Agricultural Tree Crop Pesticide Exam Prep November 30
UF/IFAS Polk County Extension will offer an exam prep for the Agricultural Tree Crop pesticide applicator license Wednesday, November 30, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Valencia Room of the Polk County Extension office located at 1702 Hwy. 17-98 South, Bartow, Florida, 33830. Extension programs are provided through cooperation between Polk County Board of County Commissioners and the University of Florida IFAS on a non-discriminatory basis.
The training includes pesticide safety and pest information, followed by review and exam. Current license holders may also attend for license renewal Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Course registration is $10. See complete details and register online on the calendar page of http://polksmallfarms.com or contact Mary Beth Henry at (863) 519-8677 x 110 for more information.
Florida law requires anyone using restricted use pesticides to be certified or supervised by a certified applicator. This license is useful for food safety audit programs including those required for marketing crops such as peaches and citrus.