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Upcoming Virtual Events

Check out these upcoming virtual event opportunities offered by the Agriculture and Natural Resources agent at UF/IFAS Extension Baker County.

Small & Backyard Poultry: Home Remedies – What You Should and Should Not Do

June 1st, 3 PM Eastern

There is a lot of information on the internet on how to deal with injured or sick chickens. Some of the information is good but some not so good. Alicia Halbritter, from the Baker County Extension office in Florida, will discuss some of the different home remedies and which to avoid.

Register here: https://connect.extension.org/event/home-remedies-what-you-should-and-should-not-do 

Raising Meat Poultry –  Virtual Lunch & Learn

June10th, 12 PM Eastern

Meet with UF/IFAS Extension Baker County Agriculture Agent Alicia Halbritter to learn about raising meat poultry either for personal use or to sell! This workshop will cover the basics of raising meat poultry including breeds, feeding, and harvesting. Business management tips including budgeting, marketing, and regulations will be discussed.

Register here: https://bit.ly/BakerCoMeatPoultry

Backyard Poultry: To Vaccinate or Not

August 10th, 3 PM Eastern

Biosecurity is important for keeping diseases from your flock. Vaccinations CAN be an important tool in your biosecurity program. There are a lot of different types of vaccines out there. Which, if any, should you use? Alicia Halbritter from Baker County Extension in Florida will discuss the topic of vaccinations for backyard flocks – should you or shouldn’t you?

Register here: https://connect.extension.org/event/backyard-poultry-to-vaccinate-or-not

Deer Management for a Successful Hunt – Virtual Lunch & Learn

August 12th, 12 PM Eastern

Meet with UF/IFAS Extension Baker County Agriculture Agent Alicia Halbritter to learn about managing wild deer populations to increase your hunting success. This workshop will discuss food plots, harvesting deer, and present an annual management calendar.

Register here: https://bit.ly/BakerCoDeerHunt

Self-Paced Online Courses Available: https://ifas.catalog.instructure.com/?category%5Bid%5D=75654&category%5Bname%5D=UF%2FIFAS%20Extension%20Baker%20County

Looking to get started with raising backyard chickens or just trying to learn more? This course offers a beginners guide to raising chickens for eggs and covers topics such as breed selection, housing, egg care, and much more.  8 guided modules with a range of course content for you to complete at your own pace. Certificate of completion offered after passing the final quiz. Certificate can be used to fulfill educational requirement for many cities Backyard Hen Permit.

Selling Backyard Poultry Products is a course designed for those seeking to start a business selling poultry or poultry products. This course will walk you through how to legally start your business of selling eggs, meat, or live poultry in the state of Florida. The course will also cover business management topics such as licensing/registration, record keeping, filing taxes, marketing your product, and drawing an income.

Whether you are looking to start a business or improve an existing business, this is the course for you!

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