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Free Small Farms Expo coming up March 12

Mar 3rd, 2016 | Category: News

LYNDEN ‑ The Whatcom Conservation District and Whatcom County Public Works are hosting a free Small Farms Expo on Saturday March 12 to help connect small farmers, homesteaders and others with local resources. The event, held 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, will have both indoor and outdoor exhibits, products,  services, and seminars. Designed to be an informal meet-and-greet and networking event, visitors can engage with vendors, experts and other small farmers, and learn about resources for healthy crops, animals, pastures and more. Free tarps and free soil tests will be available to qualifying farmers, while supplies last. Presentations include: 11:30 a.m. Scratch and Peck Feeds: Feed requirements and S&P offerings; noon, Dr. Gale DeJong, Kulshan Vet: Trimming and Disease; 12:45 p.m. Dr. Amber Itle, WSDA State Vet: Protect your Livestock & Poultry from disease; 1:30 p.m. Dr. Susan Kerr, WSU Ext Livestock Specialist: Establishing your Herd or Flock; 2:15 p.m. Liam Shaw, Gallagher Fencing : Tools and benefits of using electric fence. A number of exhibitors include local service providers and organizations. There will be no farm animals present at this event. For more information, visit www.whatcomcd.org/upcoming-events or contact Aneka Sweeney at (360) 526-2381 x103, asweeney@whatcomcd.org.

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