Cooperative Extension hosting pesticide workshop

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Cooperative Extension is hosting a commercial pesticide workshop on “Landscape Insects including Fire Ants” and information on updated pesticide storage requirements, Friday, March 13. The workshop runs 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The agenda is:
– 9 a.m. ó “Insect Pests in the Landscape, including Fire Ants,” Darrell Blackwelder, Cooperative Extension, Rowan County.
– 10 a.m. ó “Updated Pesticide Storage Requirements,” Eddie Nunn, N.C. Department of Agriculture.
Two hours of Department of Agriculture recertification credits have been approved for the following subclasses: (H) Right-of-Way, (O) Ag Pest-Plant, (N) Demonstration & Research, (L) Ornamental and Turf, (D) Dealer and (X) Private.
This workshop is especially important to commercial pesticide applicators in lawn maintenance, municipalities and dealers.
Space is limited so it is important to reserve your space.
Please contact Cooperative Extension at 704-216-8981 or e-mail darrell_blackwelder by March 12.