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Growing Sweet Potatoes in Western Washington

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join WSU Regional Small Farms for the next online Sweetpotato educational class. If you missed out last year, here’s another chance to learn the basics of growing sweetpotatoes in the maritime climate of western Washington. Although sweetpotatoes are more commonly grown in the southern United States, they can grow well here.

  • Learn basic requirements for growing sweetpotatoes, and techniques that will help create a better microclimate for them.
  • Find out what varieties of sweetpotatoes local farms have tried, and which are the best to grow if you have wireworms on your farm.
  • We’ll cover the basics from propagating planting slips to harvesting and curing the crop.

Registration Details
Date: April 18th, 2024, 6pm – 7pm
Location: Online event!
Audience: Farmers, Homesteaders and Producers
Registration link: You must register to receive the Zoom link for the class.

This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number 2022-38640-37490 through the Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program under project number SW23-951. USDA is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 
WSU Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local WSU Extension office. Reasonable accommodation will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Laurel Moulton ( / 360-565-2679) at least two weeks prior to the event. 


April 18
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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