University of Maryland Extension

Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

When: 
Monday, Apr. 4, 2016 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Where: 
University of Delaware - Elbert N. and Ann V. Carvel Research and Education Center • 16483 County Seat Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947 •
Event Type: 
Description/Notes: 

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 on a memory stick to take back to the farm for future reference. Certificate of completion will be awarded to each participant.


Date:      April 4, 2016


Place:     University of Delaware - Carvel Research & Education Center                                   16483 County Seat Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947


Time:      8:00 am to 3:00 pm.


To register: please contact Jan Unflat at 302-730-4000 or jmunflat@udel.edu or you may call Sheila Oscar at 410-742-1178 or soscar@umd.edu

This workshop is open to all. If you need special assistance, please register two weeks before the date. Registration cost of $20 includes continental breakfast, lunch, and materials.

Please register by Tuesday, March 30, 2016.

For more information, call or email Jon Moyle, jmoyle@umd.edu, 410-742-1178.

This program will offer:

6.0 Delaware Nutrient Management Continuing Education Credits

4.0 Maryland Nutrient Management Continuing Education Credits (all catagories)

If you need special assistance to participate in the program, please contact Shelia Oscar at the Lower Shore Education and Research Center 410-742-1178.


It is the policy of the University of Maryland, Agricultural Experiment Station and Maryland Cooperative Extension, that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or parental status, or disability.

Cost: 
$20 Registration includes breakfast, lunch, and materials to take home
Contact: 
Sheila Oscar
Contact Email: 
soscar@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
410-742-1178
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