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Commentary from Thurston County Extension Director on Regional Agriculture
From the Farmers Field Features

Read on for farmer-to-farmer insight, direct “from the farmers field”. Each column features a different farmer, and different farm type.

Award Winning Communications!

The Thurston County Ag Sounder Newsletter was the 2018 state winner of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) ‘Communications Award’, and a regional finalist at the NACAA national awards. Hoorah!


Newsletter links

July 2021 – Institutional Organic Farming Reprint: TPQ Summer 2014-DRAFT-cover

July 2021 – Real Food on the Farm; A Workshop Presenting Nutritionally Vital Foods That Promote Health and Healing (Reprint): Real Food on Farm Workshop

April 2021 – Extension Activities May 2021 Extension Activities April 2021

November 2020 – AgWorkshop_DEC_PressRelease

November 2020 – 12-1-20 Women Farmers Ranchers on the Rise Talk

October 2020 – Agri-Preneur Series Flyer Oct 2020

June 2020 – WSU Extension Thurston County Activities May 2020

June 2020-WSU Cherry Trial Report

May 2020 – Produce Safety contactsL&I Requirements, USDA Resource Matrix, Tilth Alliance Plant Sale, Feeding Livestock During a Disaster, Working with Livestock During COVID-19 

May 2020 – Hornet_AGHPreReview6Factsheet

April 2020-SBA News Release , Asian Giant Hornet Factsheet, PPP Overview, PPP Fact Sheet, PPP Application, SBA Seattle District Office Contacts.

August 2019 – VAPG Workshop Chehalis 2019

April 2019 – ElkHoofLegislativeBriefing032019

November 2018 – Exploring Commercial Cider and Perry Production: From orchard to glass

April 2017 – Tools for Farm Assessment – SARE tour summary

April 2017 – Policy tracker food-ag subject 17.04.05

April 2017 – WSDA water quality monitoring

May 2017 – South Sound Ag Producer Needs Assessment Final

July 2017 – Thurston farmland & vegetable processing

August 2017 – Bridging the Gaps Workshop

August 2017 – Food Processing Facility Feasibility Study ProjectSummary2 and ProjectNarrative