University of Maryland Extension

Delmarva Broiler Lighting Conference

Tuesday, Mar. 11, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
See Time and Location Below 'Agenda'
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Delmarva Broiler Lighting Conference

Sponsored by the Universities of Delaware and Maryland

In Cooperation with Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc.

Supported by:

 Delaware Electrical Cooperative

Choptank Electrical Cooperative

Delmarva Power



Tuesday, March 11, 2014

8-10 a.m. - Delaware Electric Co-op Conference Room, 14198 Sussex Hwy.,            Greenwood, DE 19950

1-3 p.m. - University of Delaware's Carvel Research and Education Center,                       16483 County Seat Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947

6-8 p.m. - Somerset County Agricultural and Civic Center, 11828 Crisfield Lane,            Princess Anne, MD 21853


Lighting Technology Basics                                          Dr. Eric Benson

    How they work / Efficiencies / limitations / Differences / Dimmer issues

    Incandesce, Florence, Cold Cathode, LED

Physiology of Broiler Lighting                                     Mr. Bob Alphin

    Pineal/ Optic Nerve receptors/ Pituitary and hormonal response

Current Research Review and LED Update
Performance Economics and ROI                                Bill Brown- Georgetown Location
                                                                                                     Jon Moyle - Princess Anne Location
                                                                                                   Jenny Rhodes- Harrington Location
Brood Lighting Options and Cost                              Bill Brown, Jon Moyle
Cost Share Opportunities Energy Audits              NRCS Delaware and Maryland
Lighting Survey and Impacts                                      Jenny Rhodes
Jonathan Moyle
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