Pesticide Class With Landscape Focus Offered Virtually on December 1

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N.C Cooperative Extension of Wilkes and Yadkin Counties are partnering to offer a 2-hr pesticide training for commercial landscapers and pesticide applicators on December 1, 2020, 9–11 a.m.  This class will be held by Zoom. Pre-registration is required and can be completed by visiting the Eventbrite page.

Pesticide credits offered: 2 hrs L,N,D,X,O and 1 hr H, G


9–10 a.m.: “Boxwood Blight: Biology, Identification, Management, and Resistant Varieties for the Landscape” (L,N,D,X,O) – Joanna Radford, N.C. Cooperative Extension – Surry County Center, Horticulture Extension Agent

10–11 a.m.: “Pesticide safety, licensing compliance, and worker protection: what you need to know as a commercial landscaper” (L,N,D,X,O,H,G) – Brad Boyd, N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Inspector Level 1

In order to receive credit, participants must have their camera on for the duration of the training. Participants should also have their pesticide license numbers available during the meeting.

Questions? Those who are in Wilkes county should contact Eli Snyder, Horticulture Extension Agent at or 336-651-7333. If you are located in Yadkin County, contact Hannah Lepsch, Horticulture Extension Agent at or 336-849-7908.