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Poultry Mortality Composting Course

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)
SAVE THE DATE Poultry Mortality Composting Course will be held at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) on January 12, 2017. Please continue to check back for more details closer to the date. Registration will be with Sheila Oscar at 410-742-1178 or soscar@umd.edu . This workshop is open...

Proposed Poultry Litter Management Act Means a Change in How Growers and Integrators Manage Litter

Photo by Edwin Remsberg This post should not be considered legal advice or a political statement for or against this proposed legislation I hope, this year, to look at more proposed legislation currently pending before the General Assembly during the 2016 session. Recently introduced was SB 496,...

Poultry Growers Will Have to Wait a Little Longer for Crop Insurance Coverage

Photo By Edwin Remsberg Early in January, poultry growers got bad news that high pathogen avian influenza (HPAI) was back again this time in a turkey flock in Indiana. This brings back concerns that HPAI could hit the Delmarva area later this year. With poultry growers once again concerned about...

Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Wicomico County Extension Office
In Case of HPAI Break Glass FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE University of Maryland Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers 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...

New Grower Training

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Denton, Maryland
New Grower Training - Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers and Potential Growers The University of Maryland Extension has created a one-day workshop for new poultry farmers on Delmarva focusing on poultry farm management and will be held Tues day, December 8, 2015 . With today's...

Keeping Poultry Healthy Workshop

Tuesday, Sep. 15, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Salisbury Tractor Supply Company
Are you prepared to keep your poultry healthy during the fall and winter seasons? Join the University of Maryland Extension to learn about tips on keeping your small flock healthy. Have your questions answered by poultry experts and specialists. When: Tuesday Evening - September 15, 2015 - 5:30 pm...

Cancelled - Keeping Poultry Healthy Workshop

Tuesday, Sep. 8, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Berlin Tractor Supply Company
Are you prepared to keep your poultry healthy during the fall and winter seasons? Join the University of Maryland Extension to learn about tips on keeping your small flock healthy. Have your questions answered by poultry experts and specialists. When: Tuesday Evening - September 8, 2015 - 5:30 pm...

Poultry 101: Starting Your Small Flock

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 - 3:30pm to 8:00pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
Are you thinking about starting a small flock this spring but don’t know where to begin? Look no further! This workshop will introduce you to everything you need to know to successfully begin raising poultry. Topics will include zoning and legal restrictions on keeping poultry, housing needs,...

Best Practices for Animal Quarantine

Quarantining new and sick animals is a practice that most livestock producers are familiar with. With the spreading avian flu predicted to reach Maryland in the coming months, it’s also something that’s been on the forefront of my mind recently. We all know that quarantine is important in reducing...
Avian Influenza - Protecting Your Flock's Health, Avian Influenza Preparations Continue on Delmarva, Energy Savings' Financial Help Available for Delaware Chicken Growers, On-Farm Poultry Freezer Technology Now Available on Delmarva, MDE Requirements for ExpandingMore info

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