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Cultivating Success: Whole Farm Planning – Thurston County

June 11

$275

 

12-Week Whole Farm Planning Course

Washington State University Extension – Thurston County

June 11th – August 27th

Tuesday Evenings, 6-8:30pm

WSU Thurston County Extension Office

 

This quarter-long 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 small acreage 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.

 

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
  • Planning for profit

 

Registration required: Class held at Thurston Co. Extension Office: 3054 Carpenter Rd SE, Lacey, WA. To register call: 360-709-2020, orhttps://www.campusce.net/spscc/Course/Course.aspx. For questions regarding the course or registration call Stephen Bramwell: 360-790-9308, or email:bramwell@wsu.edu. Some additional course information can be found here:https://extension.wsu.edu/thurston/agriculture/cultivatingsuccess/.

 

Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs. Please contact us two weeks prior to the class. *A “plus 1” cost is available for family members or bus. partners.

 

 

Stephen G. Bramwell

County Director & Agriculture Faculty

Washington State University Thurston County Extension

3054 Carpenter Rd SE

Lacey, WA 98503

Web. http://extension.wsu.edu/thurston/

Email. bramwell@wsu.edu

Office. 360-867-2161

Cell. 360-790-9308

Organizers

WSU Food Systems
WSU Thurston County Extension

Venue

Thurston County Extension Office
3054 Carpenter Rd SE
Lacey, WA United States
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Phone:
360-867-2161
Website:
http://extension.wsu.edu/thurston/