LYNDEN — “Solarize for Smart Business” is a free informational workshop set for noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 23, in the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St.

WHATCOM — With “Pastured Sheep Farming” as the topic, there will be a field walk led by the Conservation District at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 16, to highlight the benefits of rotational grazing for horses and other livestock.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on May 3 announced the April Federal Order Class III benchmark milk price at $15.96 per hundredweight. That is up 92 cents from March, $1.49 above April 2018 and the highest Class III price since September 2018.

Lynden couple Sandra and Carl Bryant together operate Showcase Mosaics and create murals as art for public places. Their showpieces in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and California have been reported in the past by the Lynden Tribune. This is from the Bryants on their latest artistic effort.

LYNDEN — Andrew Jewell of Lynden has been named by Farmers Insurance for the fifth time to its President’s Council, recognizing the top 1 percent of the company’s 14,000 agents.

EVERSON — The Farm Service Agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture offers specially targeted farm ownership and farm operating loans to underserved applicants as well as beginning farmers and ranchers.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the March Federal Order Class III benchmark milk price April 3 at $15.04 per hundredweight, up $1.15 from February, 82 cents above March 2018 and the highest Class III price since October 2018.

BLAINE ­— At Semiahmoo Resort on  March 21 a sellout crowd of more than 400 heard who the winners were at the 2019 Business Awards Banquet of Business Pulse magazine and the Whatcom Business Alliance.

WHATCOM — Every third Thursday of the month, the Whatcom Farm Speaker Series presents a topic for anyone to be educated on. The Whatcom Conservation District is the key sponsor.

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