2020 Hot Weather Management Workshop/Webinar - Cancelled

2020 Hot Weather Management Workshop/Webinar - Cancelled


A 2 ½ day training program has been specifically designed for those who want to learn more about the design and management of modern poultry houses. The workshop/webinar consists of lectures as well as hands on group exercises designed to help attendees gain a firm understanding of the principles behind hot weather poultry house management.

Heat stress and how birds cool themselves

Basic tunnel ventilation system design

Factors affecting air speed in tunnel houses

Factors affecting air speed uniformity in tunnel houses

Hot weather bird health issues

Tunnel ventilation and static pressure

Static pressure in tunnel houses

Tunnel fan selection

Evaporative cooling principles

How many tunnel fans should I use?

The importance of nighttime bird management during hot weather

Commonly asked questions about evaporative cooling

Tunnel ventilation system operation

Fan & evaporative cooling system maintenance

Hot weather management tips

Evaluating tunnel ventilation system performance


The registration fee of $525 ($425 for in-state) includes continental breakfast, lunch and dinner meals, refreshments, notebooks and other materials. The workshop will begin with registration at 8:00 AM on April 21st and will end at 12:00 PM on the 23rd. The cost of webinar is $125 for 1-4 people on one computer. The cost for 5 or more people is $300. You will receive an email confirming your registration. You will receive all the class notes prior to the workshop.

Registration for the Webinar is limited. Go to: http://bit.ly/2nr3Pjx Click on “Hot Weather Management Workshop.”.  April 21-23, 2020.   If interested in more information or sponsoring change contact information to Jeniece Vinson at jgvinson@uga.edu.  Online registration will receive immediate confirmation. Cancellation of registration less than two weeks prior to event will result in no refund.


Mike Czarick (UGA), Dr. Brian Fairchild (UGA), Dr. Jenny Nicholds (UGA), Isaac Singletary (Munters), & Dr. John Worley (UGA).

Location:  Oconee County Civic Center 2661 Hog Mountain Rd, Watkinsville, GA 30677

Hotel Registration:

A block of rooms has been reserved for our workshop at the Spring Hill Suites by Marriott Athens. This hotel Athens is located on 3500 Daniels Bridge Road, Athens, GA 30606. Guests may call the reservation office at (706) 353-8484 using the group code PVW or book online at https://bit.ly/2V7uX9x. You must enter this block codeonline to receive the workshop discount. The rooms at the discounted rate are $124. Please make your own reservations prior to March 20, 2020.