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May 28

UPCOMING FARM WORKSHOPS

Posted on May 28, 2021 at 10:26 AM by Allan Warren

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WSU SUMMER COVER CROP FIELD DAY
Early September – date TBD
For more information contact Alison Nichols, AlisonN@piercecd.org / 253-845-9770 ext 132

Interested in learning more about optimizing spring and summer fallows with summer cover crops? Join us at a local Pierce County farm for a summer cover crop field day! PCD continues the collaboration with WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center to establish summer cover crop demonstrations at local farms to evaluate regional approaches to cover crop management and engage farmers around their research interests. Come see what we are learning and what ways summer cover crops can work for you!

MUD, PADDOCK FOOTING, AND MANAGING RUN-OFF 
August – date TBD
For more information contact Paul Borne, PaulB@piercecd.org / 253-845-9770 ext 105

Are you interested in improving your paddocks in preparation for the wet winter months? Do youCows want less mud and a more chore efficient operation? Join us at a local farm in the KGI Watershed to learn how you can create a drier, healthier environment for your animals. See and hear what run-off and mud management methods work for other livestock owners in the Pacific NW. Now is a good time to prepare for the upcoming wet weather!