Small-Scale Poultry Production Course Feb. 25
Posted: January 8, 2013
Penn State Extension- Start Farming program will host a day-long workshop for folks who are raising, or thinking about raising poultry for income. This course will be held February 25 at the Berks County Ag Center in Leesport from 9am till 4:30pm and will cover topics such as breed identification, brooding and growing, meat and egg production, and nutrition and health.
The course will be led by Extension personnel as well as experienced poultry producers and industry experts. Participants will have a better understanding of what is needed to develop their own small-scale poultry operation.
The full price of this course is $65 per person. Thanks to funding provided by the Southeastern PA Agriculture Partnership, applicants can receive the reduced cost of $22.75. Applicants must be willing to provide their social security number and a post-course evaluation form, both a state requirement for utilizing PA Department of Labor & Industry grant funds. Forms will be e-mailed to you and must be completed prior to the workshop.
Registration fee covers cost of materials, refreshments, and lunch. For more information, contact Brian Moyer at 610-391-9840 or e-mail at email@example.com.
- Program Assistant