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December 5, Overton

US (TX): Texas A&M offers pesticide applicator training

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer a pesticide applicators training from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 5 in Overton.

The program will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 N. Farm-to-Market Road 3053. Cost is $35 per person if preregistered by Dec. 1 and $50 at the door. Lunch is provided.

Register online at or call Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Conference Services at 979-845-2604.

Five Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education credits – one laws and regulations, one integrated pest management and three general credits – will be available.

Topics and speakers include:
  • Pesticide Use in Vegetable Production, Dr. Joe Masabni, AgriLife Extension vegetable specialist, Overton.
  • Crape Myrtle Barkscale, Erfan Vafaie, AgriLife Extension entomologist, Overton.
  • Turf Weed Management, Dr. Scott Nolte, AgriLife Extension state weed specialist, College Station.
  • Laws and Regulations of Pesticide Use, Dr. Don Renchie, AgriLife Extension pesticide safety education program coordinator, College Station.
  • Texas Superstar Plants, Dr. Brent Pemberton, Texas A&M AgriLife Research ornamental horticulturist, Overton.
For more information, contact Pam Hickman at 903-834-6191.

Source: AgriLife Today (Adam Russell)

Publication date: 11/15/2017



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