Upcoming Poultry Events: Poultry Processing Day and Egg Quality School – Don’t miss the last poultry workshops of the season – registration closes this week!
Poultry Processing Day Register by Saturday! Presented by New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, Monday, October 3; 7am – 2pm (or whenever we finish). At Ogonowski Memorial Fields – 126 Jones Ave., Dracut, Massachusetts.
Cost: Free. You provide the labor, we’ll provide the lunch, the training, and an experience to write home about! Click here to register, or find more information on our poultry workshops at: nesfp.nutrition.tufts.edu/resources/poultryschool.html.
Egg Quality Schools: Register by Friday! Presented by Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) and the Cooperative Extension Systems of the New England land grant universities. Thursday, October 6 and Friday, October 7 – Grafton, Massachusetts. Cost: $45
The purpose of the schools is to equip producers with skills and knowledge to help their hens produce the highest-quality eggs for their customers. Extension poultry specialist Kenneth Anderson from North Carolina State University will be the lead instructor for the two schools. For details, driving directions, and registration, visit umaine.edu/poultry/2011-new-england-egg-quality-schools