Wednesday, April 29, 2009

New Fertilizer Law Passes - Get Certified

With the new fertilizer law just passing, 100% of fertilizer applicators will need a DACS license and GI Best Management Practices (BMP) certificate by Dec. 31, 2013.

The Extension Service is offering a certification class at Brooker Creek on May 18, 2009. This is your opportunity to earn 4 CEUs and possibly get your BMP certification (you have to pass the exam).

Learn how mowing, pruning, fertiliztion and irrigation can affect the health of plants and their ability to tolerate pests. Troubleshooting of irrigation, proper management of irrigation as well as irrigation requirements and design will be covered. Learn about using integrated pest managment, pesticide selection, storage, handling and disposal. Learn the best management practices to reduce water pollution

Earn 4 pesticide CEUs: 2 core and 2 in one of these categories: O & T, Commercial L & O, Limited L & O, LCLM, or Private Applicator Ag.


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