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Whatcom Family Farmers is seeking a part-time Education Coordinator to plan and coordinate delivery of our education programs, which utilize both digital and in-person platforms and target all age levels with age-appropriate content. If you have a passion for education and are interested in growing public support for and understanding ...

2022-03-10T16:54:28-08:00Education|

WFF Launches Virtual Farm Field Trip for Kids

Lynden, WA – Whatcom Family Farmers launched the Virtual Farm Circle today, transforming the traditionally in-person event to an online activity for this fall in response to pandemic restrictions. The online activity uses a set of three illustrated maps, showing a dairy farm, raspberry farm and seed potato farm, to ...

University expert pushes back against false fears about local potato farming

A recent letter to the editor in the Lynden Tribune has sparked a response from an expert. Dillon Honcoop spoke with Washington State University scientist Chris Benedict after a letter to the editor raised fears that a specific pesticide was being used in local potato farming.  The letter claimed local ...

New Whatcom County Dairy Ambassador Continues the Tradition in a Different Fashion

Jewel Plagerman was crowned as the 2020 Whatcom County Dairy Ambassador in a virtual coronation in April. Each year a new Dairy Ambassador is chosen to represent the local dairy community, focusing on education, promotion, and advocacy. Through a series of interviews and competitions, the Whatcom County Dairy ...

Whatcom Farm Facts

  Whatcom Farm Facts Whatcom County has 115,831 acres of land in farms Nearly a $357,312,000 market value of Agricultural production Whatcom County is 1st out of 17 counties in Western Washington 6th out of 39 counties in the state 78th out of 3,075 farm counties in the U.S. (top ...

2022-06-07T09:57:37-07:00Education, Fact Check|

Videos

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] VIDEOS EXPLORING SOME OF THE IMPORTANT TOPICS FACING FARMERS [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link="https://player.vimeo.com/video/191826163"][vc_empty_space][vc_separator_pr][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] CONTROL PESTS ON YOUR FARM! [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Do you have trouble with starlings and rodents on your farm? Ever consider raptors as a means of pest control? Watch this great video to see the benefits of using natural predators ...

2020-08-21T02:43:00-07:00Education, Media|

Whats Up With WhatsUpStream

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A LITTLE BACKGROUND [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Through the EPA, our government spent at least $570,000 of your tax dollars on this false, malicious attack on farmers. Not only that, the records and statements by the campaign's sponsors state that EPA officials were intimately involved in planning the content and direction. This is ...

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