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Weed association convention offers pesticide applicator recertification in Casper

Commercial pesticide applicator recertification, rangeland weed research and structural pest and mosquito control are among topics for weed management professionals at the 2013 Wyoming Recertification Rendezvous and Convention Jan. 15-17 in Casper.

“This recertification session is the primary opportunity available for commercial applicators seeking continuing education credits to retain their pesticide applicator licenses,” said Jeff Edwards, University of Wyoming Extension pesticide coordinator.

Registration deadline is Jan. 10. Registration fees are $85 on or before Jan. 10 and $110 after Jan. 10 or at the door. To register and for program information, go to www.wyweedmgmt.org/.

The conference at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel is in conjunction with the UW Pesticide Applicator Recertification program.

“Protect yourself,” said Sandra Frost, UW Extension educator. “Protect your employees. Protect the earth. These are three good reasons to attend the Wyoming Recertification Rendezvous for commercial pesticide applicators.”

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