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David Burton
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2400 S. Scenic Ave.
Springfield, MO 65807

February 1, 2019

Private Pesticide Applicator
Trainings Being Offered

GALENA, Mo. - Training sessions for a private pesticide applicator license are being offered by University of Missouri Extension specialists in most southwest Missouri counties.

Under Missouri law, this training provides certification to obtain a Private Pesticide Applicators License for Missouri agricultural producers and will also count for recertification requirements by the state. The training will not certify for commercial application licenses. This training is open to producers of agricultural commodities, 18 years of age or older.

"This three-hour training program will allow individuals to recertify or receive initial training to be licensed to purchase or use restricted-use pesticides for five years," said Tim Schnakenberg, an agronomy field specialist with University of Missouri Extension and instructor.


Stone County - Friday, February 8, 2019, 1:00 PM

  • Stone County Library, 322 West MO Hwy. 248

  • Galena, MO (Information - 417-357-6812)

Lawrence County - Monday, February 11, 2019, 6:00 PM

  • MU Southwest Research Center, 14548 State Hwy H,

  • Mt. Vernon, MO (Information - 417-466-3102)

Greene County - Friday, February 15, 2019, 1:00 PM

  • Greene County Extension Center, located in the

  • Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave,

  • Springfield, MO (Preregistration Required - Call 417-881-8909, ext. 42953 or register on-line at http://extension.missouri.edu/greene)

Christian County - Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 8:30 AM

  • First Baptist Church, 105 Kennedy Ave.

  • Clever, MO (Information - 417-581-3558)

Barry County - Thursday, February 28, 2019, 1:00 PM at the Barry County Courthouse Commission Room (700 Main St.), or 5:30 PM at the Cassville High School Vo-Ag Dept.

  • (1501 Main St. / Hwy Y - Take Main/Hwy Y to Partridge St. and turn East, then turn left at the first drive going behind the Intermediate School; Light meal provided for the 5:30 program only compliments of Vo-Ag Dept.)

  • Cassville, MO (Preregistration Required - 417-847-3161)

Taney County - Monday, March 11, 2019, 1:00 PM

  • Taneyville Municipal Building, 227 Central Ave.

  • Taneyville, MO (Information - 417-546-4431)

The cost of the training is $25 for all who attend. Unlike in the past, you do not need to bring a copy of the Private Applicator Reference Manual (M87).

Source: Tim Schnakenberg, (417) 357-6812

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