WSU IS OFFERING TWO TYPES OF PESTICIDE PRE-LICENSE REVIEW WEBINARS

on Thursday, 02 July 2020. Posted in Blog & News

Webinars for Private Applicators

  • Select one of these dates: June 29, July 27, or August 31
  • To take exams, you need toregister with WSDA for their regular session or with your County Extension (if they are open for appointments).

 
Webinars for All Other License Types

  • Webinar topic options: 1) Laws & Safety or Dealer Manager exams, 2) Weed Management exams, and 3) Insect & Plant Disease exams.
  • Webinar dates are July 7, 8 or August 11, 12
  • These webinar offerings include a testing session July 9 or August 13 in Olympia, Spokane, and Yakima.
  • Before registering for the webinar: write down the license type and the exams you need.  These questions are part of the webinar registration.  The website above has a link to an exam selection checklist.
    • License types: Private Applicator, Public Operator, Commercial Applicator, Commercial Operator, Private-Commercial Applicator, Dealer Manager
    • Exam examples: Private Applicator, Laws & Safety, Agriculture Weed, Right of Way Weed, Turf & Ornamental Weed, Agricultural Insect & Disease, Ornamental Insect & Disease

 
For more information and to register, visit WSU’s webinar website

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Encouraging school foodservice operators to use more poatoes

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