this just in! cornell poultry school
The Cornell Small Farms Program and Northeast SARE are pleased to co-sponsor the upcoming Cornell Poultry School for Small Farms. This full day workshop, to take place on Saturday, March 13, will provide poultry
information from basic to advanced topics.
The event kicks off at 8:30 AM at Cornell University’s Morrison Hall and wraps up at 3:30 PM. Cost is $45 per person or $75 for 2 people from the same farm. Students with ID can attend for $30 and children 12 & under are $15.
Read on for more about the workshop, or visit cornell's website for small farm news and events: www.smallfarms.cornell.edu.
New or novice poultry producers will find a wide range of topics including
Pastured Poultry 101, Poultry Health (conventional & natural), Free Range
Egg Production, and information on small scale processing, processing
regulations, turkey production and marketing strategies. If you are an
experienced or advanced poultry person plan on attending the Poultry 201
session or explore organic production. Both groups will find the
Successful Farm Business and Marketing Strategies for Small Farms panel
sessions and visits to the various vendors and exhibitors a worthwhile
The Poultry School is hosted by the Central NY Resource Conservation &
Development (RC&D), Cornell University Department of Animal Science and
Cornerstone Farm Ventures. You can register on-line at
www.cornerstone-farm.com, or by obtaining a registration form from Central
NY RC&D, 99 No. Broad Street, Norwich, NY 13815 or by calling Central NY
RC&D at 604-334-3231, ext. 4 for further information. Those from out of
town can reserve rooms from the ‘CU Poultry School’ block at the Ramada
Inn, Ithaca, for $79.95 plus tax per night. Come join other producers and
get the latest and greatest in small scale poultry production.
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