Rural Economic Development

Soil Testing, Raising New Farmers, Upcoming Events

Soil Testing Guide for Vegetable Farmers Published by WSU WSU Extension Publications has just released “Soil Testing: A Guide for Farms with Diverse Vegetable Crops.” The new fact sheet presents a comprehensive, yet affordable, procedure for implementing an annual soil-testing program for farms with diverse vegetable crops. The reader will learn when to sample, where […]

NEA ‘Our Town’ grant to Uniontown for development, design

UNIONTOWN, Wash. – The National Endowment for the Arts recently announced the award of 80 Our Town grants to communities in 44 states for work on “creative place making.” The Uniontown Community Development Association is one of the grantees and will be working to enhance the identity of Uniontown as a center of creativity.

WSU Extension Partners with USDA Rural Development and Others to Provide Technical Assistance for Rural Economic Development through National Program

KIRKLAND, Wash.—Washington State University Extension and two multi-county regions in rural Washington and Oregon will participate in a national initiative to help rural American communities develop economic opportunities specific to their regions. The selected regions are the Tri-County Economic Development District, which includes Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties; and the Mid-Columbia Economic Development District, […]