2012 Delmarva Poultry Conference

August 17, 2012 in Uncategorized, Weekly Crop Update

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Ronald E. Powell Convention Center
Ocean City, MD

7:00 – 8:00 am REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN

8:00 am Switchgrass as a Litter Alternative
Bill Brown, University of Delaware
Jennifer Timmons, University of Maryland

8:25 am Managing Water for Performance
Susan Watkins, University of Arkansas

8:55 am Ten Steps to Drier Houses and Better Paw Quality
Jesse Campbell, Auburn University

9:25 am Vegetative Environmental Buffer Update
Jim Passwaters, Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc.

9:45 am Break/Refreshments/Exhibits

10:15 am Considerations for Attic Vent Installation
Jody Purswell, USDA-ARS

10:50 am Infectious Laryngotracheitis Disease Prevalence Patterns
Dan Bautista, University of Delaware

11:15 am Infectious Laryngotracheitis Control Strategies
David Shapiro, Perdue Farms, Inc.

11:40 am Using Technology to Enhance Management Decisions
Dan Goss, Verible

12:05 pm Flock Supervisors’ Award

12:15 pm Lunch and Exhibits

1:30 pm Solar Energy for Poultry Farms
Jim Glancey, University of Delaware

2:00 pm Poultry Grower Experiences with Solar Energy
Dan Heller, Flintrock Farm

Robbie Issacs, Issacs Farm

Terri Wolf King (unconfirmed), Cornerstone Farm

2:45 pm LED Lights – New Technology in Lighting
Susan Watkins, University of Arkansas

3:15 pm Poultry House Water Supply
Jesse Campbell, Auburn University

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Princess Bayside Beach Hotel (Standard: $55 + tax, Bayfront efficiency: $69 + tax)
800-854-9785   www.princessbayside.com

Rooms are reserved under:
Delmarva Poultry Conference
Reservations must be made BEFORE August 27, 2012

Registration form and additional information is online at: http://extension.udel.edu/weeklycropupdate/files/2012/08/2012DelmarvaPoultryConference.pdf
or contact:
Lisa Collins: (302) 856-2585 x702 or lcollins@udel.edu