Small Farm, Hobby Farm Livestock Workshop Set For August 12th
Thursday Jul 24, 2014 12:33am
By: Jim Measel
(PLEASANT LAKE) - A small farm and hobby farm livestock workshop will be held on August 12th at the Chris and Beth Ann Mathews Hobby Farm on East Bellefontaine Road east of Pleasant Lake. The workshop will start at 6:30pm. The featured speaker will be Michigan State University Extension Livestock Environmental Educator Shelby Bollwahn. Topics will include manure management, animal mortality, rotational grazing and watering systems.
The workshop is sponsored by the St. Joseph River Watershed Initiative, the Steuben County Soil and Water Conservation District and a Nonpoint Source pollution Prevention grant from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.
Registration is encouraged but walk ins are welcomed. For more information or to register, call the Steuben County Soil and Water Conservation District at (260) 665-3211, extension three.