University of Maryland Extension

Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

Chickens
When: 
Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
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Where: 
Eldorado Brookview Fire Department
Address: 
5752 Eldorado Road
Rhodesdale, MD 21659
United States
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The University of Maryland Extension has created a one-day workshop for new and existing poultry farmers on Delmarva focusing on poultry farm management.  With today's environment, it is important to learn about the many aspects of poultry farm management.

The topics that will be addressed are:  farm management, site management and maintenance, best management practices, mortality, manure handling, litter management, windbreaks/vegetative environmental buffers, financial/recordkeeping, concentrated animal feeding operation regulations, nutrient management, comprehensive nutrient management plans, inspections and emergency preparedness.  We will also share all the information in a memory stick to take back to the farm with you for future reference.  Certificate of completion will be awarded to each participant.

When:        Friday, December 14, 2018

Where:      Eldorado Brookview Fire Department (5752 Eldorado Road, Rhodesdale, MD 21659)

Time:         8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Register:   On or before December 12 on Eventbrite at: https://poultry-farm-management.eventbrite.com or by calling Sheila Oscar at 410-742-1178 or email her at soscar@umd.edu

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.  There is a $5/person registration fee.

This workshop is open to all.  If you need special assistance, including dietary needs, please register two weeks before the date. We will have a light breakfast, lunch, and materials to take home with you. 

Please register by December 12.  For more information, call or email Jon Moyle, 410-742-1178, jmoyle@umd.edu, or Jenny Rhodes, 410-758-0166, jrhodes@umd.edu.

Maryland and Delaware Nutrient Management Credits will be available.

 

 Sponsored By:        Farm Credit

Cost: 
$5.00/person
Contact: 
Sheila Oscar
Contact Email: 
soscar@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
410-742-1178
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