WSU Extension offers Whole Farm planning course this fall

The course starts Sept. 22.

Submitted by the Washington State Extension Agency

Are you a beginning farmer wanting to learn how to plan your farm business, or are you experienced farmer/rancher wanting to try something new? Join WSU Extension this Fall for a step-by-step 12-week course, offered fully online, to prepare a well thought out plan for your land, life, and business. Using a whole systems lens to create a living plan for your small farm future, this course will cover a broad overview of production and marketing options to create, sustain, and grow a viable small farm enterprise.

Cultivating Success – Whole Farm Planning will be held on Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Sept. 22-Dec. 8. The course will be conducted online via Zoom.

You will build your small farms community network and learn from presenters like local producers and processors, community-based organizations, and specialists with expertise in direct marketing, value-added processing, production planning, agronomy, livestock production, and more!

Registration cost is $200 per farm/family. Scholarships are available for those who have served in the military and to those where cost is a barrier to participating.

¡Curso traducido al Español! This course will be offered with Spanish language interpretation and facilitation.

Registration coming soon! Please contact Kate Mikulak, WSU Extension Ag Program Coordinator, if you’d like to be contacted when registration opens: 360-370-7664; Find more information at