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 & 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, Environmental Protection Agency 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.

July 7, 2010
Wicomico County Extension Office Meeting Room
28647 Old Quantico Road, Salisbury, MD  21802
Time:  8:00 am to 3:30pm.

To register: Jeri Cook  410-742-1178 , jcook2@umd.edu

This workshop is open to all.  If you need special assistance please register 2 weeks before the date.  Registration cost – $20 includes refreshments, lunch and materials.  Please register by June 30th.  For more information, call or email Jenny Rhodes, jrhodes@umd.edu, 410 758 0166 or Jennifer Timmons, mdchick@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 Queen Anne’s County Extension Office at 410.758.0166