Crop production meeting set Feb. 26
posted Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 @ 1:50 pm
The Concordia Parish Crop Production meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Monterey First Baptist Church Gymnasium.
Registration will start at 8:30 a.m. with the program beginning at 9 a.m.
The program is as follows:
9:00, Welcome, Sebe Brown.
9:10, Weed Control in Row Crops, Dr. Donnie Miller.
9:40, Insect Control in Row Crops, Sebe Brown.
10:10, Precision GIS, Dennis Burns.
10:40, WPS and Drift Control, Kim Pope.
11:30, Card Recertification/Lunch/Adjourn.
Participants must attend entire meeting to be eligible for Private Pesticide Applicator recertification. A representative with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry will be present to monitor attendance at meeting and recertify farmers at the conclusion of meeting.
Cost for recertification is $25 (must be in the form of a check or money order) no cash will be accepted. If your card has expired- you must retake the test at the Concordia Parish AgCenter office to get certified. This meeting will not update your card.
In addition to the above meeting, a Workers Protection Standard (WPS) - meeting will be held at the same facility on Tuesday, Feb. 26 with registration starting at 1 p.m. and meeting beginning at 1:30 p.m.
The meeting is for "handler training for farm workers." This will be the only WPS meeting held in Concordia Parish for the upcoming growing season.
Anyone needing additional information concerning these meetings can contact the Concordia Parish AgCenter office at 336-7084.