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Delmarva Small Ruminant Conference


Saturday, December 9, 2017

Delaware State University

Bank of America Building

1200 N. DuPont Highway Dover, Delaware


This all-day conference will focus entirely on gastro-intestinal parasites (worms) that are the most problematic to small ruminant production and seek to educate stakeholders on the most up-to-date methods and recommendations for controlling these parasites. The program will include general and concurrent sessions and a separate program for older youth (age 14 and up).

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All speakers in the adult program are members of the American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control (ACSRPC). They include Dr. Kwame Matthews, Delaware State University; Dr. Nelson Escobar, University of Maryland Eastern Shore; Susan Schoenian, University of Maryland; Dr. Dahlia O’Brien, Virginia State University; and Dr. Niki Whitley, Fort Valley State University. Youth instructors are Susan Garey and Dan Severson from the University of Delaware and Ashley Travis from the University of Maryland. The youth program is intended to be hands-on and interactive.

Pre-registration required by November 20

Adults @ $40; Youth (14 and up) @ $30

Total Make checks or money order payable to Delaware State University and mail to:

Dr. Kwame Matthews

Delaware State University

1200 N. DuPont Highway Dover, Delaware 19940

Register online at

To request special assistance due to a disability, please contact Dr. Kwame Matthews, at 302.857.6540 or, by November 20, 2017.

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