Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

December 9, 2012

Farm and Ranch Management Seminar Thursday at the IOOF Event Center

From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana — If you need CEU’s toward renewal of your pesticide license you will have an opportunity to get eight hours on Thursday at the IOOF Event Center in Corsicana. Registration will begin at 7 a.m., with the program beginnng at 7:30 a.m. and concluding at 4 p.m. The fee for the program $50, which includes handouts, lunch and breaks.  The address for the IOOF Event Center is 600 N. 45th Street (Corner of 45th and 2nd) in Corsicana. To register, call (903) 654-3075.

Hours offered include one hour of Laws and Regulations, one hour of IPM, one hour of Drift Management and five hours of General. If you are a commercial or non-commercial applicator you can get your required hours in the first five hours of the program. Topics will include local laws and regulations, improving vegetation to reduce herbicide and insecticide runoff, drift minimization, cover crops that reduce herbicide use and control weeds, managing fire ants and mosquitos, ariel mapping to develop brush control and herbicide use plans, new technologies and herbicide in brush control and fertility and herbicide management.  

This same program will be presented in eleven other locations in Central Texas on December 13. A list of other locations is available through the AgriLife Extension Office.