Upcoming Farm Events and Workshops

  1. April 15

    Fertilizing Pastures and Hay Fields with Manure and Organic Amendments Meeting your crop nutrient goals with manures and organic amendments while staying balanced can be tricky! Join us for this virtual workshop where we will cover how to correct nutrient deficiencies and how to develop a long-term plan for improving fertility and soil health in your pastures or hay fields.
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  2. April 29

    Tips for Buying Farmland Are you thinking of buying farmland? Join Thurston Conservation District and Natural Resource Conservation Service agency for a virtual workshop to learn how to assess soils, understanding regulations, and being aware of conservation programs can make this process easier.
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  3. May 11

    Backyard Stewardship Join our partners at Thurston Conservation District to learn about backyard stewardship! This online workshop will focus on practices around your yard that will help you be a good steward of our shared waters.
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  4. May 20

    Managing Noxious Weeds for Livestock Join our partners at Thurston Conservation District l to learn about local noxious weeds, their impacts on livestock, and safe and effective ways to control, remove, and dispose of these species.
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  5. May 25

    Pasture Management Farm Tour Join us to tour a 50 acre cattle, horse, and hay farm. We will be joined by NRCS Agronomist Marty Chaney, Gudrun Mahrt of Columbia River Carbonates, and sheep farmer and owner of Kiwi Fencing, Warrick Bryant to discuss increasing pasture forage production and decreasing weed competition. Learn how to assess pasture production, identify weeds and various control methods for them, determine fertilizer rates, and maximize forage outputs.
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​Recorded past farm events and workshops


Growing Your Farm: How To Develop Your Farm Property

Original Recording - March 16, 2021



Forage Management and Growing Alternative Fodders on Small Acreage, Part 2

Original Recording - March 9, 2021



Winter Mud and Manure Management


Original Recording - January 28, 2021



Preparing For A Successful Grazing Season


Original Recording - March 21, 2019



Growing Alternative Forage and Fodder Crops, Part 1


Original Recording - March 21, 2019



Grants For Farmers

Original Recording - November 27, 2019

Additional recordings of past Partner workshops



Getting Started with Pasture Management


Original Recording - June 30, 2020



Advanced Pasture Management


Original Recording - August 20, 2020


How to Begin Managing Your Livestock Manure


Original Recording - July 28, 2020



Addressing Mud Management and Heavy Use Areas


Original Recording - August 25, 2020



Soil Health Virtual Farm Showcase


Original Recording - August 20, 2020



Is Wholesaling Right For You?


Original Recording - March 18, 2020



Marketing Your Farm


Original Recording - December 22, 2020




Farm Resilience and COVID-19 in Washington

Original Recording - March 18, 2020