We will be holding a commercial pesticide applicator re-certification

session from 11:30 am – 5:00 pm on Monday, March 9th, 2020 at the

East Rivanna Fire Hall, 3501 Steamer Dr, Keswick, VA 22947.



11:30 – 12:00 pm


& Grab Lunch

12:00 – 12:05


Welcome – Carrie Swanson, Extension Agent - Albemarle

12:05 – 1:00 pm

Core 3A, 3B, 10, 60

Research and Demonstration Update - Turf and Ornamental Weed Control, Dr. Jeffrey Derr, Professor of Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed, Virginia Tech

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Core, 3A, 3B, 10, 60

Using Phenological Indicators of Flowering Plants to Target Insect Pests – Guy Mussey, Extension Agent


2:00 – 2:15 pm



2:15 – 3:15 pm

Core, 3A, 3B,

10, 60

Disease Management in Turfgrass Systems – Research and Demonstration Update, Mike Goatley, Extension Specialist, Turfgrass Science, Virginia Tech

3:15 – 4:00 pm


Pesticide Safety Exercise – Carrie Swanson, Extension Agent

4:00 – 5:00


Legal Update – Label & Labeling Changes, Pollinator Protection, OPS investigations and more Debbie Brown, Pesticide Investigator, VDACS



Complete re-certification forms


To register,

please complete the form below and return with your $20 check

(made out to: “Treasurer, VA Tech”) or register and pay online by March 5th.

Seating is limited to first 120 registrants. We look forward to seeing you there!


Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification 

Monday, March 9, 2020

11:30 AM to 4:30 PM


Refund Policy: Requests for refunds and rescheduling are honored if received prior to March 5, 2020 by calling the Extension Office at (434) 872-4580. It may take as much as 30 – 60 days to receive a refund. Persons who do not inform us of their cancellation prior to the first day of class will forfeit their fees. Substitutes will be accepted if arranged prior to class.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Ruth, at (434)872-4580 during business hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.
*TDD number is (800) 828-1120.



Commercial Pesticide Applicator License.


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