University of Maryland Extension

Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

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When: 
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
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Where: 
Eastern Shore Hospital Center
Address: 
English Hall (Separate entrance on right side of Center)
5262 Woods Rd.
Cambridge, MD 21613
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 University of Maryland Extension              

Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

The University of Maryland Extension is offering 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 for future reference. Certificate of completion will be awarded to each participant. 

This workshop is limited to 40 participants and there is a $5 registration fee.

 Date:     Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Where:   Eastern Shore Hospital Center, 5262 Woods Road, Cambridge, MD

Time:      8:00 am to 3:00pm.

Register on Eventbrite:  https://new-existing-growers-training.eventbrite.com

Or by calling Sheila Oscar prior to January 17, 2018 at 410-742-1178 or email at soscar@umd.edu.

This workshop is open to all. If you need special assistance, please register two weeks before the date.  Please register by January 17, 2018. For more information, call or email Jon Moyle, jmoyle@umd.edu, 410-742-1178 or Jenny Rhodes, jrhodes@umd.edu, 410-758-0166.

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The University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources programs are open to all and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation, or gender identity and expression.

If you need special assistance to participate in the program (including special dietary needs), please contact Sheila Oscar at the Lower Eastern Shore Research and Center, 410-742-1178.

Cost: 
There is a $5 fee to cover costs of a light breakfast, lunch, and take-home memory stick
Contact: 
Jonathan Moyle
Contact Email: 
jmoyle@umd.edu
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410-742-1178
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