Calling at Veterans located in the Southern Tier (NYS):
Priority for spots will be given to veterans in the Southern Tier, but others are welcome to attend as space permits.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County will be hosting a workshop on learning the fundamentals of raising poultry in your backyard. This workshop will be a fast-paced, all-inclusive presentation on raising poultry. Topics that will be covered include: purchasing chicks, brooding birds, comparison of various production models, nutrition, management, processing and marketing. We also will look briefly at egg production, broiler production and turkey production. and then will host an on-farm hands-on component at a local farm to see some techniques in action.
Date: Saturday August 6th
Location: Wild Rose Farm (Owego, NY)
Cost: $15pp, includes lunch and all materials
Click here to register.
This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number 2015-70017-22882.