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Focus on Farming Conference


November 8, 2018

Save the date! The 15th annual Focus on Farming conference "Connect, Innovate, Grow," is scheduled for November 8, 2018 at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, WA. The conference also includes Focus on Forestry workshops.
2018 Keynote speaker Mike Pearson will speak on The Four MegaTrends in Agriculture.

Mike Pearson, host of Public Televisions Market to Market takes an in-depth look at the way agriculture will be changing in the next 20 years.  The past century has been one of non-stop progress in efficiency, technology and yield and Mike pulls together his wide-ranging reports on the industry to analyze the four biggest trends driving agriculture forward.


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Function
This site serves primarily as a one-stop business information site for anyone working in Snohomish County's agricultural industry. If you're not in the industry but you're interested in farms, find information here about public events and attractions such as the Evergreen State Fair and Snohomish County's fall farm festivals, as well as information about local farms, products, and resources like Puget Sound Fresh.
Services
  • Getting Help: Regulatory, business, and technical help, along with key contact information.
  • Focus on Farming Interactive Map: A helpful tool for viewing regulatory conditions that affect commercial farm operations. The map features aerial photographs of parcels, with overlays indicating boundaries with county zoning, flood hazard areas, and shoreline environment areas.
  • Agriculture Newsletters: View our monthly newsletters.
  • Snohomish County Agriculture Initiative: Read the Agriculture Action Plan and see what's been done to date. Other Snohomish County farm plans and programs are also posted here.
  • News Stories: Agriculture-related stories in and around Snohomish County.
What Do You Think
We hope these pages have practical value for you. Please let us know how you think we can improve them. Send your comments and suggestions to Snohomish County Agriculture Coordinator Linda Neunzig.