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July 1, 2015

Register for pesticide applicator license exam prep course

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Posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:05 am

LA MARQUE — A training course for the Texas Department of Agriculture Commercial and Noncommercial pesticide applicator license exams will be April 2 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-Galveston County Office.

This will be an all-day program and requires preregistration.

Participants will receive exam-prep instruction that will prepare them for the TDA General Standards exam, Laws and Regulations exam and either the Ornamental-Turf Pest Control category exam or the Right of Way category exam.

This course is intended for individuals seeking a pesticide license in order to apply pesticides, including restricted-use or state-limited use pesticides, for hire or as part of their job duties.

This course is not intended to prepare homeowners or agricultural producers for pesticide licensing.

All individuals wishing to apply pesticides to plants, trees, shrubs, grass or other horticultural plants for hire or as part of their job duties, must hold an applicator license.

At a glance

WHAT: Exam prep course for Texas Department of Agriculture Commercial and Noncommercial pesticide applicator license exams

WHEN: April 2

WHERE: Galveston County AgriLife Extension Office, 4102-B Main St., in La Marque

PREREGISTER: Call 281-309-5068 by Monday

COST: Exam-prep course is $150 for the Ornamental-Turf category, $150 for the Right of Way category or $170 for both categories. Cost covers all study material, including $90 worth of instructional manuals

CONTACT: Call 281-309-5068 or email melissa.anderson@co.galveston.tx.us

ONLINE: http://galveston.agrilife.org/events