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Raising guinea fowl

Monday, April 15, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT

There has been growing interest in raising guinea fowl. The reasons vary from income (from meat and/or eggs), guard duty, to insect control. Dr. Samuel Nahashon from Tennessee State University will discuss keeping small flocks of guinea fowl. Dr. Nahashon is a Research...

Producing poultry meat on pastures

Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT

There has been an increased demand for pasture-raised meat, including poultry. The webinar will cover a variety of issues related to raising poultry on pasture. Dr. Anne Fanatico will be discussing various aspects of raising poultry on pasture. Dr. Fanatico is an Assistant...

Coaching a 4-H poultry judging team

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

4-H poultry judging contests teach participants to make decisions in an orderly manner, use reasoning skills, and to communicate decisions. They also learn to use USDA grading criteria to determine the quality of ready-to-cook poultry and eggs. Participants evaluate groups of...

Participating in the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST

The National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference is where competition and fellowship develop the next generation of leaders. Life skills learned in the events include becoming an informed consumer; food safety; leadership; communication skills; problem solving and decision making....

So you want to raise turkeys

Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 7:00 pm EST

After enjoying turkey for Thanksgiving and/or Christmas are you having thoughts of raising your own for 2013? Dr. Brigid McCrea will be discussing what is involved in raising a home turkey flock. Dr. McCrea serves as Associate Professor and Extension Poultry Specialist at...

Winter care of small and backyard flocks

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 7:00 pm EST

Most poultry can handle cold weather very well as long as they are sheltered from wind and kept dry. To keep hens laying, however, requires light supplementation. We'll be discussing what is involved in keeping poultry productive through the cold weather of winter.

Poultry break even calculator for small and backyard poultry flocks

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 7:00 pm EST

Learn how to use a spreadsheet for your backyard, small scale or medium-sized poultry enterprise with a free 60-minute eXtension webinar to be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 7 PM eastern time. Adam Hady of Wisconsin Extension developed a spreadsheet designed to help...

Controlling Listeria for RTE Meat and Poultry

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 2:30 pm EST

Controlling Listeria: What You Need to Know about USDA’s New Guidance A Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network webinar, co-sponsored by the American Association of Meat Processors, the American Meat Science Association, and the North American Meat Association In September,...

Producer Association Efforts to Address Carbon Footprints: Pork and Poultry

Friday, June 15, 2012 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Rick Stowell

Have you wondered how food animal producer groups have responded to the attention given to their industries as sources of greenhouse gas emissions? Are they resting on their laurels since livestock and poultry production has been shown to be a relatively minor contributor to...

NAQSAT: A Tool for Air Emissions Reduction

Friday, October 15, 2010 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Natalie Rector, Darrin Karcher

The second of a two part series about the National Air Quality Site Assessment Tool (NAQSAT). This presentation will include an overview and case studies on swine and poultry operations. Presenters are: Natalie Rector, Jerry May, and Darrin Karcher, Michigan State University....