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January 13, 2013

Pesticide workshop slated for Thursday in Palo Pinto

PALO PINTO – The Palo Pinto County Extension office and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service will host a pesticide continuing education course on Thursday, Jan. 17. This will provide attendees with five continuing-education hours toward a private-applicator’s or non-commercial applicator’s license renewal.

Registration for the workshop begins at 8:30 a.m., with classes beginning at 9 a.m. The workshop should conclude at approximately 3 p.m.

A workshop fee of $20 per person includes lunch. Those attending the full workshop will receive five continuing-education hours – two general, two integrated pest management and one laws and regulations.

For further information, call (940) 659-1228 or (940) 325-3961, extension 3. The workshop takes place at the Palo Pinto County-Texas A&M Agril-Life Extension building, located at 221 S. 5th Ave. in Palo Pinto, which is one-half block southeast of the Palo Pinto County Courthouse.

Following is the workshop agenda and presenters:

8:30-9 a.m. – Registration.

9-10 a.m. – Brush management, Dr. Will Hatler.

10-11 a.m. – Drift management, Fred Hall.

11 a.m.-noon – External parasite control on cattle, Dr. Sonja Swiger.

Noon-1 p.m. – Barbeque lunch.

1-2 p.m. – Pecan IPM and grasshopper control, Dr. Bill Ree.

2-3 p.m. – Laws and regulations, Henry Krusekoph.

Workshop sponsors include the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service, Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Helena Chemical, Thornton Mercantile, Walden Farm and Ranch Supply and the Palo Pinto County Farm Bureau.

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