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Small scale Grain Growing in Western Washington

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Small scale Grain Growing in Western Washington

Time: August 4, 2009 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: Inspiration Farm
Street: 619 E. Laurel Rd.
City/Town: Bellingham, WA 98226
Website or Map: http://www.inspirationfarm.com
Phone: 360-398-7061
Event Type: re-skilling, info, share
Organized By: Brian Kerkvliet
Latest Activity: Aug 4, 2009

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Event Description

Dr. Steve Jones, the new director of the WSU Mt. Vernon research station and an expert wheat breeder, will give a talk describing his group's work to produce successful local grain varieties for Whatcom farmers. Among the topics will be the steps involved in small scale grain growing including planting techniques, harvesting, milling and what cooperative arrangements might make it feasible for Whatcom farmers. Steve Jones will give a small talk on grains grown in Western Washington followed by questions and discussion.

To be held Tuesday August 4th 4:30-6:30 pm
at
Inspiration Farm

This is a free event and no registration is necessary.
For more information call Brian at 360-398-7061

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Comment by David MacLeod on August 4, 2009 at 3:22pm
See the reply I posted on the forum discussion about small grain production:

I posted a paper written by Krista Rome on Growing Grains and Dry Beans in Whatcom County.

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