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Pesticide Applicator Training Offered in Butler County in 2023

The 2023 Private Pesticide Applicator Training dates have been scheduled.  Farmers who apply pesticides on their own farm should be private pesticide applicators and are required to keep records of the applications.  The training covers how to use pesticide products safely, information about the worker protection standard, and some pest management issues common in Butler County.

 Participation in these trainings are free and the class will last 3 hours.  This training will not meet the Dicamba requirements.  Applicators wishing to apply Dicamba Herbicide in 2023 must complete a Dicamba specific training that will be offered online by the chemical companies. 

The 2023 Private Pesticide Applicator Trainings will be offered at the Butler County Extension Service - 102 Parkway Lane Morgantown, KY 42261. 

Pesticide Applicator Training Dates 2023

February 23rd - 6:00 p.m.

February 24th - 9:00 a.m.

March 16th - 6:00 p.m.

For more information, contact the Butler County Extension Office of the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service at 102 Parkway Lane, Morgantown or by calling 270-526-3767.

Educational programs of the Cooperative Extension Service serve all people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expressions, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

Farmers making pesticide applications on their farm should be private pesticide applicators

Submitted By: Greg Drake II, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources


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