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Upcoming Events

September 4, 2014

Grape Fieldman’s Breakfast

Join us the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 a.m.
Café Villa ~ 602  7th Street ~ Prosser, WA

Grape Fieldman’s Breakfast: A gathering of growers, consultants, and scientists to share information and ideas.

2014 Schedule

March 6, 2014

Enrique Proano, a graduate student with Dr. Joan Davenport, will discuss if soil is the root of Concord replant disorder.

April 3, 2014

Hemant Gohil, Viticulture Tech Transfer Specialist at WSU-IAREC, will discuss how soil moisture or lack of will affect bud break and early season growth.

May 1, 2014

Brittany Komm, a WSU graduate student with Dr. Michelle Moyer, will present research results testing the impact of early season leaf removal upon diseases and canopy.

June 5, 2014

Hemant Gohil, a technology transfer specialist at WSU-IAREC, will discuss the evaluation of machine-applied heat to ‘Syrah’ and ‘Merlot’.

July 3, 2014

CANCELLED

August 7, 2014

Dr. Michelle Moyer and Jensena Newhouse with WSU-IAREC will discuss the efficacy of biopesticide trials to control grapevine powdery mildew.

September 4, 2014

Lynn Mills with WSU-IAREC will discuss if crop load affects cold hardiness and the WSU cold hardiness program.

October

CANCELLED DUE TO HARVEST

November 6, 2014

Katie Buckley, a WSU graduate student with Dr. David James, will discuss methods for native habitat restoration to attract beneficial insects into vineyards.

 

 

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Anyone attending this program that requires auxiliary aids or other services,  please contact Gwen Hoheisel at 509-786-5609 or by email at ghoheisel@wsu.edu .Cooperating agencies:  Washington State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Benton County

Start: September 4, 2014 7:30 am
End: September 4, 2014 9:00 am
Venue: Cafe Villa
Address:
602 7th Street, Prosser, 99350, United States

September 13, 2014

Fiber Tour

FIBER TOUR
On Saturday & Sunday, September 13th & 14th, 5 fiber farms will host spinning, weaving, roving and plant dye demonstrations. In addition, local fiber artists will have many goods for sale. 10am to 4pma48f63539aa7cd040a39913c360018bc

For more information about the Fiber Tour and participating farms, visit here

Start: September 13, 2014 10:00 am
End: September 13, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Jefferson County
Address:
WA, 98368, United States

September 14, 2014

Farm & Fiber Tour

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Start: September 14, 2014 10:00 am
End: September 14, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Jefferson County
Address:
WA, 98368, United States

September 15, 2014 – January 12, 2015

Quilcene Veggie Gardening Classes

Header Healthy PlantsQUILCENE VEGGIE GARDENING CLASSES

Every Monday at Noon

MGs, Juanita Thomas and Anita McCue invite everyone to join in on their vegetable gardening classes.  These classes take place every Monday at noon until late September!  Head on over to learn some new vegetable gardening tips!

Location: Corner of 101 and Old Church Road, Quilcene (meet at the church)

MG Hours: 1/education; demonstration garden hours can be accrued if you help them prepare the gardens and/or organize lectures.

mastergardenerjefferson@gmail.com

360.379.5610 x 210

Start: September 15, 2014 12:00 pm
End: January 12, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: Zee Coffee House
Phone: 3607650562
Address:
71 Old Church Road, Quilcene, WA, 98376, United States

September 19, 2014

Cider & Perry Orcharding Classes

The Northwest Agriculture Business Center is hosting a new class series on Orcharding in Western Washington. Whether you grow apples, pears or other tree fruit you know that Western Washington has unique orchard management issues. The 3-4 part series takes the orchardist in depth by season, with current strategies presented by industry professionals and educators. 
 
Where:  Skagit Valley Gardens, 18923 Peter Johnson Road, Mount Vernon 98273 (US).
Date: Jan 14, 2014 –  Sep 19, 2014
Time: 08:30am –  04:30pm
Course Includes:
> Enterprise Feasibility January 14, 2014
> Winter Orcharding February 13, 2014
> Late Spring/Summer Orcharding May 17, 2014
> Fall Orcharding September 19, 2014
 
 
For more information please contact:
Karen Mauden
Account Manager, NABC
Mobile Phone: 425-466-8722
Home office Fax: 425-209-4138
Start: September 19, 2014 8:30 am
End: September 19, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Skagit Valley Gardens
Phone: 425.466.8722
Address:
18923 Peter Johnson Road, Mount Vernon, WA, 98273, United States

September 22, 2014 – January 19, 2015

Quilcene Veggie Gardening Classes

Header Healthy PlantsQUILCENE VEGGIE GARDENING CLASSES

Every Monday at Noon

MGs, Juanita Thomas and Anita McCue invite everyone to join in on their vegetable gardening classes.  These classes take place every Monday at noon until late September!  Head on over to learn some new vegetable gardening tips!

Location: Corner of 101 and Old Church Road, Quilcene (meet at the church)

MG Hours: 1/education; demonstration garden hours can be accrued if you help them prepare the gardens and/or organize lectures.

mastergardenerjefferson@gmail.com

360.379.5610 x 210

Start: September 22, 2014 12:00 pm
End: January 19, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: Zee Coffee House
Phone: 3607650562
Address:
71 Old Church Road, Quilcene, WA, 98376, United States

September 23, 2014 – December 9, 2014

Sustainable Small-Scale Farming & Ranching 12-week course

During the course, participants are guided in developing a business plan they can use to help finance and guide a new enterprise or expand an existing farm-based business.

Start: September 23, 2014 6:00 pm
End: December 9, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: WSU Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium
Phone: (425) 338-2400
Address:
600 – 128th St SE, Everett, WA, 98208, United States
Cost: 275.00

September 28, 2014

Farmstead Cheese Making

81137ccb-2c82-47b6-ad33-9a335bf54940Farmstead Cheese Making Class

Explore and learn about Farmstead Cheese Making.  Participants will work in the entire process from milk to cheese.  Basics in dairy animal management, hand milking and fresh cheese making techniques will be taught in a hands-on manner.  All students will leave with their own home made cheese.

September 28th  :: Marrowstone Island, Wa. :: 9 am- 4 pm :: Ages-Adult :: $90+$15 material fee :: Instructor Rachael VanLaanen ::CedarRoot Folk School

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Start: September 28, 2014 9:00 am
End: September 28, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: CedarRoot Folk School
Address:
7082 Flagler Road, Nordland, WA, 98358, United States
Cost: 105

September 29, 2014 – January 26, 2015

Quilcene Veggie Gardening Classes

Header Healthy PlantsQUILCENE VEGGIE GARDENING CLASSES

Every Monday at Noon

MGs, Juanita Thomas and Anita McCue invite everyone to join in on their vegetable gardening classes.  These classes take place every Monday at noon until late September!  Head on over to learn some new vegetable gardening tips!

Location: Corner of 101 and Old Church Road, Quilcene (meet at the church)

MG Hours: 1/education; demonstration garden hours can be accrued if you help them prepare the gardens and/or organize lectures.

mastergardenerjefferson@gmail.com

360.379.5610 x 210

Start: September 29, 2014 12:00 pm
End: January 26, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: Zee Coffee House
Phone: 3607650562
Address:
71 Old Church Road, Quilcene, WA, 98376, United States

October 10, 2014

Master Gardener David Deardorff Plant Diagnosics

Save the Date!

David Deardorff is coming to Skagit County for a Master Gardener Advanced Diagnostics workshop, Friday, October 10, 2014, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, at WSU-NWREC, Sakuma Auditorium, 16650 Washington 536, Mt Vernon WA 98273. For more information, a place to ask questions about the event, and to order tickets, visitwww.brownpapertickets.com, What’s Wrong With My Plant.

Start: October 10, 2014 8:30 am
End: October 10, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: WSU NWREC
Address:
16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon, WA, 98273, United States
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