day Intensive Goat Management Workshop

Mon-Tues April 23rd and 24th, 8:30am – 4:30pm, Port Hadlock and Chimacum

Pre-Registration Required. To register, visit goatintensive.brownpapertickets.com

The course is designed as a series and participants are encouraged to attend both days.

Topics include:

  • Goat Selection
  • Reproduction and Kidding
  • Nutrition and Pasture
  • Milking and Mastitis
  • Health and Disease

PLUS! Local farm visit on Tuesday afternoon with tour and demonstrations on following topics:
hoof trimming, injections, band, blood draws, tube feeding, restraints, breed selection, body condition.

Presenters:

Dr. Susan Kerr
Livestock and Dairy Extension Specialist
Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center

Gary Fredricks
Director, WSU-Cowlitz County Extension

Farm Visit with Nicole Witham, Owner, Olympic Run Ranch in Chimacum, WA

May

Advanced Soils, Cover Crops, and Optimizing Nitrogen

Tuesday May 8th

TWO LOCATIONS!

Sequim: 9am-12pm

Nash’s Barn Classroom, 4681 Sequim-Dungeness Way, Sequim, WA 98382

Bremerton: 3-5pm

WSU Kitsap County Extension, Room 406, 345 6th St., Bremerton, WA 98337

Pre-Register at soilsandnitrogen.brownpapertickets.com 

Farmers, gardeners, homesteaders and soil lovers are encouraged to attend. Learn more about how to optimize nitrogen management with organic amendments & soil building through cover cropping.

About the speaker:

Doug Collins is an Extension Faculty with WSUs Food Systems Program and an affiliate faculty with the WSU Department of Crop and Soil Sciences. His extension programs and research focus on soil quality and vegetable and fruit production for small farms. Doug has a Ph.D. in soil science from Washington State University, an M.S. in Plant Pathology from Montana State University, and a B.A. in biology from Colorado College.

Direct Marketing Techniques for Start Up Farms

Tuesday May 22nd, 6-9pm, Port Angeles (exact location TBD)

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Kellie Henwood
Regional Small Farms Coordinator

Clallam | Jefferson | Kitsap
kellie.henwood@wsu.edu 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.