Mar 01

Creative Thinking Leads to Reuse

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 3:59 PM by Allan Warren

container story pic (farm)One person’s trash is another person’s animal shelter, feed storage, and other beneficial uses all over the farm! In the spirit of foresight and environmental concern, Alaska Airlines decided to take over 200 shipping containers scheduled for disposal and, rather than simply ship them off or have them dismantled, donate them for public use.

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Mar 01

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

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 2:27 PM by Allan Warren

Sidebar pg 8 (web)From Steve Fransen, Forage Agronomist, WSU Cooperative Extension

Let’s say you have a sick animal on your farm and the vet is called.  The vet makes a diagnosis, prescribes the appropriate medication and even administers the first dose with detailed instructions for you to follow for a complete recovery.  You are left to do the rest and bring the animal back to proper health. Are you willing to do the same thing for your pastures?

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Jun 14

Annual Native Plant Sale Recap

Posted on June 14, 2016 at 8:27 AM by Allan Warren

Plant Sale (web)26,740 plants sold to 582 Pre-Sale (169 more than last year), and Numerous Walk-Up Sale Customers
A hearty thank you to native plant enthusiasts who care about enhancing our area’s landscape for the benefit of its citizens and wildlife. And a heartfelt thank you to the 32 wonderful volunteers who helped make the plant sale possible- we couldn’t do it without you!

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