Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Upcoming IPM (FAMACHA) Workshop

An Integrated Parasite Management (IPM) workshop will be held on Friday, October 4, 2013, 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at North Harford High School, located at 211 Pylesville Road, Pylesville, Maryland, 21132.

The workshop will consist of two hours of lecture/discussion and two hours of hands-on activity. The hands-on activity will include FAMACHA card training and an introduction to fecal egg counting. The instructor will be Susan Schoenian, University of Maryland Extension Sheep and Goat Specialist.

Participants in the workshop will receive a FAMACHA card and reference manual. The registration fee is $40 per person, family, or farm; make checks payable to “Harford EAC”. To register, call (410) 638-3255 or send an e-mail to The registration deadline is September 30.  

This workshop is being co-sponsored by University of Maryland Extension, Faint Away Farm, and North Harford High School’s Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences magnet program.  For more information about the program, contact Susan Schoenian at (301) 432-2767 x343 or For general inquiries or directions, contact Sara BhaduriHauck at (410) 638-3255 or

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