Chicken Processing From Pasture to Plate Draws a Crowd in Sequim

Chicken Processing From Pasture to Plate Workshop Clallam County

KPGC Members, Stuart Boyle and Michele Gilles, discussed raising poultry on pasture, showed how to use poultry processing equipment and demonstrated how to process chickens at this workshop sponsored by WSU Clallam County Extension. The workshop was hosted by Clark Farms in Sequim.

Clea Rome, Clallam County Extension Director, Welcomes Workshop Participants

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USDA Grant Helps Poultry Co-op Prepare for Mobile Processing Unit

USDA Grant Awarded to NWCDC and KPGC

USDA Awards Grant to NWCDC and KPGC

Mario Villanueva, USDA Rural Development Washington State Director, awarded a Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) to the Northwest Cooperative Development Center (NWCDC) on behalf of the Kitsap Poultry Growers Cooperative (KPGC). Grant funds will be used to prepare business, marketing and operational plans for a Mobile Poultry . . . → Read More: USDA Grant Helps Poultry Co-op Prepare for Mobile Processing Unit

WSDA Red Meat & Poultry Production & Processing Bus Tour – Spokane – May 19th

WSDA Small Farm & Direct Marketing Program

Beginning at WSU Extension in Spokane we will board a bus and travel to see 2 farms and hear from 3 farmers engaged in meat and poultry production as well as visiting a USDA mobile slaughter unit, a custom meat processing and USDA cut and wrap facility, and a WSDA licensed poultry processing facility. Who . . . → Read More: WSDA Red Meat & Poultry Production & Processing Bus Tour – Spokane – May 19th

Poultry Production & Poultry Processing Bus Tour – May 10th

WSDA Small Farm and Direct Marketing Program invites Farmers to attend this workshop:

Poultry Production and WSDA Poultry Processing Bus Tour Tuesday, May 10th Olympia

Poultry production can be a highly profitable direct marketing strategy for small, diversified farms. Since there are specific regulations and licensing compliance needed to process and market poultry safely to . . . → Read More: Poultry Production & Poultry Processing Bus Tour – May 10th