Monday, August 12, 2013

IPM Workshop in Flintstone, Maryland

An Integrated Parasite Management (IPM) workshop will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2013, at 9:30am- 1:30pm at the Flinn Family Farm, located at 17807 Breakneck Road Ne, Flintstone, Maryland, 21530.

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. Checks payable to University of Maryland. To register, call (301) 724-3320 or send an e-mail to The registration deadline is August 30.  

The workshop is being co-sponsored by University of Maryland Extension and Allegany County 4-H.  For more information, contact Susan Schoenian at (301) 432-2767 x343 or

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