NC Broiler Supervisors’ Short Course
April 1, 2020
Union County Agricultural Center
Developing Leadership for the Global Marketplace
This course provides updated technical information for live production and grow-out managers, broiler flock supervisors and other personnel involved in broiler chicken production.
Union County Agricultural Center in Monroe, NC.
Fees and Registration
Registration includes a copy of the proceedings, lunch, snacks and door prizes.
Advanced registration is requested to assist planning for the group.
If your plans change, you can cancel your registration. Please note the cancellation fees.
|NC State cancels program||No fee — full reimbursement|
|Participant cancels 4 or more business days in advance*||$25 fee|
|Participant cancels within 3 business days of workshop*||Full fee — no reimbursement|
|Participant does not attend workshop||Full fee — no reimbursement|
*If a participant needs to cancel, a written notice (fax is acceptable) is required.
Substitutions for participants who cannot attend will be accepted in most cases.
The 2020 program will be posted soon. Please see the 2019 program, below:
|8:10 – 8:30 a.m.||Registration|
|8:30 – 8:40 a.m.
||Opening Remarks — Dr. Jesse Grimes, Prestage Department of Poultry Science, NC State University
|8:40 – 9:20 a.m.||Effects of Fan Placement and Light Control Devices on Environmental Management in Broiler Houses — Dr. Joseph Purswell, USDA, MS
|9:20 – 9:40 a.m.||Update on Nutrient Management Plans — Richard Goforth, NC State Extension
|9:40 – 10:10 a.m.||Coffee break|
|10:10 – 10:50 a.m.||NC State Broiler Research Update — Dr. Edgar O. Oviedo, Prestage Department of Poultry Science, NC State University
|10:50 – 11:30 a.m.||Meat Quality: A Breeding Company’s Perspective — Dr. Mark Cooper, Cobb-Vandress|
|11:30 – 11:50 a.m.||NC State Poultry Health Program Update — Dr. Rocio Crespo, College of Veterinary Medicine, NC State University
|Noon – 12:50 p.m.||Lunch|
|12:50 – 1:00 p.m.||Broiler Service Persons Awards — Dr. Edgar O. Oviedo, Prestage Department of Poultry Science & NC Poultry Federation|
|1:0 – 1:40 p.m.||Recent Advances in LED Lighting for Poultry — Dr. Eric Benson, University of Delaware
|1:40 – 2:20 p.m.||Cool Cell Pad Maintenance — Isaac Singletary, Munters
|2:20 – 2:40 p.m.||Alternative Sources Heating: Wood Pellet Heating for Broilers — Melissa Patton, Carolina Land and Lakes RC&D
Solar Wall Heating — Dr. Jesse Grimes, Prestage Department of Poultry Science, NC State University
|2:40 – 2:45 p.m.||Concluding Remarks
|2:45 – 7:30 p.m.||12th Annual Union County Poultry Equipment Show
For additional information contact
Dr. Edgar O. Oviedo-Rondón
NC State University
Cooperative Extension Service
Prestage Department of Poultry Science
229 Scott Hall
Raleigh, NC 27695-7608