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New MPPU Processing Equipment Soon To Go Into Service

NABC has just taken delivery of a brand new piece of equipment for the Mobile Poultry Processing Unit – a lung and organ vacuum!  Once assembled, it will be installed on the MPPU and the crew will be trained on … Continue reading

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Upcoming NABC Workshops on Poultry & Produce

The next two NABC events are coming up very soon: the Prepping Your Produce For the Market tour on June 28th, and Hands-On Poultry Processing on July 12th. Prepping Your Produce is a Skagit Valley-based tour where  post-harvest activity and logistics will be … Continue reading

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Ranching for Resilience—A Field Day for Producers and Consumers

Learn how a Holistic approach to livestock grazing and ranch management is healthier for the land and the climate, and better for producers and consumers, too.  For more information and registration, please see: http://pnchm.org/educational-opportunities/ranching-for-resilience-bellingham-field-day/   

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Business and Production Classes for Island Farmers

Three of the region’s farm education organizations have formed a partnership to support beginning farmers and ranchers in San Juan and Island counties. The Northwest Agriculture Business Center, the Organic Farm School, and WSU-Extension will host classroom and practicum workshops … Continue reading

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Waterfowl Processing Available

Did you know NABC’s Mobile Poultry Processing Unit  processes waterfowl?  We can process anywhere from 70 to 150 ducks in a day.  We’re researching geese technique this week and preparing to train the crew.  Contact the NABC office for more … Continue reading

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Save The Date: NABC’s Wholesale Farming Success tour – “Preparing Produce For the Market,” June 28th, 2017

NABC is hosting a series of Wholesale Farming Success workshops and tours throughout 2017 to help farmers gain confidence and improve their wholesale operations.  Kicking off this series is a tour, “Preparing Produce For the Market,” scheduled for Thursday, June … Continue reading

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Hands-On Poultry Processing Class on Whidbey

The Northwest Agriculture Business Center has developed a rigorous class in poultry processing in partnership with the Organic Farm School on Whidbey Island and WSU Extension.  The hands-on workshop will be held July 12th, 2017 at the Organic Farm School … Continue reading

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WSU’s Twilight Farm Walk

Learn how to manage healthy pastures for maximum nutrition. If you graze livestock, you know that a good grazing plan is paramount to the health of your animals and land, and ultimately to the success of your farm. Join us … Continue reading

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Biological Control Workshop in Mount Vernon June 14-15

Posted on behalf of Risk Management Agency: Please consider attending, promoting or being part of our event on biological controls. Working with biocontrols is an important part of IPM, organic or transitional growing for nurseries and greenhouses. The training includes … Continue reading

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Snohomish County Growers Alliance Open Meeting March 29th

Snohomish County Growers Alliance Meeting March 29, 2017 An evening meeting for farmers and would-be-farmers, at the Longhouse located at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. Industry leaders will share their opinions on potential profitable crops that either part time farmers can … Continue reading

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