USU Extension Launches E-Learning Pesticide Applicator Course

    USU Extension Launches E-Learning Pesticide Applicator Course

    Pesticide Applicator Exam PrepUtah State University Extension recently launched the National Pesticide Applicator Core Exam Preparation Course. The online course is designed for those preparing to take the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Exam for commercial and non-commercial licenses and is the first of its kind in the nation.

    The course will teach participants how to safely apply pesticides in a matter that protects the public, the environment and the applicator. Course content was developed from the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual.

    Participants may qualify to receive continuing education credit for the course, depending on individual state requirements.

    Those interested can sign up for the course at pesticidecourse.com. Cost is $100 or $49 with the promo code pest49 if used before April 30, 2017. Call 435-797-0630 or 435-797-2187 for further information.

    Writer: Julene Reese, 435-757-6418, julene.reese@usu.edu
    Published on: Nov 04, 2016

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