Agriculture

FRTEP continues to improve agriculture and natural resource
management skills in order to enhance productivity, sustainability, and
quality of rural life.

Programming has included:

  1. Working with the Tribal
    Livestock Association educating members on issues facing the cattle
    industry such as BSE and C00L and Tribal Fees
  2. Enhanced Bio-Agent release on weeds
  3. Weed and Pesticide Safety Workshops
  4. Range Department Education on topics as Mad Cow Disease (BSE), Foot and Mouth Disease, and Chronic Wasting Disease
  5. Agriculture articles and updates to over 5500 subscribers of the local Tribal Tribune newspaper
  6. Exploration of biofuels
Contact Information

Linda McLean

FRTEP Agent
Email: 
ljmclean@wse.edu
Phone: 
(509) 775-5235
Fax: 
(509) 634-2353
Address: 

350 E. Deleware Ave, #9,
P.O. Box 111,
WSU Colville Reservation,
Republic, WA 99166-9747

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Diffuse knapweed has covered thousands of acres of grasslands on the Colville Reservation.