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May 2015 Farmland Preservation Newsletter now available

The May 2015 edition of the Farmland Preservation newsletter is now available.

The May edition includes an update from the 2015 legislative session, drought update, grants opportunities, farmland preservation funding, recent reports, farm resources, education opportunities, calendar items and much more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link:

May 2015 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov

February 2015 Farmland Preservation Newsletter now available

The February 2015 edition of the Farmland Preservation newsletter is now available.

The February edition includes information the 2015 legislative session underway, crop values, land values, meetings, recent reports, farm resources, education opportunities, grants, calendar items and much more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link:

February 2015 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov

January 2015 Farmland Preservation Newsletter now available

The January 2015 edition of the Farmland Preservation newsletter is now available.

The January edition includes information about the Office of Farmland Preservation’s Spanish version of the succession planning workbook for farmers and ranchers in Washington, 2015 legislature information, job opportunities, recent reports, farm resources, education opportunities, grants, calendar items and much more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link:

January 2015 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov

2014 Farmland Preservation in Washington Workshop presentations available!

The Washington State Conservation Commission Office of Farmland Preservation held a workshop on Thursday, December 11th at the Edmonds Conference Center aimed at bringing planners, farmland preservationists, and farmland mangement professionals together for a day of learning and conversation. Topics included Comprehensive Planning and Agriculture, Voluntary Stewardship Programs (VSP) and similar programs, and tools for protecting agricultural lands. Participants had the opportunity to engage speakers and attendants in an open discussion period following each presentation. Presentation materials were based on Washington State legal planning requirements and current approaches to farmland preservation and improving farmland use. Read more

October 2014 WA Farmland Preservation Newsletter now available

The October 2014 edition of the Farmland Preservation newsletter is now available.

The October edition includes information upcoming conferences and workshops, new farm bill programs, job opportunities, public comment opportunities, grants, calendar items and much more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link:

October 2014 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov

September 2014 Farmland Preservation Newsletter now available

The September 2014 edition of the Farmland Preservation newsletter is now available.

The September edition includes information about livestock handling, GMA updates, mixing technology with fruit pickers, new publications, updates, grant results, grant opportunities, calendar items and much more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link:

September 2014 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov

August 2014 Farmland Preservation Newsletter now available

The August 2014 edition of the Farmland Preservation newsletter is now available.

The August edition includes information about the newly expanded farm internship program, farmland values, pest management, workshops, educational opportunities, new studies, grant opportunities, calendar items and much more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link:

August 2014 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov

May 2014 Farmland Preservation Newsletter now available

The May 2014 edition of the Farmland Preservation Newsletter is now available.

The May edition includes information about the recently released Census of Ag data for Washington, a free marketing online course, videos, land use polices to promote farmers markets, land value reports, new studies, job opportunities, grant opportunities, calendar items and much more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link:

May 2014 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov

March 2014 Farmland Presevation Newsletter now available

The March 2014 edition of the Farmland Preservation Newsletter is now available.

The March edition includes information about bills of interest in the current state legislative session, 2012 WA Census of Ag numbers, scholarships, new studies, job opportunities grant opportunities, calendar items and much more.

Directly download the newsletter by clicking the following link:

March 2014 Farmland Preservation Newsletter (PDF)

As always, there is plenty more to browse and dates to note. If you have suggestions for newsletter content, drop a line to us at ofp@scc.wa.gov