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2015 Farm-a-Palouse-a – I Have Property, Now What? Conservation, Farm Planning, financial planning, property management, resource management Hellie, Dean
2015 Farm-a-Palouse-a – Planning for Pollinators: Creating Pollinator Habitat on Your Farm Bees, Conservation, Habitat, Pollinators, Restoration Sardinas, Hillary
2015 Farm-a-Palouse-a – Better Farming Through Plastics: Season Extension, Mulch and More! Mulch, plastic, Season Extension Cowan, Jeremy, Ghimire, Shuresh
Tilth Annual Meeting 2016 Annual Meeting, History of Tilth, Seattle Tilth, Tilth Producers
2014 – B4 Part 1: Integrating Permaculture into Farming Systems: Patterning a New Agriculture evolutionary agriculture, Permaculture, permaculture design Millison, Andrew, Pilarski, Michael Skeeter, Tipping, Don
2014 – D6 Land Access and Preservation Farmland Preservation, land access, Land Trust, Leases, Leasing Land Canty, Dennis, Hulse, Dan
2014 – A2 Farming with Beneficial Insects: Ecological Strategies for Pest Management and Pollination Bees, Beneficial Insects, Open Pollination, Pest Control, Pest Management, Pollination Lee-Mader, Eric
2014 – A3 From Hoof to Plate: Business Essentials for Meat Producers Business Management, Meat Processing, Selling Meat Thistlethwaite, Rebecca
2014 – A4 The Next Generation of Farmers and Eaters: Changing the Food System though Education beginning farmers, Education, Young Farmers O'Neill, Stuart, Wheat, Beth
2014 – A5 Scaling-Up: Exploring Selling to Wholesale Markets Documentation, Packaging, postharvest handling, Scale, Wholesale, Wholesale Market Armstrong, Kia, Fairchild, Jeff, Siri, Joe
2014 – A6 Urban Farming: Gateway to Agriculture Urban Agriculture, Urban Farm Allan, Bryan, Neth, Warren, Warner, Becky
2014 – Keynote – Generation Food: Breaking Rules to Feed the World Food Systems, global agriculture, sustainability Patel, Raj
2014 – B1 Fundamentals of Seed Production Genetics, plant reproduction, Seed, seed library, Seed Production, Seed Saving Moore, Caitlin
2014 – B2 Tools for Creating a Nutrient Management Plan in Organic Systems ammendments, Fertilizer, Irrigation, Nutrient, nutrient application, Nutrient Management Bowell, Ben, Collins, Doug, McCurdy, Adam
2014 – B3 Opportunities for New Marketing Arrangements: Maximizing Avenues of Distribution Community Supported Agriculture, Direct Marketing, Farmers Markets, Food Hubs, Marketing Channels, Wholesale Market Schwartz, Anne, Thornton, Tom
2014 – B5 The Economics of Biodynamic Agriculture associative economics, Biodynamics Sehmsdorf, Henning
2014 – B6 Aphids: Biologically Based Pest Management Strategies Aphids, Beneficial Insects, Pest Management Muehleisen, Dave
2014 – C1 New Apple Orchard Development: From the Soil Up Apple Orchard, cider apple production, hard cider, new orchard, Orcharding, sweet apples Gunn, Nick, Kisler, Keith, Mazzola, Mark
2014 – C2 Imagine Organic Solutions: Spotted Wing Drosophila and Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Biological Control, Brown Marmorated Stinkbug, Pest Management, Spotted Wing Drosophila Dreves, Amy
2014 – C3 Equipment, Ergonomics, and Efficiency on the Small Farm Efficiency, Equipment, ergonomics, Tools Volk, Josh
2014 – C4 Part 2: Integrating Permaculture into Farming Systems: Patterning a New Agriculture Permaculture, permaculture design Fullmer, Jim, Lia, Barry
2014 – C6 Food and Farming Policy Briefing: All You Need to Know to Advocate in 2015 Farm Bill, Farm Policy, Food Policy, Food Safety, National Organic Program, Policy Briefing, Regulations Gray, Ellen, McEvoy, Miles, Taylor-Stanley, Ariana
2014 – Capnote – An Agrarian Legacy: Institutionalizing the Work of a Self-Described Crank and the Kindest of Fathers agriculture of the middle, berry center, Small Farms, Wendell Berry Berry, Mary
2014 – D1 Designing for Plant Disease Management on Your Organic Vegetable Farm Disease Diagnosis, Disease Management, plant disease, vegetable production Stone, Alexandra
2014 – D2 Farm to School: Reasons, Rules, and Realities Documentation, Farm to School, Food Safety, Nutrition Kovacs, Tricia, McGreevy, Jim, Qazi, Joan
2014 – D3 The Benefits of Season Extension Farm Infrastructure, Greenhouse, High Tunnels, Season Extension, Winterizing Cowan, Jeremy, Cox, Gabe, MacCormack, Harry
2014 – D4 Aquaponics: Its Place in Agriculture Aquaponics Hasey, Michael, Hittner, Olivia
2014 – D5 Livestock: Proactively Preventing Parasite Problems animal husbandry, dewormers, Goats, Livestock, livestock parasites, Parasite Resistance, Sheep Kerr, Susan
2014 – E4 Sustainable Honeybees Beekeeping, Bees, honeybees, Pollination, Pollinators Freeman, Jacqueline
2014 – E5 Farm Financing Business Management, Cash Flow, Credit Lending, Farm Finances, Farm Planning, Finance Management, Financing, Loans, Microloans Iscovitz, Nancy, Phillips, Vianna, Smith, Lisa
2014 – E6 Cover Crops: Rye Not Vetch Some Oats, Peas? Biomass, Clover, Cover Crop, Nutrient Management, Oats, Peas, Rye, Vetch, Winter Cover Crop Latham, Scott
2014 – Symposium: Growing For Nutrition, Part 1 Food Traditions, Nutritional Value, Organic Practices Jones, Stephen, Krohn, Elise, Robinson, Jo, Segrest, Valerie
2014 – Symposium: Growing For Nutrition, Part 2 Bread Lab, Gluten, Grains, Nutrition, Plant Breeding, Processing Grains Jones, Stephen
2014 – Symposium: Growing for Nutrition, Part 3 Fruit, Nutritional Value, Varieties, Vegetables Jones, Stephen, Krohn, Elise, Robinson, Jo, Segrest, Valerie
2014 – Symposium: Growing for Nutrition, Part 4 Food Traditions, Grains, Nutritional Value Jones, Stephen, Krohn, Elise, Robinson, Jo, Segrest, Valerie
2015 – B3 Measuring Soil Health on the Farm Soil Analysis, Soil Management, Soil Quality Brown, Tabitha, Kahl, Kendall, Morrow, Jason
2014 – Symposium: Holistic Management for Specialty Crop Producers, Part 1 Farm Management, Farm Planning, Finance Management, Holistic Management, Specialty Crops Robinette, Maurice, Thatcher, April
2014 – Symposium: Holistic Management for Specialty Crop Producers, Part 2 Business Plan, Farm Planning, Holistic Management, Specialty Crops Robinette, Maurice, Thatcher, April
2014 – Symposium: Holistic Management for Specialty Crop Producers, Part 3 Business Plan, Farm Planning, Finance Management, Holistic Management Robinette, Maurice, Thatcher, April
2015 – A2 Medicinal Crops for Farmers market potential, Medicinal Plants, Permaculture Pilarski, Michael Skeeter
2015 – A3 Croptime: Scheduling Vegetable Crops Using Degree Days CROPTIME, degree days, scheduling, vegetable production
2015 – A4 The Voice of the Market: Best Practices for Selling to Retail Grocers and Restaurants in the Intermountain West intermountain, local sales, Marketing, retail sales DePhelps, Colette, Newman, Soren, Williams, Cinda
2015 – A5 How to Adapt and Respond to New Produce Safety Rules: Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Food Safety, Food Safety Modernization Act, FSMA, Gap, Good Agricultural practices, Produce Act Kovacs, Tricia, Ullmann, Karen
2015 – B5 Learning from the Land: Farm Internship Programs in Washington State Farm Internship Pilot Program, internship programs, Small Farm Internship Program, WSU Cultivating Success Henwood, Kellie, Kane, Kelly, Lewis, Laura, Soeteber, Tisa
2015 – C3 The Environmental Footprint of Organic Farming Carbon Sequestration, environmental footprint, greenhouse gases, OFoot Adewale, Cornelius, Carpenter-Boggs, Lynne, Granatstein, David
2015 – C4 How to Prepare for Your Lender credit, Financing, loan programs Knopp, Wendy, Schilling, Dan
2015 – C5 Food and Farming Policy Briefing Gray, Ellen, Taylor-Stanley, Ariana
2015 – D4 Leveraging Farmers Markets to Expand Sales Farmers Markets, Marketing, Sales Donovan, Colleen, Kinney, Karen
2015 – E1 Micro-Dairying on a Biodynamic Farm biodynamic, Dairy, dairy regulation, Microdairy, raw cheese, raw milk Sehmsdorf, Henning
2015 – E5 Our Dangling Carrot? Social Change – Identifying and Reaching Your Audience audience, audience development, social change Dublin, Sarah, Dunn, Patrick
2015 Farm-a-Palouse-a – AgrAbility adapting tools, adaptive techniques, disability, farming with disability Chastain, Cindy
2015 Farm-a-Palouse-a – Making Your New Battle Plan: How to Deal with Drought, Fire and Other Forces of Nature cost-share programs, crop insurance, disaster relief, FSA, risk management, RMA Bieker, Chris, Nelson, John, Seufer, Jo Lynne
2015 – E4 WSDA Organic Program: “Sound and Sensible” app, Farm Walk, Organic Food Program, Sound and Sensible, WSDA Book, Brenda, Granatstein, David
2015 A1 – Sustainable Beef Production for Beginners Beef, breed selection, Budgeting, Marketing, Pasture Management, Record-Keeping Busboom, Jan, Heitstuman, Mark, Kerr, Susan, Robinette, Maurice
2015 C1 – Getting Started with a Small-Scale Dairy Breeding, Cattle, Dairy, Food Safety, Goats, nice dairy, Sheep Conway, Lorie, Kerr, Susan
2015 C2 – Creating Healthy Soil and Fertility Using Organic No-Till Combined with Year Round Cover Cropping for the Market Gardener Cover Crop, direct seeding, No Till, Weed Management Miller, Gary, Plant, Amy
2015 D1 – Sustainable Pork Production for Beginners breed selection, Budgeting, Marketing, Pasture Management, Pork Busboom, Jan, Heitstuman, Mark, Kerr, Susan
2015 D2 – Irrigation for Drought Drip Irrigation, Drought, Irrigation, water management Peters, Troy
2015 D3 – Ignorance is Bliss? History Repeated for Brassica Black Leg in the Pacific Northwest black leg, brassica production, Phoma lingam, Seed Production du Toit, Lindsey
2015 D5 – Challenges and Opportunities in Growing New Farm Businesses: Veterans and Socially Disadvantaged Farmers farmer training, Latino, Veterans, Viva Farms, WSU Small Farms team Hackett, Mike, Selting-Smith, Kate, Smith, Rob, Wolf, Chris
2015 E2 – Flower Production: The Farmer to Florist Movement Flower Production, Flowers, Fresh Cut Flowers, Marketing Asmus, Emily
2015 E3 – The State of Organic Seed GMO contamination, Organic Seed Alliance, Plant Breeding, Seed Production, State of Organic Seed Hubbard, Kiki
2015 Capnote – Living the Dream: Farming in my Lifetime diversified vegetables, Skagit Valley de Vries, Ray
2015 Keynote – Moving Agriculture into the 21st Century conservation agriculture, integrated agriculture, Organic Agriculture, sustainable practices Reganold, John
2016 A5 – Organic Certification 101 Organic Certification, Sound and Sensible, USDA National Organic Program, WSDA, WSDA Organic Certification, WSDA Organic Program Anegon, Angela
2016 A6 – Hedgerow Agro-Ecology crop pollination, Hedgerow, Pest Management, Xerces Society Lee-Mader, Eric
2016 B5 – Soils 101: Ecological Soil Management Manure, organic fertilizers, Soil Amendments, Soil Fertility, soil formation, Soil Management, soil test interpretation Collins, Doug
2016 B6 – Managing Fire Blight in Apples and Pears Organically Apples, Fire Blight, organic management, Pears, WSU Tree Fruit Research Extension Center DuPont, Tianna
2016 C4 – Management of Pests and Beneficial Insects on Vegetable Crops Beneficial Insects, natural pest supression, pest identification, Pest Management, pest monitoring, WSU CAHNRS Blubaugh, Carmen
2016 C5 – Holistic Disease Management in Orchards apple rot, apple rust, apple scabs, Fire Blight, herbal brews, holistic disease management, liquid fish treatments, Lost Nation Orchard, Michael Phillips, neem oil Phillips, Michael
2016 D4 – Orchard Health Biodiversity, holistic disease management, Michael Phillips, orchard diseases, orchard health, understory management Phillips, Michael
2016 D5 – Cover Crops in Production Agriculture Discussion Panel Composting, Cover Crops, fertility management, Nitrogen, soil formation Bailie, Brad, Baird, Jim, Collins, Doug, McGreevy, Jim
2016 E5 – Starting a Draft-Horse Farm: Becoming a Farm Owner Apprenticeships, Draft Horses, farm financing, land access, sourcing equipment Briggs, Chandler
2016 E6 – Facilitating Healthy Relationships with Interns and Employees Panel communication systems, managing employees, managing interns, mentorship strategies D'Agnolo, Sean, Gordon, Matt, Johnson, Rawley, McCurdy, Adam
2016 Keynote – Biological Resiliency: Finding Community in all the Right Places Community, Holistic Management, Michael Phillips, orchards, Pest Management, Soil Health Phillips, Michael
2003 Keynote – Mushrooms as Allies: Potentiating Planetary Host Defenses Through Fungi Fungi, Mushrooms Stamets, Paul
2012-D4 Tools and Implement Use for Organic Production & High Tensile Fencing 101 New Zealand Fence, Small Scale Cultivating Techniques, Voltage, Wire Spacing Gunning, John, Hopkins, Jesse, Shaw, Liam
2012-E1 Diversified Marketing for Profitability and Risk Management (Beginning Farmer Series) CSA Program, Nuts, Wholesale Variety, Wreaths, Year-Round Workforce Burrows, Clayton
2012-E2 Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) & Good Handling Practices (GHP) Certification Audit Process, Documentation, Standards Dragoo, Chuck, Kovacs, Tricia, Thomson, Emily
2012-E3 Hands On Seed Saving Basics Harvest, Isolation, Morphology, Population Size, Processing, Storage, Techniques, Vocabulary Moore, Caitlin
2012-E4 The Bugs and Slugs that Ate Washington State Brown Marmorated Stinkbug, Detecting New Insects, Pest Threats, Spotted Wing Drosophila Murray, Todd
2012-E5 Traditional Charcuterie Animal Processing, Farm/Home Economics, Husbandry, Peasant Food, Pigs, Slaughter, Traditional Meat Curing Sheard, Brandon
2012-WSU Symposium Seeding the Future 1 of 3 Adaptive Research, Breeders, Germplasm Development, History of Plant Genetic Resources, Intellectual Property, Plant Genetic Commons Lewis, Laura, Patzek, Lucas, Schwartz, Anne
2013-Learning From Elders Roundtable Characteristics for Success, Cohesion, Commitment, Elders, Lominger Competency List, Mission, Passion, Perserverance, Sharing Granatstein, David, Lynn, Marilynn, Meyer, Jim, Musick, Mark, Razey, Bill, Schwartz, Anne
2013 – Symposium A – Producing Pastured Poultry: Feed and Breeds for Broilers and Layers Cost Efficiency, Mixing Feed, Nutrition, Pastured Birds Hermes, James
2013 – Symposium B – Managing Pastured Poultry on the Farm Best Practices, Breeds, Brewer's yeast, Brooder, Camelina, Chick Health, Compatability, Feed, Grit, Kelp, Mash, Procssing, Soaking, Varieties Barker, Melissa
2013 – Symposium C – Meat Quality in Small Ruminants Biosecurity, Cuts, Genetics, Nutrition, Parasite Resistance, Weighing Scale Busboom, Jan
2013 – Symposium D – Building Topsoil with Livestock and Crop Rotation and On-Farm Production of BAlanced Feed Rotations for Chickens, Pigs, and Turkeys Blends, Chickens, Crown S Ranch, Fertility, Finishing Cattle on Pasture, Nutrition, Turkeys, Yield Argraves, Jennifer, Sukovaty, Diane
2013 – Symposium E – Processing, Marketing, and Regulations for Poultry and Small Ruminants Direct Marketing, Marketing, Processing, Regulations, Small-Scale, WSDA Barker, Melissa, Busboom, Jan, Coles, Claudia
2013 – A1 Weed Management in Organic Vegetable Production (Beginning Farmer Series) Conditions, Cover Crops, Mulches, Organic Herbicides, Practices, Prevention, Seed Meals Bailie, Brad, Boydston, Rick
2013 – A2 Growing Seeds for the Market Place: Strategies Challenges, Regulations Greenbank Farms, Inspection, Marketing, Production, Regulations, Scale, Tests, WSDA Babcock, Jessica, Barrentine, Patrice
2013 – B1 Crop Planning Using Spreadsheets (Beginning Farmer Series) Bookkeeping, Bottom Line, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Efficiency, Excel Spreadsheets, Field Mapping, Planning, Systems Warner, Becky
2013 – B2 Fire Blight Control in Organic Orchards: New Practices to Adapt to Changing Standards Alternatives, Bio Controls, Bloom Time, Competing Controls, Cougar Blight, Demand for Apples, Diversity, Integrated Preventative Mgt., Pollinators, Prevention, Research, Soluable Coppers, Stay calm- Don't give up Book, Brenda, Keogh, Brian, Nate Lewis, Ostenson, Harold, Smith, Tim
2013 – B3 Food Safety Compliance & Communication Audits, Certifications, Food Safety, Food Saftey Planning for the Farm, FSMA, Gap, Preventive Practices, WSDA Coles, Claudia, Sherryl Stiltenow
2013 – B4 Why We Farm and Work With Food – Moments and Memory Generational Transfer, Memoirs, Poetry, Sharing, Writing Masumoto, David Mas
2013 – C1 Reduced-Till Cover Cropping For Weed Management (Beginning Farmer Series) Cascadian Home Farm, Flail Mower, Nitrogen, Roller/Crimper, Squash and Pumpkins, Varieties for Mulching, Weed-supression Meyer, Jim, Wayman, Sandra
2013 – C2 Are Value-Added Products And A Commercial Kitchen Right For Your Farm? Adding Products, Drying, Food Processor License, Freezing Canning, Inspections, Lessons Learned, Organic Certification for Processing Facility, WSDA Lynn, Marilynn, Lynn, Rick
2013 – C4 Storytelling: The Soul Power Of Food Editing, Preparation, Process, Writing Masumoto, Nikiko
2013 – C3 What’s Bugging Your Farm? Problem Solving, Roundtable, Solutions Muehleisen, Dave
2013 – C5 Using High Tunnels For Crop Production AIr Circulation, Design, Do-it-Yourself Construction, Maximizing Alley Space, Passive Heat, Roll-up Walls, SHelters for Animals Cowan, Jeremy, Craig, Kyle
2013 – D2 Marketing Psychology: Using Best Strategies to Generate Increased Market Sales Booth Display, Eating Culture, EBT, Farmers Markets, Leveraging Sales, Photographs, Robin Crowder, Transactions, WSFMA Kinney, Karen, Robin Crowder
2013 – D1 Leasing Land For Farming (Beginning Farmer Series) Access Points, Adjacent Uses, Agreement, Buffers, Cascade Harvest Coalition, Farm Link, Filaree garlic, Handshake, Infrastructure, Landlord, Lease Template, Map, Permitting, Zoning Bishop, Stephen, Swiss, Alley, Wilcox, Sarah
2013 – D3 Need Money to Buy Or Improve Your Farm? En Espanol, Farm Service Agency, Human Links, Marquez Farm, Microloans, Minority Producers, Northwest Farm Credit Services, OnePacifcCoast Bank Easterbrooks, Jae, Garza, Crispin, Marquez, Lilia, Marquez, Sergio, Ruiz, Cristina Alvarez, Viebrock, Margaret
2013 – D4 Renewable Energy On The Farm Community-Based Alerntive Energy, Conservation, Converter, Crown S Ranch, Efficiency, Energy Audit, Local Energy Movmement, Northwest SEED - Sustainable Energy for Economic Development, Passive Solar, Renewable Energy, Solar Panels Argraves, Jennifer, Devine, Mia, Sukovaty, Louis
2013 – D5 Reliable Prosperity: Financial Planning Within HOlistic Management Farm Planning, Holistic Management, Living Wage, Spreadsheets Robinette, Maurice, Thatcher, April
2013 – E2 Organic Quinoa Production Downy Mildew, Heat Tolerance, Marketing, Nutritional Value, Pre=Harvest Sprouting, Processing, Quinoa, Saponins, Seed Cleaning, Varieties Ian Clark, Murphy, Kevin
2013 – E4 Tools For Sustainable Farm Partnerships Agreements, Contracts, Greif, Partnerships, Relationships, Separation Candib, Addie
2013 – E3 Organic Pest Management In Orchards & Berries IPM - Integrated Pest Management, Organically-grown Fruits, Pests Bush, Michael, Tonnemaker, Kole
2013 – E5 Integrating Honey Bees Into Your Farm Operation Beekeeper Problems, Bees, Coddling Moth, Honey, Honey Bee Gneetics, Honeybee Adaptations, Honeybee Global Genetic History, Mites, Orchard, Stock Selection Bishop, Stephen, Sheppard, Walter
2012-WSU Symposium Seeding the Future 3 of 3 Alternative Models to Fund Public Breeding, Camas Country Mill, Common Germplasm Holdings and Public Breeding Programs, Community Seed Resource, Elected Officials, Food Quality Productivity, Open Pollination, Public Seed Production, Seeds for Milling, Small Seed Companies, Universities Campbell, Brian, Huber, Nash, Lewis, Laura, McGee, Rebecca, Neff, Michael, Patzek, Lucas
2012-WSU Symposium Seeding the Future 2 of 3 Biotechnology, Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), Germplasm History and Public Access, Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), International Trade Agreements, Privatization, Public Breeding, Transgenic Crops, USDA McGee, Rebecca, Neff, Michael