Apr 13

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Posted on April 13, 2017 at 8:48 AM by Allan Warren

HayingLand available for lease – Forage production

The Pierce Conservation District seeks to provide a lease on approximately 29 acres for forage production/harvest. The land is located near the town of South Prairie at 13518 Pioneer Way East, Orting WA 98360. The District is seeking proposals which will be the basis for the award of a lease contract to holder of the winning proposal.

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Mar 01

Creative Thinking Leads to Reuse

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 3:59 PM by Allan Warren

container story pic (farm)One person’s trash is another person’s animal shelter, feed storage, and other beneficial uses all over the farm! In the spirit of foresight and environmental concern, Alaska Airlines decided to take over 200 shipping containers scheduled for disposal and, rather than simply ship them off or have them dismantled, donate them for public use.

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Mar 01

Forage Plant Establishment, Growth, and Management Practices Throughout the Year

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 2:27 PM by Allan Warren

Sidebar pg 8 (web)From Steve Fransen, Forage Agronomist, WSU Cooperative Extension

Let’s say you have a sick animal on your farm and the vet is called.  The vet makes a diagnosis, prescribes the appropriate medication and even administers the first dose with detailed instructions for you to follow for a complete recovery.  You are left to do the rest and bring the animal back to proper health. Are you willing to do the same thing for your pastures?

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