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February 21, 2018


GET TO KNOW YOUR TOOLS: A panel presented vital information at the first Environmental Educational Workshop Sunday. Left to right: Dave McClure, Klickitat County Environment Director; Dr. Mary Schroeder, Goldendale High School Counselor; Dr. Michael Garnett, Klickitat Valley Health; Paulette Lefever Holbrook, Meeting Organizer.

An enthusiastic standing room only crowd gathered Sunday evening at the Goldendale Grange Hall for the first in a series of Environmental Educational Workshops sponsored by Goldendale Grange 49, Klickitat Valley Health and Goldendale Suicide Awareness /Prevention Coalition.

Wayne Pearson, SGS Dryland Crop Advisor started the evenings activities off with a discussion on soil acidity, an issue that is eventually going to affect every person in Klickitat County, whether you raise three tomato plants in your back yard or a dryland farmer raising hundreds of acres of wheat. Soil Ph is very complex issue that can be mitigated, although the fix is costly and needs to be formulated on an individ...

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