NC Broiler Supervisors’ Short Course

April 13, 2016
Union County Agriculture Center

3230-D Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112

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NC Broiler Supervisors' Short Course

Developing Leadership for the Global Marketplace

Objective

To provide updated technical information for live production and grow out managers, broiler flock supervisors and other personnel related to broiler chicken production.


Registration

Advanced registration is requested to assist the University in making plans for the group. The registration fee is $50.00 per person, which includes a copy of the proceedings, lunch, snacks and door prizes.

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Cancellation Policy

If NCSU cancels a program, a full reimbursement of fees will be made. However, in the event the participant needs to cancel, a written notice (fax is acceptable) is required. A $25 fee will be charged for cancellation four or more business days before the starting date of the program. No reimbursement will be made if cancellation occurs within three business days of the program, or if the participant fails to attend. Substitutions will be accepted in most cases.

Poultry House and Chicken

Program 2016

8:00 – 8:18 Registration

8:20 – 8:30 Opening Remarks Dr. Mike Williams, Head Prestage Dept. of Poultry Science

8:30 – 9:05 Avian Influenza – An Update on Epidemiology and Protection Dr. Simon Shane, Adjunct Professor NC State University

9:05 – 9:40 State Preparedness for Poultry Diseases Dr. Sarah Mason, NCDA

9:40 – 10:00 Coffee Break

10:00- 10:30 Update on Broiler Equipment Dr. Brian Fairchild, University of Georgia

10:30 – 11:00 New Developments on Broiler Housing Vencomatic

11:00 – 11:30 Improving house Ventilation Dr. Steven Mathis, Sampson CC.

11:30-12:00 Electrical disaster and summer preparedness Richard Currin, NC State University

Lunch 12:50

Broiler Service Persons Awards Dr. Edgar O. Oviedo, NCSU & NC Poultry Federation

1:00 – 1:45 LED lighting and dimmers Dr. Brian Fairchild, University of Georgia

1:45 – 2:30 Improving relationships with growers Warren Harris, Hubbard Farms

2:30 – 3:00 Concluding Remarks

2:30 -8:00 9th 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

Phone: +1 (919) 515-5391
Fax: + 1 (919) 515-7070
E-mail: ncsupoultrycourses@ncsu.edu

General Information

All sessions will be held at the  Union County Agriculture Center in Monroe, NC  (3230-D Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112).  Just off US 74 East between Monroe and Wingate.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

FROM RALEIGH: Take US 1 South to Rockingham take US 74 West toward Charlotte/Monroe. When you pass Wingate University (on the right in Wingate, NC) Presson Rd will be about 1mile on the left (turn at Brooks Tractor Sales) Drive time is approximately 2 ½ hours.

FROM SOUTHERN PINES: Take US 1 South to Rockingham take US 74 West toward Charlotte/Monroe. When you pass Wingate University (on the right in Wingate, NC) Presson Rd will be about 1mile on the left (turn at Brooks Tractor Sales) Drive time is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

FROM WILKESBORO: Take US 421 to I 77 South to Charlotte exit on NC16 S/Brookshire Blvd. Exit left onto US 74 East. Follow US 74 east through Monroe and turn right onto Presson Road 2.3 miles past the US 601/74 split (turn at Brooks Tractor Sales). Drive time is approximately 2 hours.

FROM FAYETTEVILLE: Take US 401 South to Laurinburg. Take US 74 West from Laurinburg toward Rockingham follow us 74 to Wingate. When you pass Wingate University (on the right in Wingate, NC) Presson Rd will be about 1mile on the left (turn at Brooks Tractor Sales) Drive time is approximately 2 hours.

FROM GASTONIA: Take I 85 North towards Charlotte then take I 485 south toward Pineville/ Mathews take US 74 East Exit to Monroe. Follow US 74 east through Monroe and turn right onto Presson Road 2.3 miles past the US 601/74 split (turn at Brooks Tractor Sales). Drive time is approximately 1 ½ hours.

FROM STATESVILLE: Take I 77 South to Charlotte exit on NC16 S/Brookshire Blvd. Exit left onto US 74 East. Follow US 74 east through Monroe and turn right onto Presson Road 2.3 miles past the US 601/74 split (turn at Brooks Tractor Sales).

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Additional Extension Events:

International Course on Poultry Production

Poultry Decision Maker’s Workshop Series


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