1. Upcoming Events
  1. Fri, August 28

    Agriculture Roundtable Breakfast Club Each month, the AgCOI coordinator, the WSU Extension Pierce County Director and the Pierce County Ag Program Manager will be having breakfast in the delicious Orting Bakery. If you are an existing farmer, or even just following an interest, join us over a cup of coffee to talk about any specific issues that you would like help to resolve on your farm. We may not be able to solve the problem here, but you will have our undivided attention, and we can work together as a team to come up with a pl…
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  2. Tue, September 1

    Edible Garden Series - Puyallup Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table. Classes are taught by educators from Pierce County Public Works and Utilities, Harvest Pierce County (a program of the Pierce Conservation District) and Divine Earth Gardening Project.
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  3. Wed, September 2

    Horse Farm Tour Visit this 10 acre horse farm that has recently been put up for sale. During her five years there, the landowner cross-fenced and improved the pastures, created heavy use areas by the barn with gravel footing material and a drain that directs water around the barn and into the pastures, and a manure storage structure in which to compost the horse’s manure before applying it on the pastures in the spring and fall. Along with touring the farm, we will also discuss what to look for and avoid when p…
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  1. Thu, September 3

    Regular Board Meeting Regular Board Meeting
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  2. Wed, September 9

    Edible Garden Series - Lakewood Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table. Classes are taught by educators from Pierce County Public Works and Utilities, Harvest Pierce County (a program of the Pierce Conservation District) and Divine Earth Gardening Project.
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  3. Thu, September 10

    Hay Field Renovation Tour Visit a farm with a 12 acre hay field that was renovated in the fall of 2013. Learn why the landowner chose to renovate, the steps taken to work the ground, the amendments used as directed by a free district soil sample analysis, and the follow-up weed control done in the spring of 2014. Learn the pros and cons of renovation and how to do it right to get the results you want.
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