Mercer County Extension to host Private Pesticide Applicator Training

pesticide spraying

Mercer County Extension will host Private Pesticide Applicator Training on Monday, February 10, 2020, at 6:00 pm at the Mercer County Fair Building.

Training will be led by Andy Luke, Extension Specialist in Agronomy. All growers are welcome to attend this meeting regardless of needing recertification. Those growers whose license has expired or will expire this year are especially encouraged to attend. Please bring your old manual if you have one if not there is a mandatory $12.00 fee for a manual. Father/Son, Husband/wife can share a manual. The PAT training will be approximately two hours in length.

Ag Updates will begin the evening with the following specialists providing technical updates that are important to your farming operations. Included will be Jenna Monnig (Livestock Specialist), Jackie Spainhower (Ag Business Specialist), Tim Baker (Horticulture Specialist) and Jim Crawford (Specialist in Agricultural Engineering).

The program may vary based on the availability of specialist’s schedules. Private Pesticide Training will follow ag updates.

Contact the Mercer County Extension office at 660-748-3315 for more information. An RSVP is suggested but not required.