Rolling Plains applicator training set for Dec. 5 in Burkburnett

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BURKBURNETT – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Wichita County will host the Rolling Plains Applicator Training Dec. 5 in the Wichita County Precinct 2 Shop, 102 W. College, Burkburnett.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The fee is $30 and covers lunch and five Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units for private, commercial and non-commercial pesticide applicator license holders.

Those planning to attend should RSVP to David Graf, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent for Wichita County, at 940-716-8610 or cdgraf@ag.tamu.edu by Dec. 1.

The program topics and speakers will be:

– Texas Department of Agriculture Laws and Regulations –Worker and Environmental Safety, Henry Krusekopf, TDA field inspector, Wichita Falls.

– Aquatic Weed Control and Environmental Considerations, Dennis Markwardt, Texas Department of Transportation, Wichita Falls.

– Right-of-Way Weed Management, Herbicide Selection and Annual Planning, Markwardt.

– Critter Control – Ants, Rodents and More, Markwardt.

– Herbicide Application–Trees, Shrubs and Preventing Conflict, Markwardt.

– Evaluation/ Discussion of needs for 2018, Graf.

The program will end by 2:45 p.m. and all sessions must be attended to earn CEUs, Graf said.

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