Agriculture & Natural Resources

Keeping Disease Off Poultry Farms


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

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: Elks Lodge #1624, 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
REGISTRATION DEADLINE is September 25, 2015

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.

Nutrient Management Credits Available : 2.0 for Delaware and Maryland