Commercial pesticide recertification class Dec. 10

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 5, 2014

NC Cooperative Extension in Salisbury is hosting a commercial pesticide recertification class Wednesday, Dec. 10 at the Agricultural Center on Old Concord Road in Salisbury.  The class will start at 9 a.m. and conclude at 11 a.m.  The primary educational topics of the meeting are: proper storage, reading the pesticide label, pesticide drift and how to react to a poisoning. This class has been approved for two hours pesticide recertification credits for the following subclasses: A (aquatic), B (public health), G (forest pest control),  H (right of way), I (regulatory pest control),  K (ag pest-animal), L (ornamental and turf), M( seed treatment), N (demonstration and research),  O (ag pest-plant),  T (wood preservation), D (dealer) and  X (private applicator). This class is open to the public and especially important to commercial pesticide applicators. Chris Smith, pesticide inspector with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture, Danelle Cutting and Thomas Cobb of the NC Cooperative Extension Service and Rowan County Emergency Service personnel will be conducting this class. For more information or to reserve your space, please contact Cooperative Extension at 704-216-8950 or email darrell_blackwelder@ncsu.edu by Tuesday, Dec. 9. 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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