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