Oct 31

Help Us Welcome Our New Farm Planner!

Posted on October 31, 2017 at 11:58 AM by Allan Warren

Alison full Our new Crop Farm Specialist, Alison Nichols, is a local hazelnut farmer with a history of traveling the world. Ali is available to assist crop farm operators in planning and applying natural resource conservation practices and facilitate workshops and technical support around topics relevant to farmers in Pierce County.

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Aug 31

Renewable Energy Grants Due in October!

Posted on August 31, 2017 at 9:19 AM by Allan Warren

Photo for pg 9As the cost of energy inputs continues to rise, Washington’s farmers and rural small businesses are looking to renewable energy and energy efficiency to meet their operational needs. If you have a solar, solar thermal, biomass, or energy conservation project in mind, Pierce Conservation District can help!

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Aug 31

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

Posted on August 31, 2017 at 9:01 AM by Allan Warren

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The forage/pasture cycle begins in the fall, generally in September, with new grass root and seed head tiller initiation. This is where our story begins...

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