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Cultivating Success: New class at WSU for farmers, ranchers

Sep 12th, 2010 | Category: News

WHATCOM – The WSU Whatcom County Extension is offering a new 11-week class to local residents that provides an overview of potential small acreage farming and ranching enterprises and production systems. Topics covered include sustainable farming practices, whole farm planning, direct marketing, integrated pest management, soil management, and more. The course includes classroom lectures, guest speakers from farmers and industry experts as well as farm tours. Participants are able to make connections with successful sustainable farmers and community resource people. The class meets Tuesdays from 6-9 p.m. starting Sept. 21 through Nov. 30 (plus 2-3 weekend farm visits) at the WSU Whatcom County Extension office at 1000 N. Forest Street in Bellingham. The cost is $250 per person/family/farm and includes course materials. Scholarships are available. To register, or for more information, contact Colleen Burrows at cburrows@wsu.edu or (360) 676-6736, or visit whatcom.wsu.edu/CultivatingSuccess/.

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