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 environment it is important to learn about the many aspects of poultry farm 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, inspections and emergency preparedness. We will also share all the information in a binder to take back to the farm for future reference. Certificate of completion will be awarded to each participant.

Date: Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

Wicomico Extension Office, 28647 Old Quantico Rd., Salisbury, MD 21801

Time: 8:00 am to 3:30pm.

To register: https://poultryfarmmanagement.eventbrite.com Or call Sheila Shorter at 410-758-0531

This workshop is open to all. If you need special assistance, please register two weeks before the date. Registration cost of $30 includes continental breakfast, lunch and materials. Please register by Nov. 4, 2013. For more information, call or email Jenny Rhodes, jrhodes@umd.edu, 410-758-0166 or Jon Moyle, jmoyle@umd.edu, 410-742-1178.

It is the policy of the University of Maryland, Agricultural Experiment Station and Maryland Cooperative Extension, that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or parental status, or disability. If you need special assistance to participate in the program, please contact Shelia Oscar at the Lower Shore Education and Research Center 410-742-1178.