Tuesday, February 19, 2013

IPM Workshop at UMES

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) will be holding a 2013 Spring Small Farm Workshop Series. The 4th workshop in the series is a Small Ruminant Integrated Parasite Management Workshop. It will be held Saturday, April 20. Participants will learn about  gastrointestinal parasites that badger sheep and goats, anthelmintic resistance and practices to mitigate or mange parasite burdens. 

Dr. Nelson Escobar
The 3-hour morning session will serve as the introduction for the afternoon hands-on training session, which will allow participants to get certified in the use of the FAMACHA© score card. Dr. Enrique Nelson Escobar, Associate Professor and Small Ruminant Specialist, will conduct the workshop in the Center for Food Science and Technology on the UMES campus. The registration fee is $20 per person.

For more information, contact Kayla Parmar at (410) 651-6070 or by email at kjparmar@umes.edu.  Online registration is available at  www.umes.edu/1890-mce.

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