University of Maryland Extension

Poultry Growers Discussion Group Meeting

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When: 
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Where: 
Caroline-Dorchester County Fairground's 4-H Park
Address: 
Caroline-Dorchester County Fairground's 4-H Park
8230 Detour Rd.
Denton, MD 21629
United States
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Poultry Growers Discussion Group Meeting

When:                             Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Time:                               6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Where:                            Caroline-Dorchester County Fairground’s 4-H Park

Address:                         8230 Detour Rd., Denton, MD 21629

Event Type:                    Poultry Growers Farm Management Meeting

The University of Maryland Extension, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension, along with Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc.,  invite you to attend a meeting for poultry farmers on Delmarva focusing on disease challenges and ventilation to be held Tuesday, October 9, 2018. 

The topics that will be addressed are:  "Current Disease Challenges" by Dr. Dan Bautista, from the University of Delaware, and "Circulation Farns and Variable Speed Tunnel Fans...Improving Bird Health and Reducing Power Costs" by Michael Czarick, from the University of Georgia

Registration is free and a "light dinner" will be provided. 

This project is supported by the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grant (No. 2015-68004-23131) from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Please register early!! Register by Monday, October 5, on Eventbrite:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/commercial-poultry-growers-discussion-meeting-tickets-48653106752

Contacts:  Jon Moyle, Poultry Specialist, 410-742-1178 x309, jmoyle@umd.edu

                 Jenny Rhodes, Extension Educator, 410-758-0166, jrhodes@umd.edu

                 Georgie Cartanza, Poultry Extension Agent, 302-856-7303, cartanza@udel.edu


This workshop is open to all.  **If you need special assistance, please register and let us know two weeks before the date.

The University of Maryland Extension 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.                            

     

           

Cost: 
Free
Contact: 
Sheila Oscar
Contact Email: 
soscar@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
410.742.1178
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