Pesticide workshop scheduled

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Pesticide workshop to be held March 13
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 begins at 9 a.m. and concludes at 11 a.m. This is the agenda for the workshop:
– 9 a.m.: “Insect pests in the landscape, including fire ants,” Darrell Blackwelder Cooperative Extension, Rowan County.
– 10 a.m., “Updated pesticide storage requirements” Eddie Nunn, N.C. Department of Agriculture.
Two hours of NCDA 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.