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Satellite Pesticide Workshop 2001 Set Feb. 15
The people whose jobs include applying pesticides have to be trained and certified by the state. And Georgia pesticide applicators will have a training nearby on Feb. 15.

Wherever you are, the 0021 Satellite Pesticide Workshop 2001 036E won't be far away. The workshop is offered at 14 sites: Adel, Americus, Augusta, Blairsville, Brunswick, Carrollton, Columbus, Danielsville, Griffin, Lawrenceville, Swainsboro, Thomasville, Tifton and Waycross.

Provided by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the workshop begins at 8:15 a.m. at each site. It ends at 4 p.m.

Eminent Instructors

CAES scientists and officials with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Georgia Department of Agriculture will teach the workshop sessions.

Commercial applicators will earn 5 hours of recertification credit in any of 14 categories.

The workshop fee is $20 if you sign up by Feb. 1. After that, it's $30. The fee includes drinks and snacks during breaks.

To learn more about the workshop, or to 0007 sign up 26FA , contact the county Extension Service office. Or go to the CAES Entomology Department Web site. Or call them at (706) 542-2816.

(Dan Rahn is a news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.)

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