Thursday, July 19, 2012

Upcoming FAMACHA©/IPM Workshop

An Integrated Parasite Management (IPM) workshop will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2012, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Mill of Hampstead, 607 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, Maryland  21074.

FAMACHA scoring
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 & Goat Specialist.

Participants in the workshop will receive a FAMACHA card and reference manual. The registration fee is $40 per person, family, or farm. The registration deadline is August 6.

The workshop is being co-sponsored by University of Maryland Extension and The Mill of Bel Air.  For more information, contact Susan Schoenian at (301) 432-2767 x343 or

Download program flyer and registration form

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