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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Cultivating Success

Program Contact: Stephen Bramwell
(360) 867-2161 •

Next class will be November 4th, 2020 РFebruary 10th, 2021. Contact Sierra Smith for more information. Wednesday evenings, 6-8:30pm. No classes 11/25, 12/23, 12/30.

Course information is available here:

This 12-week class will provide practical information about whole farm planning, ecologically-based, diversified production systems, and alternative marketing techniques. Gain knowledge of the practical aspects of sustainable production systems for a wide variety of enterprises. The course involves guest lectures from local farmers, field trips, as well as distance learning instruction. Students will develop a whole-farm plan during the class.

Class Location

The class will meet virtually.


Course attendees can register for the November start class by clicking here:

All veterans that sign up for the course will receive a full scholarship through the WA Veteran Farmer Coalition. Contact Sierra Smith at WSU for details.

You can also register over the phone, 360-709-2020, or in person at the SPSCC Lacey Campus.[/textblock][/column]

The 2017 Whole Farm Planning class on a field trip to Kirsop Farm to learn about pastured poultry, raising sheep and growing grain for feed. Thanks Wendy Clark for the great field walk!