Training Course offered for new pesticide applicators

MEXICO, NY – A training course for new pesticide applicators will be held April 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oswego County Cornell Cooperative Extension Office, 3288 Main St.

The training course will prepare individuals to take the certification exam and provide current license holders with information on regulatory issues; safe handling and protection from pesticides and exposure; labeling, equipment calibration, and the concerns with the types of drift and how to mitigate it.

Guest Speakers include: Don Nelson, DEC Pesticide Specialist for Region 7 and Mike Helms, Extension Support Specialist, Pesticide Management Education Program with Cornell University.

Pre-registration is required by April 15.

Space is limited (first come, first serve basis).

For more information, please contact JJ Schell at 963-7286, ext. 200 or Brenda Arnesen at 963-7286, ext. 201.

Please contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County if you have any special needs.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County has a deep-rooted local presence that is responsive to the needs of our communities.

In addition to the support we provide to our county’s agricultural community, we also offer many outreach programs on the importance of nutrition and food preparation.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County’s mission is to interpret, disseminate, and deliver research-based information and knowledge on issues relevant to Oswego County youth, individuals, families, farms, small businesses, and communities; and further, to contribute to improving the quality of life in Oswego County through education and empowering volunteers and staff to lead, guide, and teach.

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