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Delaware poultry nutrient management information


January 2, 2009
By University of Delaware

December 15, 2008, Georgetown, DE – Poultry nutrient management
sessions are being held during Delaware Agriculture Week on Wednesday,
January 7, 2009.

December 15, 2008, Georgetown, DE – Poultry nutrient management sessions are being held during Delaware Agriculture Week on Wednesday, January 7, 2009.

These sessions will bring producers up-to-date on the most recent research on in-house litter composting, attic inlets, and poultry manure stockpiling as well as updates on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) inspections of poultry operations on Delmarva. Attendees have a choice of locations and times – during the morning in Georgetown or evening in Harrington.

Poultry Nutrient Management, Morning Session

Date: Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Time: 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Location: University of Delaware Carvel Research and Education Center, Georgetown

Program:

  • 10:00 a.m.—10:25 a.m. Update on In-House Composting of Litter. Bud Malone, Extension Specialist, University of Delaware
  • 10:25 a.m.—10:50 a.m. Recent Developments on EPA Involvement with Animal Feeding Operations in Delaware. William Rohrer, Delaware Nutrient Management Program
  • 10:50 a.m. BREAK
  • 11:00 a.m.—11:25 a.m. Attic Inlet Vents: Energy Savings and Litter Quality. Dr. Gary Van Wicklen, Associate Professor, University of Delaware
  • 11:25 a.m.—12:00 p.m. In-Field Stockpiling of Poultry Manure. Dr. Greg Binford, Associate Professor, University of Delaware
  • Noon. ADJOURN

Poultry Nutrient Management – Evening Session

Date: Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Dover Building, Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington, Delaware

Program:

  • Same as the morning session.


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