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Speaker Profile – Dr. Jon Moyle

Dr. Jon Moyle

Principle Agent and Extension Poultry Specialist
University of Maryland Extension


Dr. Jonathan “Jon” Moyle is the Extension Poultry Specialist for the University of Maryland. His research and outreach have included broiler production management, reproductive management and behavior in broiler breeders, improving organic and free-range poultry production, along looking for natural compounds that can be used to help growers prevent and control disease. Currently, he works to educate growers through classes and other media on ways to improve broiler production and comply with government regulations.  He also conducts on-farm research to help growers improve production, sustainability, and bird well-being.  Additionally, he is looking at ways to help growers improve nutrient management, farm management, and biosecurity.  He has also worked on over 30 international projects through Farmer-to-Farmer and other organizations assisting small farmers throughout the state and around the world.

Jon received his Bachelor of Science. Brigham Young University in Animal Science.  Afterward, he worked for 15 years, managing a turkey farm and then owned and operated a broiler breeder farm before returning to the University of Arkansas, where he obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. in Poultry Science.  After completion of his Ph.D. he served in a Post-doc position with the USDA-ARS in Fayetteville AR.