Dec 03

Farm Team Announcements & Updates

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 2:34 PM by Allan Warren

RCPPOur Farm Team has a number of exciting announcements including: the expansion of our farmland conservation program; changes to the farm workshop schedule; more free soil samples; and some great workshops coming up. Read more to learn all about these updates.

Continue Reading...

Sep 04

Pollinators and Beneficials Insects

Posted on September 4, 2018 at 11:48 AM by Allan Warren

PollinatorsThree-quarters of all flowering plants and roughly 35% of food crops depend on pollinators to reproduce. In addition to the familiar European honey bee, more than 600 species of native bees in Washington contribute to the important work of pollinating favorites like squashes, cucumbers, berries and apples just to name a few.

Continue Reading...

May 29

PCD’s New Cover Crop Initiative and No-till Drill are Planting Seeds of Success

Posted on May 29, 2018 at 1:47 PM by Allan Warren

Pg 8 photoDon Meyer, the first official user of PCD’s no-till drill over-seeded 40 acres of Spanaway hayfield in April. By not tilling up his soil, Don is helping reduce the amount of soil and nutrients that runoff his property by over 200,000lbs per year, keeping his soil where he needs it and out of local streams. Learn how you can get access to this equipment here:

Continue Reading...