Pesticide credit training for farmers

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UGA Extension Carroll County is hosting a training for commercial and private pesticide license holders to receive required credit hours on Wednesday, May 17 from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm.

The training will cover bermudagrass stem maggot, fire ant control, pesticide handling and safety, and sprayer calibration.

All private pesticide license holders will receive 3 credits and Category 21, 22, 24 or 27 commercial pesticide license holders will receive 4 credits.

To receive the credits, the pesticide license cannot be expired.

The training will be held at the Ag Center located at 900 Newnan Road in Carrollton. The cost is $5 and includes lunch.

Please pre-register by May 15 by calling 770-836-8546 or email pjburke@uga.edu.