University of Maryland Extension

Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

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The University of Maryland Extension has created a one-day workshop for new poultry farmers on Delmarva focusing on poultry farm management.  With today's environment, it is important to learn abou 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 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 July 18, 2014, at:

Or to register by phone, contact:  Sheila Oscar at 410-742-1178 or Shelia Shorter at 410-758-0166

What: Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers
When: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM, Friday, July 25, 2014
Where: Caroline-Dorchester County Fairgrounds 4-H Park, Williams Building, 8230 Detour Road, Denton, MD 21629

Jenny Rhodes, Extension Educator, 410-758-0166, or

Jon Moyle, Poultry Specialist, 410-742-1178 x309,   

**If you need special assistance to participate in the program, please contact Queen Anne's County Extension office at least two weeks in advance at 410-758-0166.

“University of Maryland Extension programs are open to all people 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.”

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