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Pesticide Safety Education, Certification

Canyon County is one of the largest agricultural counties in Idaho.
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Pesticide Safety Education Course (Pre-License)

This is a 3-day biennial (every-other year) program delivered by UI  Extension and the Idaho State Department of Agriculture. Participants in the class include farmers and farm workers, agricultural and landscape industry workers, and government workers. Topics in the curriculum for the training include the following:

 Pesticide Formulations, Labels & Safety  Pesticide Fate in the Environment
 Weeds & Their Control  Pesticide Use & Record Keeping
 Insect Pests & Their Control  Pesticide Storage & Spill Management
 Groundwater Quality Issues  Spray Equipment Calibration

The curriculum is delivered the first two days of the class, with a half day review period followed by examinations.

The next course is being held on March 18, 19, 20, 21, 2014 at the University of Idaho Complex at 1902 E Chicago St in Caldwell.

View the 2014 brochure for more information and for details about how to register.

 

 

Spanish Pesticide Safety Re-Certification Training

This course is similar to the annual Pesticide Safety Re-certification Training Course, except this course is conducted entirely in Spanish.

 Chemical Registration Personal Protective Equipment
 Pest Management Noxious Weeds
 Record Keeping  

This course will be held February 25, 2014 at the University of Idaho Complex at 1902 E Chicago St in Caldwell.

View the 2014 Flyer for further details.

 

Annual Pesticide Safety Re-Certification Training Course

Every fall, UI Extension and ISDA personnel host a one day pesticide applicator re-certification training class in Caldwell, Idaho. Participants receive six Idaho pesticide re-certification credits at the end of the training.  Topics vary from year to year, but classes generally cover the following:

 Chemical Registration Personal Protective Equipment
 Pest Management Noxious Weeds
 Record Keeping  

View the 2013 brochure.

 

Treasure Valley Irrigation Conference

UI Extension and Oregon State University host this annual conference. In 2013, the TV Irrigation Conference was held in Ontario, Oregon.  Topics typically include:

 Treasure Valley Irrigation Issues  Irrigation System Transformations
 Update on Idaho Power Irrigation Programs  2014 Water Supply Outlook
 Cost Sharing Opportunities for Irrigators  

View the 2013 brochure.

 November 25, 2013