OLYMPIA - Thurston County's Agriculture Advisory Committee is accepting applications for new members. Members advise the Board of County Commissioners on matters related to agriculture and the protection of land designated for agricultural use.-30-
Currently, we're seeking one non-farmer and two farmers.
To apply, go to Thurston County's boards and commissions web page. (http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/bocc/boards.htm). You'll find the application under the section titled 'More Information'. Complete and return the application as directed. Term length is two years. No prior board experience is necessary.
The Ag Committee is made up of farmers and non-farmers. Membership is open to commercial producers of food or forest crops as well as people with an interest in the agricultural industry. Poultry and shellfish farmers are encouraged to apply.
To learn more about the Agriculture Advisory Committee, visit our website www.co.thurston.wa.us/permitting/agriculture/agriculture-committee.html.