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Llano Pesticide Applicators CEU Opportunity
County Extension Agent - Agriculture
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 • Posted November 16, 2011

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Llano County, will sponsor a CEU Conference on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, at St. James Lutheran Church Schorlemmer Hall, 1401 Ford St., in Llano. This program will be for individuals who possess a valid private applicators license, a commercial applicators license, or a non-commercial applicators license, and would like continuing education units (CEUs) to help with fulfilling their re-certification requirements. Speakers will be Wade Hibler, County Extension Agent-Agriculture, Texas AgriLife Extension Service-Burnet County discussing “Insect Integrated Pest Management”; Robert Edmonson, Texas Forest Service, will discuss “Oak Wilt and Tree Diseases and Care”; Wayne Rhoden, Past President of the Texas Master Gardener Association will discuss “Water Quality Safety and Plant Selection in the Landscape”; Eric Thorson of Dow AgroSciences will discuss “Weed & Brush Control”; and Kyle Eckert with the Texas Department of Agriculture will discuss “Pesticide Laws and Regulations”. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 9:00 a.m. Five (5) CEUs will be offered: 3 General, 1 IPM, and 1 Laws and Regulations. The cost of this program will be $25.00 per participant if you pre-register, which includes the registration fee, refreshments, and lunch. If you don’t pre-register, the cost will be $30.00 at the door.Please contact the Llano County Extension Office at 325-247-5159 by November 30 to pre-register for this conference so we will have an accurate meal count. The registration fee may be paid at the time of the conference. Please contact the Extension Office if you need any additional information.Educational programs of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, or national origin. If you need any special accommodations, please contact Jamie Osbourn at 325-247-5159 as soon as possible so we can consider your request.

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