Watch our new Working Buffers video to understand how planting trees and shrubs on your property can make a difference in soil health, water quality and habitat for birds and wildlife.Read More
We are so thankful to the 20 horse folks that came to our Horsekeeping in the Winter Wet farm tour.
Funding is currently available for certain projects in the Lower Stillaguamish PIC Project area. Even if you don't live in this area, please contact Michael Hipp at 425-377-7019 for advice and/or a free site visit to help you manage mud and manure for your sanity, your horses' health, and the health of the environment around you.Read More
Today we understand the importance of preserving habitat for other species and how those can actually benefit livestock on the range. One of the most prominent species in need of habitat preservation in our region is salmon.Read More
Being fortunate enough to live in the Maritime Pacific Northwest surrounded by the Salish Sea is something that many of us cherish. Our unique marine environment offers habitat to an abundance of marine and terrestrial flora and fauna that support our lifestyles and cultural heritage. However, balancing land use with protecting our natural heritage can be challenging, especially when you own livestock.Read More
After reviewing the performance of the Manure Spreader Program for the 2017 season some proposals were put forward and were accepted by the Snohomish Conservation District (SCD) Board of Supervisors for the 2018 season. Read more about those changes.Read More
On Saturday, March 24, at the Camano Lutheran Church, 33 people from the Livingston Watershed on Camano Island and the surrounding area enjoyed a three hour workshop on pasture management and how unhealthy pastures affect the health and well being of horses.Read More
Here's an update on the graduates from the 2017 winter class of the Cultivating Success 8-week New Farmer/Rancher Course, and the 2018 spring class of the Cultivating Success 10-week Ag Business Entrepreneurship Course.
Photo: WSU Cultivating Success Ag Business Entrepreneurship ClassRead More
In Washington, there are 14 counties with a Young Farmers and Ranchers chapter. On Saturday, March 10th, at the historical Swiss Hall in the heart of the Tualco Valley near Monroe, the Snohomish County chapter kicked off their inaugural meeting.Read More