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Posted on: October 4, 2016

NIFA Announces Availability of $17.7 Million to Train, Educate Next Generation of Farmers & Ranchers

WASHINGTON, October 3, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced the availability of $17.7 million in grant funding to help train and educate the next generation of agricultural pr...Read on...

Pierce County Farming Blog
Posted on: July 25, 2016

First TDR Transaction in Tacoma-"History in the Making" Celebration

The Transfer of Development Rights Program results in the permanent protection of resource lands while incentivizing growth with the existing urban footprint. Farmers get the development value they deserve without having to pave over their land, cities ge...Read on...

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Posted on: April 21, 2016

Bats and Pest Control

In light of the recent confirmation of White Nose Syndrome in a bat collected in North Bend, Washington Dept. of Fish & Wildlife is increasing its bat monitoring and has created a new, online form to report bat colonies & roosts. For more informat...Read on...

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Posted on: August 30, 2013

Want some publicity for your farm? Apply for Pierce County TV’s “Meet the Farmers” series!

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Pierce County Planning and Land Services will be producing a series highlighting local farmers on PCTV (Pierce County Television). The purpose of these segments is to help the public learn about the important role that farmers play in our community by tel...Read on...

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