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 October 2nd, 2018

Each October, cooperatives across the country participate in National Co-op Month, an annual time to remember the important role cooperatives play in our lives every day. Co-ops are a more sustainable business model, using innovation to create and share prosperity for their members, employees and communities. With more than 40,000 co-ops across the country creating… Read More »

Posted September 25th, 2018

As part of our Youth Rewards Program, representatives from the Country Store team attend fairs and livestock shows across the Pacific Northwest each summer. As part of the program’s support of youth in agriculture, we provide add-ons, which is additional monetary support, and purchase market animals from qualifying program participants at livestock shows. We had… Read More »

Posted September 25th, 2018

Looking for an organic herbicide for your crops? At Skagit Farmers Supply, our agronomists recommend Weed Slayer. This herbicide kills the weeds from the roots, which allows for a clean floor and a convenient harvest. Weed Slayer is created by Agro Research International, and in this video, our agronomists demonstrate the effectiveness of the product… Read More »

Posted September 11th, 2018

Agro Research International has been having great success with Weed Slayer, their organic weed control.  Visit Agro Research International for more information on Weed Slayer and their other great natural solutions for the food industry. Skagit Farmers Supply continues to support farmers that raise organic crops to meet the growing consumer demand.  We source organic material… Read More »

Posted June 18th, 2018

Every year, Skagit Farmers Supply and the Country Store is honored and excited to a part of Berry Dairy Days, one of the oldest festivals in Skagit County. Every year, in early summer, the festival celebrates Burlington’s history of agricultural and farming communities. Skagit Farmers Supply and the Country Store love to be a main sponsor… Read More »

Posted June 13th, 2018

Soil tests should be a regular part of maintenance for everyone growing crops and grass in the Pacific Northwest. From farmers to hobby gardeners, to those who just want a nice lawn, a soil test will help ensure you get the most out of your land. Soil tests, which are sold at most of our… Read More »

Posted May 30th, 2018

Celebrate America’s family dairy farms by kicking back and enjoying a tall glass of milk. With essential nutrients like calcium, potassium, Vitamin A and protein to help build and repair muscle, milk is a great choice for many active people. Besides a glass of refreshing and nutritious milk, there are other exciting foods to enjoy… Read More »

Posted May 15th, 2018

Lime is a very important element for quality and productivity in gardens and pastures in Western Washington. It affects microorganisms, macroorganisms, microbes, and soil chemistry. Many farmers and gardeners ask: Do you think my pasture would benefit from lime? The answer is almost always yes! For an informational video about lime click here! David Youngquist,… Read More »

Posted May 14th, 2018

Our Country Stores are proud to offer Earth First Poultry Feed for the discerning customer that wants to feed their chickens with the proper nutrition and with a sustainable product at the same time.  “Earth First Poultry is an excellent source of nutrition for chickens, but we also formulated our feed and bags to be… Read More »

Posted May 14th, 2018

Big news this spring from Agro Research International with the release of Weed Slayer.  “A unique organic broad spectrum, systemic herbicide”.  Visit Weed Slayer for a full statement.  Skagit Farmers Supply is seeing good results with this product and we’re happy to have an organic weed control solution for growers in the Pacific Northwest.