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NC State Extension

Eastern NC Broiler Production Short Course

September 2, 2020

September 11, 2019
Duplin County Agricultural Extension Office


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.

Brochure and Program

Download the workshop brochure (PDF) to see the program and more information.

2019 Program

7:45 – 8:15 a.m. Registration
8:15 – 8:20 a.m.
Opening Remarks — Dr. Edgar O. Oviedo, Prestage Department of Poultry Science, NC State University
8:20 – 9:00 a.m. Chick Brooding Basics — Dr. Brian Fairchild, University of Georgia
9:00 – 9:40 a.m. Darkling Beetle Control: Update — Dr. Wes Watson, NC State University
9:40 – 10:10 a.m. Coffee break
10:00 – 10:40 a.m. House Tightening for Winter Ventilation — Michael Czarick, University of Georgia
10:40 – 11:20 a.m. Rodent Control — Michael Waldvogel, NC State University
11:20 – 12:00 p.m. Litter Moisture Control — Connie Mou, University of Georgia
12:45 p.m. Broiler Service Persons Awards — Dr. Edgar O. Oviedo, Prestage Department of Poultry Science & NC Poultry Federation
12:50 – 1:30 p.m. Broiler Housing Conversation Q&A — Michael Czarick, Brian Fairchild, Connie Mou, University of Georgia
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Transforming Litter Into Energy at the Farm — TBD, FWE GmbH
2:00 – 2:30 p.m. The Power of Solar in the Poultry Industry — Jeff Austin, LuminaSun Solar
2:30 p.m. Concluding Remarks


All sessions meet at the Duplin County Agricultural Extension Office.

Fees and Registration

Registration includes a copy of the proceedings, lunch, snacks and door prizes.

Per person $50

Advanced registration is requested to assist planning for the group.

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Cancellation Notice

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.

For additional information contact

Dr. Edgar O. Oviedo-Rondón, Professor and Extension Specialist
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

Additional Extension Events

International Course On Poultry Production

Poultry Decision Maker’s Workshop Series