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KCD Land & Water Stewardship Workshop Series

  • Written by Valley View Staff

Learn how to manage mud, manure and pastures on your rural property in the King Conservation District’s series of Land & Water Stewardship Workshops, Thursday evenings, Oct. 15 & 22 from 6:30 - 9 p.m.

The free workshops will be held at the King Conservation District offices, 1107 SW Grady Way, Suite 130, Renton, WA 98057.  

The workshops are designed to be small and personalized so you have a chance to ask questions, meet with KCD staff and other agency experts, and determine the best strategy for your own property.
See the workshop descriptions below.

Thursday, Oct. 15, Manure Management: Got Livestock? Got Manure!

Don’t let your manure go to waste—once composted it can be a great asset to your soil health and grass or crop production. Learn from King Conservation District Farm Planners to discuss your specific questions and find ways to make your manure work for you.

Topics will include:
- Composting Manure
- Sizing Composting Bins
- Chore Efficient Tools and Property Design
- Parasite Cycles & Animal Health
- Livestock Ordinance Regulations   
Thursday, Oct. 22, Pasture Management: Becoming a Grass Farmer
Take advantage of the excellent growing conditions of the Northwest and learn ways to manage your pasture to get rid of weeds and provide food and mental stimulation for your animals. You will learn how to determine the grazing capacity of your pasture and develop a grazing strategy that meets you and your animals’ needs. A free pasture stick will be given to all participants!
Topics will include:
- Rotational Grazing
- Managing Weeds
- Grazing Techniques and Animal Health
-Optimizing grass production

Register for all King Conservation District events at kingcd.eventbrite.com or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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