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Still room in pesticide class

Cooperative Extension in Salisbury is hosting a Commercial Pesticide Meeting, Thursday, March 20, at the Agricultural Center on Old Concord Road.
The class will start at 9 a.m. and conclude at 11 a.m. The primary educational topics of the meeting are: Proper Storage and Use of Personal Protective Equipment, Environmental Responsibilities of Commercial Applicators and potential hazard from insects and other pests for landscape contractors.
Safety and personal protective equipment are becoming increasingly important for those that apply pesticides. This class has been approved for two hours pesticide recertification credits for the following subclasses: (L) Ornamentals and Turf; (N) Demonstration and Research; (O) Ag Pest-Plant; (D) Dealer and (X) Private Applicator.
This class is open to the public and especially important to commercial pesticide applicators. Charlie Jones, pesticide inspector with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture, Darrell Blackwelder, and Thomas Cobb of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service will be conducting this class. For more information or to reserve your space, please contact Cooperative Extension at 704-216-8970 or e-mail darrell_blackwelder@ncsu.edu by Wednesday, March 19. Go to http://www.ncagr.gov/SPCAP/pesticides/license.htm for detailed license information or information about future commercial pesticide educational classes.

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