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South Douglas and Foster Creek Conservation Districts

Douglas County Crop Improvement

Annual Meeting

February 8, 2019

Community Hall – NCW Fairgrounds

 

  8:00    Coffee and Maple Bars provided by Blue Rooster Bakery, Waterville

 

  8:30    Welcome -Jeff Rock, South Douglas Conservation District

            

 8:35      Farm Programs Update - Michel Ruud, FSA and Sarah Troutman Zahn , NRCS

 

 8:45      Noxious Weeds and Livestock  - Dale Whaley, WSU Extension   * Pesticide Credit

 

 9:45      Fire Management on Rangelands - Molly Linville, Palisades Rancher

 

10:15    Break  

 

10:30     What are Cultural Resources? – Kim Lancaster, Cascadia Conservation District

 

11:00    Drones and Agriculture - Jeff Berry, Focus Geo, Wenatchee

 

11:30    Lunch provided by Jack’s  Resort

 

12:15     Douglas County Crop Improvement Report and Elections

 

12:30    What Does Your Soil Test Mean? Kyle Bair, Soils Test Lab, Moses Lake

 

1:00     Foster Creek Conservation District Update – VSP program

 

 1:15     South Douglas Conservation District Update

 

1:25       Five minute stretch break

 

1:30      Equipment Calibration  - Jim Baergen, RDO Equipment, Coulee City * Pesticide Credit  

 

2:30      Adjourn