Deep South Poultry
Conference May 17
Tifton, Ga., RDC
Georgia farmers are the nation's top poultry producers. Their yearly broiler and egg crops are valued at nearly $2.8 billion. With that much at stake, they need the wealth of information being offered in the Deep South Poultry Conference May 17 in Tifton, Ga.
The program will open with 7:30 a.m. registration at the Rural Development Center off I-75 (exit 64).
In the opening sessions, university and industry experts will address topics from nutrient management plans to protecting poultry houses and equipment from lightning.
After the morning break, the program will be divided into separate sessions for breeders and broilers. The sessions will end at 3:20 p.m.
The deadline to register is May 10. A $35 fee covers lunch, refreshments and the conference proceedings. For more information, call Keith Bramwell at (912) 386-3418.
(Dan Rahn is a news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.)