Skagit Farmers Supply

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Skagit Farmers Supply is a locally owned and controlled cooperative with a board of directors comprised of five area farmers. The company serves farmers, homeowners, businesses, families and the communities in Skagit, Island, San Juan and Snohomish Counties in northwest Washington state.

Posted September 8th, 2017

Attention 4H & FFA groups, join us at our newest agronomy center at 12939 Avon Allen Rd in Burlington, WA on Saturday, October 21st 9am – 11:30am for an interactive tour of our site.  Staff will be on hand to demonstrate the state-of-the-art technology and automation being used in the agriculture industry.  Trained agronomist will… Read More »

Posted September 8th, 2017

  We bring our employees together each year for company updates and social interaction.  Our 2017 retreats will be one to remember as our employees from across our business units and administration were treated to a great presentation by Jan Harrison of JHarrison Solutions and then it was on to Island Adventures and the incredible… Read More »

Posted August 10th, 2017

Like the saying goes, bees are busy — and for good reason! Their efforts play a big role in food production, from vegetables and fruits, to pollinating the plants that other animals eat. Nearly everything we consume, from coffee to chocolate, has been made possible by bees. However, the hard work doesn’t end there.  Bees… Read More »

Posted August 10th, 2017

On a recent trip back to Minnesota, my wife, Kelly and I spent a night with friends on Lake Minnetonka. As the evening progressed, I was struck by number of people who volunteered that they are trying to eat healthy and they related this to options such as organic food, local food, free range and… Read More »

Posted June 2nd, 2017

We’re celebrating with great recipes using our favorite dairy ingredients. Visit Land O’ Lakes to get some great new ideas to impress everyone at your next family gathering! A personal favorite is the Tres Leches Cake with Berries. We’ll be serving that very soon as the fresh blueberries and raspberries pair very well with this… Read More »

Posted May 16th, 2017

Whether it was La Niña or Mother Nature or both, the cooler wet winter drove up the thermostats and caused many to huddle around their fireplaces in homes throughout the Pacific Northwest. Even with our good propane staff and infrastructure in place at Skagit Farmers Supply, we were still challenged to keep our customers warm… Read More »

Posted May 8th, 2017

  Crystal Green® is the first continuous release fertilizer to provide Root-Activated™ phosphorus, along with nitrogen and magnesium, (5-28-0 with 10%Mg), to feed potato plants in one season-long application. As a source of phosphorus, Crystal Green represents a true innovation in the fertilizer sector due to its unique mode-of-action. Unlike conventional phosphorus fertilizers, which are… Read More »

Posted May 3rd, 2017

Stop in at any of our Country Stores on Saturday, May 13th for our Garden Party and enjoy special events and shop for Mother’s Day!  Our Country Store in Mount Vernon will feature special activities for the kids with coloring activities and a children’s planting station.  We’ll also have the Growing Veterans in to educate our… Read More »

Posted April 12th, 2017

EDASC, the Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County has a profile on Skagit Farmers Supply in their April newsletter. Visit EDASC to read our profile. Our cooperative plays an important support role in Western Washington agriculture. This highly productive agricultural valley has resisted the advances of developers for over a generation now. EDASC is working… Read More »

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