Wharton County Pesticide Continuing Education Classes

February 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am

The Wharton County office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is proud to announce an opportunity for pesticide license holders to earn five continued education credits (CEUs) toward their TDA pesticide applicators license.   The Wharton County Office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will hold their annual 5-CEU program on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the Wharton County Fairgrounds – Crescent Hall in Crescent, TX.  Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.  Program begins at 9:00 a.m.   2-IPM, 2-Laws and Regulations, and 1-Drift Minimization CEUs will be offered.  Guest speakers at this year’s pesticide recertification conference include:  Corrie Bowen with a presentation on the Auxin Specific Herbicide Applicator Training, which is a new EPA and TDA required training for applicators applying Xtendimax, Engenia, or FeXapan formulations of dicamba on dicamba-tolerant technology cotton and soybeans in 2018; Dr. Joe Paschal will educate the audience on Ticks and the Texas Fever Tick; Melissa Barton, TDA Pesticide Inspector will address updates to TDA Pesticide Laws and Regulations;  Mr. Stephen Janak, Invasive Species of the Upper Gulf Coast; and Dr. Mark Matocha will speak on Drift Minimization.  Cost is $35.00 payable to the Wharton County Row Crops Committee.  A lunch is included.  Please register by January 30, 2018 through the AgriLife Extension Wharton County Office at 979-532-3310, or download a flyer and registration form online at http://wharton.agrilife.org


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