This year’s Pepin County Private Pesticide Applicator Training class is scheduled for Thursday, February 21. The class will run from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Pepin County Government Center.
The training is offered to farmers who desire to obtain or renew certification required to do their own spraying. The program covers pesticide laws, pesticide labels, health & safety, IPM (Integrated Pest Management), equipment calibration, and crop & environmental protection among other topics. Please register at least one week in advance at the UW-Extension office in the Pepin County Government Center. Cost is $40 which includes study manual, training session, and exam processing. If you have questions, contact Mike or Gwen at 715-672-5214.