University of Maryland Extension

Poultry Grower's Disease Control Workshop: Keeping Disease Off of the Poultry Farm September 30, 2015

Wednesday, Sep. 30, 2015 (All day)
Three different locations throughout the day - see below
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Please note: this program was offered in Princess Anne, MD, Georgetown, DE and Harrington, DE on June 11, 2015. You may only receive nutrient management credits for attending this program ONCE.

•    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon:   E l k s  L o d g e  # 1 6 2 4 , 1944 Worcester Hwy., Pocomoke City, MD

•    2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.:    Bridgeville Fire Hall, 311 Market St., Bridgeville, DE

•    6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.:   Ruthsburg Community Club, 105 Damsontown Rd., Queen Anne, MD

Topics Include:

Avian Influenza Outbreaks in Commercial Poultry in the U.S.
Dr. David Shapiro, Veterinarian, Perdue Farms

Practical Biosecurity Best Management Practices for Broiler Growers
Dr. Jon Moyle, Extension Specialist, University of Maryland Extension
Ms. Jenny Rhodes, Ag Extension Educator, University of Maryland Extension
Mr. Bill Brown, Poultry Extension Agent, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension

Avian Flu Response and Control Plan on Delmarva
Dr. Don Ritter, Veterinarian, Mountaire Farms

Two DE & MD Nutrient Management Credits Available

REGISTRATION DEADLINE is September 25, 2015

Please register online by visiting:

When registering, please be sure to choose the location of the workshop you would like to attend.

For more information, please contact Lisa Collins at or call (302) 856-2585 x702

This event is hosted by University of Delaware Cooperative Extension and University of Maryland Extension, in cooperation with Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc., Delaware Department of Agriculture and Maryland Department of Agriculture.

Cooperative Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Cooperative Extension Office. All reasonable efforts will be used to meet the accessibility requests. Please contact the office two weeks prior to event to request assistance.

Lisa Collins
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Contact Phone: 
(302) 856-2585 x702
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