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Calling all Private Applicators! If you are looking for an opportunity to receive continuing education units for your private applicator license, the Colorado County Beef and Forage Committee will be hosting a Beef and Forage Educational Program on Friday, April 5th, 2019. The Texas Department of Agriculture has approved for private applicators to receive the following CEU credits: 2 IPM, 1 Laws and Regulations, and 2 General. For more information please call the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office in Colorado County at 979-732-2082.Find out more »
A private pesticide applicator is someone who uses or supervises the use of restricted-use or state-limited-use pesticides or regulated herbicides to produce an agricultural commodity on: personally owned property, rented property, property owned by his or her employer, property under his or her general control, or the property of another person if applied without compensation, other than the trading of personal services between producers of agricultural commodities.
If you plan on using a state limited use or state restricted use pesticide, such as Grazon P+D, 2 4-D, Weedmaster, etc., and need a license, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be sponsoring a Private Applicator Training on Friday, May 3rd at the conference room at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office in Colorado County. Books and study materials for the course need to be purchased ahead of time for $40.00 at the Extension Office. A registration fee of $10.00 will be charged for the training. The registration fee will include the training, additional study materials, refreshments and breakfast. The training will begin at 8:30 am and conclude at 12:30 pm. Spots are limited. For more information or to reserve your spot at the training, contact the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office of Colorado County at (979) 732-2082.
Laramie Naumann, MS
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
County Extension Agent – Agriculture & Natural Resource
316 Spring Street
Columbus, TX 78934