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Whole Farm Planning New Farmer Training Course
November 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 12 times
Whole Farm Planning
This 12-week class will provide practical information about whole farm planning, ecologically-based and 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, and classroom instruction. Students will develop a whole-farm plan during the class.
12 classes: $295; additional family member $50; full scholarships for military veterans, contact Sierra Smith for details. firstname.lastname@example.org
Sustainability Topics Covered Include
- Sustainability Concepts
- Whole Farm Planning
- Resource Evaluation
- Direct Marketing
- Enterprise Assessment
- Sustainable Crop Production
- Ecological Soils Management
- Integrated Pest & Weed Management
- Livestock & Poultry management
- Planning for value-added food processing & food safety
- Enterprise Budgeting
Class held at Thurston Co. Extension Office: 3054 Carpenter Rd SE, Lacey, WA or remotely based on COVID-19 restrictions. To register call: 360-709-2020, or https://www.campusce.net/spscc/Course/Course.aspx?c=2784. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs. Please contact us two weeks prior to the class.
12 classes: $295; additional family member $50; full scholarships for military veterans, Contact Sierra Smith for details. email@example.com
November 2nd – February 10th
Wednesday Evenings, 6-8:30pm
No classes 11/25, 12/23, 12/30