COLLEGE PARK, Md. — 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, nutrient management, inspections and emergency preparedness. We will also share all the information in a memory stick to take back to the farm for future reference. Certificate of completion will be awarded to each participant.
When: Thursday, April 25
Where: Lions Community Center, 5458 E Market St, Snow Hill, MD 21863
Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Maryland and Delaware Nutrient Management Credits will be available.
This workshop is open to all. If you need special assistance, including dietary needs, please register two weeks before the date. Registration is $10 and Farm Credit will provide a light breakfast and lunch.
Please register by April 22. For more information, call or email Jon Moyle, firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-742-1178, Jenny Rhodes, email@example.com, 410-758-0166, or Shawna Weimer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 301-405-1376.
— University of Maryland Extension