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Spring Pasture Management & Goat Kidding at Bowman Farms
April 18, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Audience: Farmers, Homesteaders and Producers Only
Join farmers Mark and Nancy Bowman of Bowman Farms in Port Angeles for an on-farm tour on April 18th from 1pm – 4pm. Nancy will be sharing their expertise on spring pasture management and goat kidding. WSU Extension and Clallam Conservation District staff will be onsite offering best management practices for spring pasture management.
Dirt Talk Farm Walks provide farmer-to-farmer education to promote the exchange of ideas and innovations related to sustainable and organic farming in our region. This farm walk is open to all beginning and current farmers, not to the general public.
Topics to be discussed during the Farm Walk:
- Goat kidding:
- Best practices for optimal animal health
- Breeding considerations
- Spring pasture management:
- Plant and grass ID
- Rotational grazing
- Managing stubble height, harrowing, mowing and more
- This farm walk is open to all beginning and current farmers, not to the general public.