This family-friendly FREE event will feature over 50 exhibitors with talks every 30 minutes. Join us at this informal networking event to learn about the local resources available to help you enhance your farm!
This open house event will include indoor exhibits demonstrating the latest in agricultural technology, products and services, as well as seminars and demonstrations throughout the day. Designed to be an informal meet-and-greet and networking event, visitors will find opportunities to engage with exhibitors, experts, veterinarians, and other producers, as well as discover new resources to help improve and expand healthy agricultural and livestock production.
2020 Speaker Schedule
Attend talks that you are interested in throughout the day as you wander all the Expo has to offer.
9:30am- Farming with wildlife: natural predators (Karen Steensma, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, Steensma Dairy)
10:00am- Weed’em out: managing noxious and toxic weeds on your farm (Laurel Baldwin, Coordinator, Whatcom County Weed Control Program)
11:00am- Irrigation planning: are you starting early enough (Dr. Gabe Lahue, Washington State University soil scientist)
11:30am- What’s new at the fair? the Farming for Life Experience (NW Washington Fair Team)
12:00pm- Whatcom County Manure Link; I have manure or I want manure (Whatcom Conservation District)
12:30pm- Reseed, renew, rebound your pasture (Steve Groen & Molly Pershing, agronomist, Skagit Farmer Supply)
1:00pm- Sound horsekeeping; best practices for Western Washington (Dr. Cassie Torhorst, DVM, Cascadia Veterinary Care)