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UMES Extension collaborates on free Poultry Field Day for stakeholders

  • Poultry Science Field Day-tableUMES Extension is a partner for a Poultry Field Day on November 3 at Walton Farms LLC in Georgetown, Delaware.  The full-day event (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) features speakers on topics such as winter ventilation, heater repair, litter management and generator maintenance along with demonstration stations on Solair-Green Energy, composting and recent developments in energy savings.

    In addition to UMES Extension, other hosts include the Delmarva Chicken Association, University of Maryland Extension, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension, Fulton Bank, Mountaire Farms and Marydel Ag SupplyJones-Hamilton Ag is providing a complimentary lunch for participants.

    The event is free for poultry growers on Delmarva, but registration is required prior to November 1 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poultry-field-day-tickets-189863786697. COVID-19 protocols for Delaware and Sussex County will be followed.Poultry Field Day

    Visit the newly built commercial chicken house to see the latest in construction.  Nutrient Management credits for Maryland (up to two) and Delaware (up to four) are available.

    For more information, contact Jennifer Timmons, assistant professor, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Sciences, jtimmons1@umes.edu, or 410-651-6542.

     

    Gail Stephens, agricultural communications, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences, gcstephens@umes.edu, 410-621-3850.