Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

March 8, 2013

Pesticide Applicator Training set for March 27

By Logan Lair
Texas AgriLife Extension Agent

Corsicana —  Private applicator training and testing is scheduled for Wednesday, March 27, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Navarro County Expo Center, 4021 West State Highway 22, Corsicana.

This is the required four-hour training that must be completed in order to obtain a private pesticide applicator license from the Texas Department of Agriculture.  

This license will allow agricultural producers to purchase ‘Restricted Use’ or ‘State Limited Use’ chemicals for the application on their private property. Commercial applicator exams can be offered upon request.  

The total cost is $60 for study manuals and the training. Manuals are available in the Extension office and at the training. For those wishing to attend the training, you should pick up the study manuals and note taking worksheets before the training in order to familiarize yourself with the material. Please RSVP by March 20 at (903) 654-3075.

If you need any special accommodations and or dietary needs, please contact J. Logan Lair at (903) 654-3075 by March 20 so we can consider your request.

Extension programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.  The Texas A&M University System, US Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating.