Worker Protection and Pesticide Trainings Offer CEUs

Manatee County Extension will hold several training classes in May which offer CEUs for pesticide applicators:

May 9: WPS Train the Trainer Workshop: 9am-11am, Manatee County Extension.

Need CEU’s?

The WPS TTT workshop provides CEUs in several categories. Even if you don’t need to be WPS certified, don’t miss this opportunity for CEUs. CEUs available: 2 in the following categories: Aerial, Ag. Row, Ag. Tree, O&T, Private, Forest Pest Control, and Soil and Greenhouse Fumigation.

Need to become a WPS certified Trainer?

The Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is a federal program designed to protect agricultural farm workers in the production of agricultural plants. A person is qualified to teach WPS to farm workers if he/she holds a restricted use pesticide license or if he/she has completed the WPS Train the trainer course. Once a person has completed the course he/she is certified for life.

For agenda and registration please visit: http://wps050912.eventbrite.com/ or call Jennifer at (941)722-4524

May 17: Core and Private Applicator Exam Training: Thursday May 17,  Core 9am-11am, Private 11am-1pm, Manatee County Extension Service. Can be taken for exam preparation or CEUs for current license holders. CEU’s available are: 2 in Core for Core class, 2 in Private Applicator for Private class.

Registration: http://coreprv051712.eventbrite.com/ Or call Jennifer at 941-722-4524

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About Kathy

Program Assistant with UF/IFAS Manatee County Extension Service, specializing in Integrated Pest Management for ornamental nurseries.
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