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Private Applicators Licensing Training and Testing
Thursday, January 10, 2013 • Posted January 11, 2013

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service in Blanco County will sponsor a Private Applicator License training and testing program on Tuesday January 29th in Johnson City. The program will be held at the Hoppe Room, Courthouse Annex, beginning at 8:00am. The training portion will conclude at 12:00 noon. Lunch will be on your own, and we will resume at 1:00pm with the testing. The test usually takes about an hour to complete.

All farm and ranch operators who need a Private Applicators License to purchase “restricted use or state limited use” pesticides are invited to attend this program.

Please RSVP the Extension office (830) 868-7167 by Friday the 25th at 5:00pm. The cost is $60.00 to cover the materials and handbooks. These are yours to keep as a reference. Once you pass the test, the license is good for 5 years. The license fee is $60.00 to be paid to the Texas Department of Agriculture. During this 5 year period you will be required to complete 15 hours of Continuing Education (CEUs) in order to recertify.

Extension educational programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, disability, or national origin. Individuals with disabilities who require auxiliary aid, service or accommodations in order to participate in this school are encouraged to contact the AgriLife Extension office at 830-868-7167 to determine how reasonable accommodations can be made.

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