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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 March 22nd, 2017

NACHURS® is a global leader in the specialty liquid fertilizer industry.  For over 70 years NACHURS® has been supplying farmers with research driven, low salt, high quality liquid fertilizers.  NACHURS® is the original in-furrow fertilizer supplier in North America.  Terminals and plants are strategically located throughout the United States to serve all fertilizer dealers when… Read More »

Posted March 3rd, 2017

BIRDS EATING YOUR FRUIT??                                                                                                     By Charlie Anderson Here’s how to stop them! Perhaps the greatest frustration I have experienced in growing fruit for my own farm and others is watching birds eat my fruit! Starlings, cedar waxwings and robins will eat 3 to 4 tons per day if they are present in large flocks. Birds… Read More »

Posted December 15th, 2016

Cozy Cattle by Skagit Farmers Supply Rural Living Consultant Bailie Welton Winter is the time of year where we love to bundle up, sit by the fire, and enjoy a warm beverage. We know to add a heat lamp to our chicken coops, throw a blanket over our horse, have even invested in a warming… Read More »

Posted November 22nd, 2016

Just as we prepare our homes for the winter, we must also prepare our honey bees.  To successfully keep honey bees alive, you must remember the three M’s; Mites, Moisture and a Meal. Mites – If you have honey bees, you are also growing various mites.  Varroa Mites live and reproduce with our bees and… Read More »

Posted November 16th, 2016

We’re pleased to announce the upcoming opening of our 13th Country Store! Our growth continues as we are excited to be moving into the town of Oroville, Washington. While this is a new market for Skagit Farmers Supply, we are moving into a business with a long and strong history behind it. For those of… Read More »

Posted November 16th, 2016

DEF (diesel exhaust fluid) is a nontoxic, nonflammable, blend of water and urea that is injected into the exhaust stream of diesel vehicles to counterbalance engine pollutants. Storing and maintaining this crucial product during winter requires consideration. Check out the quick info below to arm yourself with basic DEF winter knowledge. 1.     Know that it… Read More »

Posted December 18th, 2013

When winter puts a chill in your bones, don’t forget what it might also be doing to your home. Luckily, there many simple and inexpensive ways to protect your home from the harsh winter chill. Try these techniques to keep you home safe, cozy and warm all winter long. Heating your home through the winter… Read More »

Posted September 26th, 2013

Horses need special care during winter months. Often, the combination of inclement weather and less daylight makes it hard to get things done around the barn. That’s why autumn is a great time to get a head start on preparing your property and horses for the cold months ahead. Here are a few ideas of… Read More »

Posted September 19th, 2013

Regularly trimming your dog’s nails is a necessary part of raising a healthy and happy pup. Without proper trimming, nails can crack and become infected. Most groomers offer nail trimming for a fee, but with the right tools and some practice, clipping your dog’s nails is something you can easily tackle in on your own…. Read More »

Posted September 1st, 2013

After a long, hot summer your turf is probably ready for a little extra TLC. Applying the right fall fertilizer will help your lawn grow stronger, resist disease and return healthier in the spring. The first step to a successful fall feeding program is decoding the fertilizer formula. A fertilizer’s formula blend is printed on… Read More »