Skagit County

New guides from Extension: Irrigated agriculture in Spokane, Skagit counties

Each month, experts at Washington State University publish new and revised guides aiding farmers and communities across the Northwest. The latest guides include: Overview of Irrigated Agriculture in Spokane County (TB87E) Irrigation plays an essential…

Irrigation system

Register Now for 2012 Country Living Expo, Cattlemen’s Winterschool on Jan. 28

BURLINGTON, Wash.—The 2012 Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool, planned from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, will offer something for everyone interested in the finer points of living in rural areas, with more than 160 classes to choose from. The event will be held at Stanwood High School, 7400 272nd St. NW […]

WSU NWREC Receives Funding for Expansion/Research

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — Citing the importance of agriculture to Skagit County and their specific charge to encourage economic development, Port of Skagit County commissioners today committed a quarter million dollars to Washington State University’s Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center. The funds will support research being conducted at the center as well as the […]