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Farm investigation series continues

This Saturday at grange hall

The Mid-Columbia Farm Enterprise Investigation Series continues on Jan. 23 at the Mountain View Grange Hall, 1085 Main Street in White Salmon, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This seven-part program that began in Nov. 2009 is designed for experienced agricultural producers interested in changing, adding or expanding their enterprise(s) as well as new landowners interested in investigating agricultural production options for their property.

The topics for the Jan. 23 program will be Enterprise Budgets, Financial Viablity and Tools for Whole Farm Success.

The workshop on Feb. 6 will focus on Sustainable Crop Production, Irrigation and Legal Water Issues; Feb. 13 workshops will cover Sustainable Animal Production and Grazing Management.

All classes start at 9 a.m. and conclude 3 p.m. with a noon lunch break on your own.

Pre-registration is required. To register or for more information, please contact Tim Shatraw at 773-5817 or at

Cost per workshop is $10 per family or $5 per person.

This program is sponsored by the Western Center for Risk Management Education, WSU Extension-Klickitat and Skamania counties and the OSU Wasco County Extension Service.


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