Washington State University Extension

Skagit County

Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool

Hosted by Stanwood FFA

Presented by WSU Livestock Master Foundation, WSU Extension
and the Cattlemen’s Association

Saturday, January 31, 2015

at Stanwood High School

At the Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool,
you can attend classes on a multitude of topics,
network with other small farmers,
enjoy a prime rib lunch and
visit with local agricultural businesses offering you service.


Trade Show is open ALL Day!

7:30 – 8:45 – Registration, Trade Show, Coffee and Pastries

9:00 – 10:00 – Session 1

10:15 – 11:15 – Session 2

11:30 – 12:30 – (A) Session 3 or (B) Lunch/Trade Show

1:00 – 2:00 – (A) Lunch/Trade Show or (B) Session 4

2:15 – 3:15 – Session 5

3:30 – 4:30 – Session 6

4:30 – 5:00 – Trade Show


Class Descriptions/Registration Booklet:

2015 Expo class descriptions


Expo Registration Costs:

All registrations include lunch at no extra cost.



Student age 12-18:

$40 ($10 if student sponsorship is requested)

Registration Availability:

Country Living Expo and Farm Tours

Online registration is closed. WE WILL BE ACCEPTING REGISTRATION AT-THE-DOOR on a first-come, first served for any remaining classes. There is plenty of space available for Temple Grandin’s class in both the morning and afternoon sessions.

Please check out our “At the door” registration form You can print, choose your classes, and take with you to registration to save time. This form shows the classes with space available. Again, these classes are available first-come, first served until a classroom is filled. Classes in gray on the form have more space than those in white.

Registration opens at 7:30 AM. After you register, check out the coffee, tea and pastries in the cafeteria! You can also visit the trade show before classes begin at 9 AM.

At this time, we will only be taking cash or check at the door.

“The Way I See It” – Friday, January 30

Temple Grandin special event focusing on her experience with autism. TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT. Doors OPEN at 6:15 PM.

Payment Information:


At this time, we will only be accepting cash or check at the door.


(No hidden costs–all fees are included in the purchase price.) After filling out the online registration form and hitting “Submit” you will be redirected to pay using PayPal. You do not need a PayPal account.

PAYING BY CHECK – Check must post by Friday, January 23

Make your check payable to: Livestock Master Foundation

Mail to:
Country Living Expo
c/o WSU Skagit County Extension
11768 Westar Lane, Suite A
Burlington, WA 98233


On-line registrants will recieve a confirmation e-mail after completing online registration from This e-mail will list all the registration information entered.

For those who pay by check, or register completely by mail, when registration AND payment is received, attendee will receive a confirmation e-mail from This e-mail will confirm received payment only. Please allow several days, as volume of registration received may delay confirmation e-mails.

Cancellation Policy

Attendees can transfer their registration payment to another person at any time before the Expo or on the day of the Expo. That person can take the same classes, or register for any classes still available.

Otherwise, attendees may, upon request, receive a refund equal to half their purchase price before January 1. After January 1, no refunds are available.


2015 Event Sponsors:

Thank you to these businesses and organizations for sponsoring last year’s event:

CSANR color SARE_Western_Logo_Low
NWFCS logo
Spane CVVC logo
Snohomish Conservation District logo

Snohomish Cattlemen’s Association


Snohomish County Farm Bureau

Conway Feed


King Conservation District


LMF Feeds

Skagit Farmers Supply


Esary Roofing & Siding


Country Mudd

Land O’ Lakes Purina Feed

Critter’ Fencing

Mount Vernon Veterinary Hospital


Grow Northwest





Driving Directions:

Country Living Expo & Cattlemen’s Winterschool Location:

Stanwood High School

7400 272nd St NW

Stanwood, Washington, 98292

From I-5 take Exit 212 and head west on WA-532 (towards Stanwood/Camano Island).

Turn right onto 72nd Ave. NW and left onto 272nd St. NW. High school will be on your immediate left.



Contact the WSU Skagit County Extension Office at 360-428-4270, ext 0.


This conference was supported by the WSU Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources (CSANR) and the USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program (SARE).

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