2018 Initial Pesticide Applicators’ Certification Meeting

2018 Initial Pesticide Applicators’ Certification Meeting

White River Junction

April 25, 2018

VFW Post 2571, 97 South Main Street

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Burlington, VT

April 26, 2018

Robert Miller Community Center, 130 Gosse Court

Meeting will be held from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at each location

Sponsored by UVM Extension and Vermont Agency of Agriculture with financial support from the USDA Risk Management Agency

Notes for 2018

*Two site options are available. YOU ONLY NEED TO ATTEND ONE SITE. Please choose site during registration.

*Registration is ONLINE ONLY. Please see links for each site below.

*Lunch will NOT be provided. You may bring your own or leave during the break to seek other options. Kitchen facilities are not available.

Program Overview

*This program will provide training and review of Vermont Pesticide regulations and the information covered in the CORE manual that is necessary to understand and to pass the CORE exam.

*The CORE exam will be given after this training in the afternoon from 2-4pm. (No category exams will be given but can be scheduled with VAA for a later date.) *Coffee and pastries provided. Lunch on your own.

Audience

This meeting is for anyone wishing a Vermont Pesticide Applicator license:

landscapers, nursery employees, school custodial staff, farmers, agricultural employers (WPS compliance), garden center employees, pest control operators, government or municipal employees, university employees, etc.

Pesticide Applicators

This program will provide FOUR Vermont recertification credits.

Speakers

Topics will be presented by members of UVM Extension and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets.

Study Materials

*It is necessary to study the CORE manual BEFORE the review to have all the knowledge necessary to pass the exam.

*Core manuals ($41) and required inserts must be obtained in advance from http://agriculture.vermont.gov/pesticide_regulation/applicator_dealer_resources.

REGISTRATION

Registration fee is $30.

After April 11, Late Registration is $40.

Space is limited so register early!

Register ONLINE for WHITE RIVER JCT at:

https://www.regonline.com/2018initialcertwhiteriverjct

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Register ONLINE for BURLINGTON at:

https://www.regonline.com/2018initialcertburlington

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Sarah Kingsley-Richards at (802) 656-0475 by April 4, 2017 so we may assist you.

Questions?

Please contact Sarah Kingsley-Richards at (802) 656-0475 or sarah.kingsley with questions or visit http://pss.uvm.edu/pesp/ for more information.

This material is funded in partnership with USDA, Risk Management Agency, under award number RM17RMETS524005. Any reference to commercial products, trade names, or brand names is for information only, and no endorsement or approval is intended.

Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture. University of Vermont Extension, and U.S. Department of Agriculture, cooperating, offer education and employment to everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or familial status.

"This institution is an equal opportunity provider"

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