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Raising pigs: Veterinary experts, farmers share techniques, ideas

Jan 30th, 2019 | Category: Animals, News

LYNDEN – Conservation Practices for Whatcom County Pig Farms will be held Thursday, Feb. 21. Visit with the Whatcom Conservation District, invited experts from veterinary and agronomy professions, and local farmers, including Alluvial Farms, Bittersweet Farm, and pastured pork researchers from Kwantlen Polytechnic Institute in British Colombia. Discuss techniques to manage deterioration of vegetative ground cover, soil compaction, high nutrient input, irregular nutrient distribution and nutrient losses to ground water and to the atmosphere. It starts at 6 p.m. at the Ten Mile Grange, Lynden. RSVP (encouraged) to Corina Cheever, ccheever@whatcomcd.org or 360-526-2381 ext. 104.


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