Big Horn Basin Private Pesticide Applicator Training, Meeteetse WY


UW Extension offers Big Horn Basin private pesticide applicator training

            University of Wyoming Extension is partnering with county weed and pest district offices to offer four private applicator trainings in February for the Big Horn Basin.

            Locations, days and times are:

·         Powell – Friday, Feb. 12,  8-11 a.m., Park County Fairgrounds New Exhibit Hall.

·         Worland – Thursday, Feb 18, 1-4 p.m., Washakie County Extension Office.

·         Greybull – Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1-4 p.m., Big Horn County Weed and Pest Building.

·         Meeteetse – Thursday, Feb. 25, 1-4 p.m., Meeteetse Conservation District Office.


There is no fee for the trainings, and participants can attend any training that fits their schedules, said Jeremiah Vardiman, Park County extension educator.

Topics include integrated pest management, pesticide labels, pesticide safety, pesticide exposure, calibration, worker protection standards and more, he said.

  Any landowner who anticipates applying restricted-use pesticides must acquire a private pesticide application license through this training or examination through the extension office.  

            For more information, contact the extension offices in Big Horn County, 307-765-2868, or Park County, 307-527-8560.

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