Healthy livestock, healthy kids, healthy land
When you own a small farm, it can feel like you never have enough hours in the day or money in the bank. So, no lectures – just good advice. Follow the links to online information to help you raise healthier animals, improve the quality of your pastures, and find the support you need, when you need it: Skagit Conservation District offers practical fact sheets on best management practices and a manure exchange program with local gardeners. Also, check out the advice from Better Ground for managing soil, pastures, mud, manure, livestock, farm infrastructure, and crops.
Get free technical assistance
from Skagit Conservation District – which is not a government organization and does not share details about your property with Skagit County. Or, just read their fact sheets online for quick tips.
Request financial assistance (“cost share”)...
to make changes to your pasture by calling the Skagit Conservation District at (360) 428-4313.
Order free temporary fencing
to control livestock movement and protect water bodies on your property, while improving the quality and productivity of your pasture. You can even get free assistance with fence installation.