Agronomic Pesticide Applicator School

Hear from Penn State experts the latest information on disease, insect, and weed management, in addition to getting pesticide safety education.
Agronomic Pesticide Applicator School - Workshops
Language: English

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When: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018
(8:00 AM - 3:30 PM)

Where: Ag Progress Days - Special Events Building
2710 W. Pine Grove Rd.
Pennsylvania Furnace, Pennsylvania 16865

registration deadline: August 23, 2018
11:59 p.m.

At Agronomic Pesticide Applicator School, Penn State Extension Specialists and Educators will provide the latest information on disease, insect, and weed management, in addition to pesticide safety education.

Pennsylvania pesticide recertification and Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Continuing Education Credits will be offered.

What will you learn?

Local agricultural equipment dealers will be on-site to demonstrate equipment and discuss proper pesticide application techniques.


Wednesday, August 29, 2018

08:00 am Registration

08:30 am Disease Identification and Fungicide Application

09:30 am Ways to Improve Your Weed Control

10:30 am Water Quality and Pesticide Compatability

11:00 am Proper Removal of PPE

11:30 am Application Equipment Technologly and Operation

12:30 pm Lunch (Included)

01:30 pm Nozzle Selection and Pesticide Drift

02:00 pm Core Category Trivia

02:30 pm What Is That? Identifying Insects You Find While Scouting Crop Fields

03:30 pm Adjourn


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