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Audio: Tips On Keeping Birds Cool During Extended Hot Weather Periods - The extended heat wave is hammering houses throughout the U.S.  Ag Engineer Jim Donald of the National Poultry Technology Center shares tips from their recent newsletter to help you stay ahead of the foul temps.

Chicken growers who want to learn more about solar technology and determine if it is appropriate for their operations now have an excellent resource from the Delaware Department of Agriculture. The new guide is an educational resource to help growers understand the numerous and interconnected aspects of a solar project.

Topics covered in the Solar Technology Guide include:

  • Financial and other incentives
  • Technology
  • Financing
  • Third part land leases
  • Examples of potential solar applications in agriculture
  • Best practices
  • Additional resources

Click below for the documents (PDF).

Solar Technology Guide Resources

Solar Technology FAQs

PowerPoint Presentations

  • Maryland Poultry Research Projects 2011
  • Poultry Research Update - Presented to the DPI Grower Committee
  • Updates to the VEB Program

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    PowerPoint Presentations

  • Are You Ready for Your CAFO Inspection?
  • Maryland Poultry Educational Programs
  • Preparing for Snow
  • Preventing Fires in Manure Storage Structures
  • Delmarva Broiler Farm Water Usage

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