Tilth Conference: Friday Sesssions
This year, the symposium will cover soil and the farm tour will be stopping at four farms and a fruit packing facility in the area.
Symposium — Soil: What’s it Worth
Why do soils matter? Does the time spent improving soil quality on farm make a difference? Join a panel of Northwest researchers, who’s on-farm results directly point to the dollars and cents connection between soil management and farm economics. Learn how and why soil management decisions affect production, pests, fertility and produce quality to impact your bottom line.
This day-long symposium will cover everything you need to know about soil! Learn more.
Farm Tour — Diversifying Production
Over the past decade, farmers have started to specialize in diversifying their crop production. Throughout the Leavenworth and Wenatchee area, there are prime examples. Join us for a tour, plus lunch and discussion time with your fellow farmers. The tour will include stops at Gibbs Organic Farm, Stemilt’s packhouse and Kyle Mathison Orchards. Throughout the tour, participants will discover how a diversified crop product can help the bottom line of their business and emerging markets across central Washington. View the schedule.