The last private pesticide applicator training session for the season in Viroqua will be held on Thursday, April 3, according to Tim Rehbein, University of Wisconsin-Extension Agriculture Agent for Vernon County. This session will be held in the basement of the Erlandson office building starting at 9:30 a.m.
Individuals who wish to register for the Viroqua class can do so by stopping at the UW-Extension Office, or at Nelson Agri-Center, Premier Co-op, Koon Kreek Feeds, Ag Consulting and Products, or Chaseburg Farmers Union.
A private pesticide applicator license is required for farmers who purchase, use and apply restricted use pesticides. The registration fee is $30 per private applicator with the certification valid for 5 years. For more information, contact the UW-Extension Office at 637-5276.