“Living on the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages” 12-Week Class
November 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 8, 2020
“Living on the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages,” a multi-week online course held on Tuesdays from Sept. 22 to Dec. 8, will not only bring in local experts to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage land stewards. This year, participants will have the opportunity to learn from experts statewide, as this course will be fully online. Local experts will give advice on pasture management, controlling weeds, wildlife, soil health, well and septic maintenance, and more. Statewide presenters will cover topics, including: sustainability concepts, whole farm planning, evaluating resources, enterprise assessment, marketing and business strategies, farm production practices, ecological soil management, integrated pest and weed management, livestock considerations, intensive livestock management, and equipment/facilities considerations.
The program is hosted by WSU Extension, WSU Clark County Extension, and supported by Clark County Public Works Clean Water Program. Classes run for 12 weeks, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays Sept. 22 through Dec. 8. Classes will be held fully online and registration is required. The cost is $35 per person or $50 per household/farm (up to two registrants). To register and find more information on Whole Farm Planning – Living on the Land visit the WSU Extension’s website at http://go.wsu.edu/smallacreage or contact Teresa at Teresa.Koper@wsu.edu and 564-397-5729.