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2024 Joint Conservation District Meeting | 02.08.24

Updated: Jan 24

2024 Joint Conservation District Meeting

Thursday, February 8th

8:00 AM-2:30 PM

Palouse Empire Fairgrounds, Community Building

322 Fairgrounds Rd., Colfax, WA

Join Pine Creek, Rock Lake, Whitman, and Palouse Conservation Districts for a joint meeting at the Palouse Empire Fairgrounds Community Building outside Colfax. The program will feature a panel of area growers, an overview of funding opportunities and programs from local agencies, and 2023 highlights from each conservation district.

Three pesticide education credits are available. Lunch and refreshments are provided. Raffle items are available thanks to our generous sponsors. Pre-registration earns an extra raffle ticket!

8:00 AM Coffee & Networking

8:30 AM Welcome & Introductions

District Staff

8:40 AM District Update

Rock Lake Conservation District

8:50 AM District Update

Palouse Conservation District

9:00 AM Pesticides and Water Quality

Abigail Nickelson, Washington State Department of Agriculture

9:50 AM Break

10:00 AM District Update

Pine Creek Conservation District

10:10 AM District Update

Whitman Conservation District

10:20 AM Conservation Panel

With four local producers

11:00 AM Lunch

Thanks to our sponsors

12:00 PM Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) Update

Brad Johnson, Whitman County VSP Coordinator

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Update

Stephen Johnson, NRCS-Colfax

12:30 PM Pesticide Stewardship Program

Christopher McCollough, Washington State Department of Agriculture

1:20 PM Cover Cropping and Weed Control

Aaron Esser, Washington State University Extension

2:10 PM Questions & Raffle

2:30 PM Thank you for coming!

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