University of Maryland Extension


1 - Biosecurity - Newcastle Virus 2 - University of Maryland Extension Releases Farm Stress Management Online Resources 3 - Maryland Farm Succession Workshops 4 - ‘We Brought the Farm to Them’ (Choice Voice) 5...More info
In this issue: Seasonable Technology for Managing Poultry House Emissions First Farmers' Field Day at LESREC - A Success! UME Reps See Better Biosecurity Awareness Russia Confirms 13 More Avian Influenza Outbreaks Reviewing the Rules...More info

Commercial Poultry Growers Field Day

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
Haskins Farm
Commercial Poultry Growers Field Day, Wednesday, March 28, 2018 The Universities of Maryland and Delaware Extension, in conjunction with Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc., will be hosting an on-the-farm field day for commercial poultry growers. The field day will offer practical workshops, beneficial...

Annie’s Project: Women Managing Commercial Poultry

Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 - 9:15am
Carvel Research & Education Center OR UD Paradee Center
Annie’s Project Annie was a woman who grew up in a small town in Northern Illinois. Her goal was to marry a farmer and she did. Annie spent her lifetime learning how to be an involved business partner with her farm husband. Together they did great things, but it wasn’t easy. This is Annie’s Project...
USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H7 Avian Influenza in a Commerical Flock in Tennessee Poultry Operators Urged to Review Biosecurity Plans Summer is Coming - Prepare Broiler Houses Now Operation to Offer Solution for Utilizing Region's...More info
Biosecurity More Important Than Ever! Poultry Mortality Composting Course - Hurry to Register Broiler House Ventilation During Cold Weather Be Mindful of Electrical Safety on Your Farm Antibiotic Panelist Speak at DPI Hosted Event Probiotics,...More info

Grower Meeting - Litter Management & Biosecurity Plan

Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Somerset County Extension Office
Poultry Growers Meeting Monday, November 28, 2016 Topics: "Litter Management" and "Biosecurity Plan" Register by Tuesday, November 22, by contacting Sheila Oscar at 410-742-1178 or . Or by contacting Shelia Shorter at 410-758-0166 or . A light lunch will be provided...

Grower Meeting - Litter Management & Biosecurity Plan

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Tilghman Terrace
Poultry Growers Meeting Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Topics: "Litter Management" and "Biosecurity Plan" Register by Tuesday, November 22, by contacting Shelia Shorter at 410-758-0166 or . Or by contacting Sheila Oscar at 410-742-1178 or . A light lunch will be...

Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Caroline-Dorchester County Fairground's 4-H Park - Williams Building
The University of Maryland Extension has created 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...
New A.I. Biosecurity Videos Available Electrical Farm Safety Workshop Biosecurity Update - Avian Influenza Nationwide Survey Reveals Nearly 80 Percent of Americans Mistakenly Believe Chicken Contains Hormones or Steroids Manure Matching Service is Open for...More info


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