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Sustainable Ag conference Jan. 23

Jan 9th, 2013 | Category: News

LYNDEN – Registration is open for the Northwest Washington Sustainable Agriculture Conference on Jan. 23 at the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, in Lynden. This daylong event will feature seminars on topics relevant to sustainable and organic producers. An opening general session will cover market trends and business management. Two parallel livestock and crop tracks will fill the remainder of the agenda and will feature seasoned farmers, researchers, and extension specialists. Topics include: plant disease identification and management, weed management, cover cropping strategies, pasture management, poultry production, composting and more. A limited number of partial scholarships are available for Whatcom County farmers through funding from the Community Food Coop’s Farm Fund.  Early registration due by Jan. 15. To register, or for more information, visit http://whatcom.wsu.edu/ag/edu/susagconf, or contact Colleen Burrows, Agriculture Special Projects Coordinator, WSU Whatcom County Extension, at (360) 676-6736 ext. 22.

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