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UT Pest Management Training

By Mark Brooks

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 19, 2013 at 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM

Location: West Tennessee AgResearch & Education Center

Phone: 731-425-4724

Email: psep@utk.edu

Link: http://west.tennessee.edu

Event Description

The University of Tennessee is hosting a free training event for ornamental and turf pest management. UT’s Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) will host a Category 3 initial certification training session on Friday, April 19 from 12 – 6 p.m. The training will take place at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, located at 605 Airways Boulevard in Jackson.

While the training session is free, due to limited space, pre-registration is required. Call the PSEP office at 865-974-1286 or email psep@utk.edu by Wednesday, April 17 to reserve your space.

The session is designed as a preparation course for the Category 3, Certification Exam. Information presented will cover Core training and Category 3, only. All attendees are encouraged to obtain and study category training materials prior to completing the training course. These materials can be downloaded directly at http://psep.utk.edu, or can be obtained by contacting the PSEP office.

Attendees already certified in Category 3 will receive 5 points for attending the training session.

Participants will not take the certification exam at this training course. To schedule an exam, contact the Tennessee Department of Agriculture at 615-837-5232 or view the fact sheet found at the following link, http://psep.utk.edu/secondlevel/TDA/Prepay_Cert_Exam_App.pdf.
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