Pesticide applicators can attend conference to obtain CEUs

By Todd Vineyard | Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016

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All TDA Pesticide Applicator license holders who need to obtain Continuing Education Units for their Pesticide Applicator license need to be at the Decatur Civic Center, Thursday, Dec. 8. Participants will receive five hours of CEUs, consisting of one hour of laws and regulations, one hour of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and three hours of general education. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will run until 3 p.m.

This year we will have high quality speakers and diverse topics:

  • Pollinators and Native Plants, Forever Intertwined – Ricky Linex, USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Weatherford
  • Weed and Brush Management Research in Texas – James Jackson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension program specialist, range management, Stephenville
  • Pasture Management Application Technology – James Jackson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Program Specialist, Range Management, Stephenville
  • Weed Management in Pasture and Forage Production Update – Emi Kimura, assistant professor and Extension agronomist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Vernon
  • Laws and Regulations – Todd Vineyard, county Extension agent, agriculture and natural resources, Wise County

The registration fee for the program is $45, due by Monday, Dec. 5. Lunch is included. Checks need to be payable to Extension Livestock Committee and sent to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 206 S. State Street, Decatur.

For information call the Extension Office, 940-627-3341. The event is sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and Wise County Extension Forage and Livestock Committee.

Todd Vineyard is a Wise County Extension agent.

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