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Winter feeding area.
Methow River, Okanogan County, Twisp
Nutrients accumulate on livestock calving grounds.
Okanogan Conservation District.
Excess nutrients tend to accumulate on livestock calving grounds. Agricultural
fields in close proximity are becoming harder to find.
Environmental Quality Incentive Program through the Natural Resources
A young cattlemen realizes that yearly wintering of cows tends to build
nutrients to the point where he may loose productivity on the land where he put in a center pivot.
The land owner has entered into a Coordinated Resource Management plan and is
working with neighbors on stretching the time he is out on winter pasture until
he comes in to calve.
Will Keller, NRCS Okanogan, (509) 422-2750, ext. 104
NRCS, Winter 2008
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