University of Maryland Extension

Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

When: 
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Where: 
Caroline-Dorchester County Fairground's 4-H Park - Williams Building
Address: 
8320 Detour Road
Denton, MD 21629
United States
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:      October 4, 2016


Time:      8:00 am to 3:00 pm


To register: please contact Sheila Oscar at 410-742-1178 or soscar@umd.edu

This program will offer:

6.0 Delaware Nutrient Management Continuing Education Credits

4.0 Maryland Nutrient Management Continuing Education Credits (all categories)

 

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, and materials at no cost to you.

Please register by Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

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

SPONSORED BY:  

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: 
Free and includes breakfast, lunch, and materials
Contact: 
Sheila Oscar
Contact Email: 
soscar@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
410-742-1178
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