Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

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Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 -
8:00am to 3:00pm
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Somerset County Extension Office
300730 Park Drive #4
Princess Anne, MD 21853
United States
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University of Maryland Extension              

CONTACT:  Jon Moyle or Jenny Rhodes

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 25 participants and there is a $5 registration fee.


Date:  Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Where:  Somerset County Extension Office

 (30730 Park Dr. #4, Princess Anne, MD 21853)

Time:  8:00 am to 3:00pm.


Register on Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poultry-farm-management-for-new-existing-growers-tickets-35204851659

 Or by calling Sheila Oscar prior to August 25th 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. Cost for light breakfast, lunch, and materials are being covered by Farm Credit.  Please register by August 25, 2017. 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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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.  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.

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