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KARE to host Spray Application Short Course Nov 12-14

UC Agriculture and Natural Resources will host its first San Joaquin Valley Spray Application Short Course Nov. 12-14 at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Parlier.

Anyone involved with spray application operations including supervisors, vineyard or orchard managers, growers, owners and PCAs are invited to attend this intensive three-day short course on spray application research and extension led by UC Cooperative Extension specialist Peter Larbi.

Registration includes two in-classroom lecture days and one outdoor, hands-on demonstration day as well as materials and meals. The full agenda is at https://ucanr.edu/sites/SJVSprayApplication/Agenda.

Goals/objectives:

·         Teach participants about improving agricultural productivity while reducing the impact of pesticides and other agricultural chemicals on the environment.

·         Share knowledge of best practices for safe, economical, and environmentally sound pesticide spray application.

Continuing Education credits from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation and California Crop Advisors have been approved. To find out the hours available, visit https://ucanr.edu/sites/SJVSprayApplication/Continuing_Education.

The price has been reduced to $400. Anyone who registered before Oct. 29 will be reimbursed the difference in cost.

For more information about the Spray Application Short Course, visit https://ucanr.edu/sites/SJVSprayApplication.

Contacts:

Logistics and registration – Julia Kalika, program and events specialist, anrprogramsupport@ucanr.edu, (530) 750-1380 or (530) 750-1361.

Course content – Peter Ako Larbi, UC Cooperative Extension specialist, palarbi@ucanr.edu

Posted on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 3:32 PM

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