University of Maryland Extension

New Grower Training

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Denton, Maryland
Caroline County 4-H & Youth Park
Williams Building
8320 Detour Road
Denton, MD 21629
United States
Event Type: 

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 Tuesday, December 8, 2015.  With today's environment, it is important to learn about the many changing aspects of poultry 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, inspection and emergency preparedness.  We will also share all the information to take back to the farm for future reference.  A certificate of completion will be awarded to each participant.

Registration cost of only $10 includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and materials.

Please register early!! And no later than Tuesday, December 1, by contacting:  Sheila Oscar at 410-742-1178 or  OR  Shelia Shorter at 410-758-0166 or

What:        New Grower Training

                  Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

When:       8:30 AM - 3:00 PM, Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Where:     Williams Bldg., 8320 Detour Road,  Denton, MD 21629

Contacts:  Jon Moyle, Poultry Specialist, 410-742-1178 x309, or

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

This workshop is open to all.  **If you need special assistance, please register and let us know two weeks before the date.

See more at:

New Growers Training Flyer

The University of Maryland Extension programs are open to all 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.

Registration cost of $10 includes breakfast, lunch, and materials
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