University of Maryland Extension

New Grower Training

Friday, Mar. 20, 2015 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Somerset Extension Office
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New Grower Training  

Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers


The University of Maryland Extension has created a one-day workshop for new poultry farmers on Delmarva focusing on poultry farm management and, due to inclement weather, has now been rescheduled for Friday, March 20, 2015. There is time to register even if you were not registered for the first date.


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


Registration cost of $30 includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and materials.


Please register by Monday, March 16, by contacting: Sheila Oscar at 410-742-1178,  OR  Shelia Shorter at 410-758-0166,



New Grower Training

Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers


8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Friday, March 20, 2015


University of Maryland’s Somerset County Extension Office 30730 Park Drive, Princess Anne, MD 21853


Jon Moyle, Poultry Specialist, 410-742-1178 x309, or Jenny Rhodes, Extension Educator, 410-758-0166


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


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University of Maryland Extension programs are open to all citizens without regard to race, color, gender, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation,

 marital or parental status, or national origin.

$30 Registration includes breakfast, lunch, and materials
Sheila Oscar
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