LSU AgCenter poultry field day set for June 16

Brandy Orlando, Owens, William E.  |  4/29/2015 8:56:37 PM

News Release Distributed 04/29/15

HOMER, La. – The LSU AgCenter Hill Farm Research Station will host a poultry field day on June 16.

The event begins with registration at 9 a.m. followed by a walking tour at 9:30.

The field tours will include presentations by LSU AgCenter research and extension faculty on:

– Poultry management practices.

– Equipment evaluations and innovations.

– Pasteurization of broiler litter.

– Calibrating litter spreaders.

Resident coordinator Bill Owens will conduct a demonstration of the Ecodrum composter.

The field day will conclude with lunch at 11:30 a.m.

Following the field day, representatives from the AgCenter and U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service will conduct a Master Farmer workshop from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Owens 318-927-2578 ext. 226 or by email.

The Hill Farm Research Station is located at 11959 Highway 9 in Homer, Louisiana.

Brandy Orlando
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