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Rodent Control on Small Poultry Farms

Mice and rats are nuisance animals that typically can be found anywhere that poultry are grown. These rodents can spread disease and cause structural damage to your facilities, resulting in economic losses. Rodents are known to carry up to 45 different diseases including leptospirosis,...
September October 2014 LES Newsletter
This newsletter includes stories on saving RoundUp Ready seeds, Big Data, Agricultural research updates, nutrient managment, and pesticide voucher training.More info

High Beef Prices

Meat Case
Ag Marketing - News Update Retail beef prices are at a 20 year high. I have been asked why? Why is beef so high? The reasons: Less beef in the US due to drought/weather. We are exporting more beef and increasing imports of more lower quality beef to be made into ground beef. The drought from 2...

New Grower Training

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Caroline-Dorchester County Fairgrounds
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. With today's environment, it is important to learn abou the many aspects of poultry farm management...

Poultry Growers Meeting

Monday, May. 12, 2014 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Princess Anne, MD
Poultry Growers Meeting May 12 - Princess Anne, MD May 13 - Centreville, MD Topics: "Legal Aspects of Commercial Poultry Farming" This event will cover a host of legal issues that impact commercial poultry operations. Issues to be covered include liability for 3rd parties on the farm, employment...

Poultry and Rabbit Slaughter/Processing Training Workshop – Southern Maryland Region

Friday, Apr. 11, 2014 (All day)
Calvert County Economic Development Building
The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) in partnership with University of Maryland (UMD) and Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission will conduct a training workshop for poultry and rabbit slaughter and processing on Friday, April 11 at the Calvert County Economic Development...

Delmarva Broiler Lighting Conference

Tuesday, Mar. 11, 2014 - 8:00am to 10:00am
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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 Agenda Tuesday, March 11, 2014 8-10 a.m. - Delaware Electric...
State Veterinarian Offers Tips for Backyard Flock Owners Attending Poultry Events State Veterinarian Advises Backyard Flock Owners Attending Poultry Events to Protect their Flocks - Offers tips to...

Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 - 8:00am to 3:30pm
Wicomico Extension Office
POULTRY FARM MANAGEMENT FOR NEW & EXISITNG 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 environment, it is important to learn about the many aspects of poultry farm...

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