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Extension Hosts Pesticide Private Applicator Class Hosted At Civic Center

(Left, below) Participants in the pesticide private applicator CEU class register and (above) visit before finding seats to take part in the class Nov. 3, 2021

Texas A&M University-Commerce Agriculture Sciences and Natural Resources Department representatives were also on hand with information as well. The Texas A&M AgriLife-Hopkins County office hosted a 5-CEU pesticide private applicator session on Nov. 3, 2021 at Hopkins County Civic Center.

The utilization of regulated herbicides is regulated and allowed to be used by pesticide private applicators. Private applicators are required to obtain Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to maintain their licenses.  Regulated herbicides are designated by the Texas Department of Agriculture. If used as directed or in accordance with widespread and commonly recognized practice, these herbicides require additional restrictions to prevent a hazard to desirable vegetation caused by drift or an uncontrolled application.

Texas A&M University-Commerce Agriculture Sciences and Natural Resources Department representatives (below) were also on hand with information as well.

Author: Faith Huffman

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