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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 26th, 2019

No matter what time of year you arrive in the Skagit Valley, you’ll be drawn to the miles and miles of vast farmland, stretching out from the foothills of the Cascade Mountains and bursting with life. Arrive in the spring for a colorful expanse of tulips and daffodils, or stop by in the fall for… Read More »

Posted March 25th, 2019

This past weekend, Skagit Farmers Supply hosted its second Youth Day. The company invited local youth groups, such as 4H and FFA clubs, to join us at our Burlington Agronomy Center to learn about agriculture in the Skagit Valley. Kids had a great time climbing on our TerraGator, touring the agronomy facility, answering trivia questions… Read More »

Posted February 8th, 2019

What’s old seems to be new again!  At least that’s the case in ever-increasing areas of the Pacific Northwest, where a combination of quickly evolving diets and environmental stewardship are causing grocers and farmers to try new farming techniques. Although some of these new techniques are variations of tried and true agricultural practices that were… Read More »

Posted January 25th, 2019

Skagit Farmers Supply treated dry beans in the Skagit Valley with Nachurs Triple Option and Agro Research International, Agro Gold in furrow and Foliar treatment with Stimulagro; and harvested in the dirt over 3,000 lbs. The below photo shows the success that can be achieved when using Nachurs Triple Option, Agro Gold and Stimulagro. Check… Read More »

Posted December 17th, 2018

For over 35 years, LMF Feed has been a premier horse feed brand in the Northwest. LMF is based on 1 key concept –  that we take the excellent forage found in the west and use that as the base for all of our diets. The hay we find in the West in some of… Read More »

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. Interested in learning more or  purchasing these products? Click the below links: Weed Slayer Organic Herbicide Natural Grass/Weed Control  — 2 gallon  Thyme Guard Organic Bactericide/Fungicide/Insceticide     This herbicide kills the weeds from the roots, which allows… 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. One product the team at Skagit Farmers Supply recommends is Weed Slayer — an organic solution to natural grass and weed… 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 »