A reminder for farmers that private pesticide applicator training sessions will be held on Thursday, March 12 and Friday, March 20 in Viroqua. These sessions start at 9 a.m. with testing ending at 4:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required.
Individuals who wish to register for the class can do so by stopping at the UW-Extension Office located in the Erlandson Office Building. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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 five years.
For more information on the certification program or registration, please contact the UW-Extension Office at 637-5276.