The 2024 Northern Shenandoah Valley Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Program will be held on January 23, 2024 (snow date: January 25) at West Oaks Farm Market & Event Center, 4305 Middle Road, Winchester, VA  22602. Registration will be $65 for those who register before 5:00 p.m. January 3, 2024. For those who register January 4 through January 12, the fee will be $85.

This recertification course is being offered for commercial pesticide applicators in 2 separate areas:  Ornamental & Turf OR Agriculture Plants and Animal Pest Control. You must select your choice for recertification during the checkout process. Please only register for 1 of these sessions.

Participant check-in will begin at 8:15 a.m., and class will start promptly at 9:00 a.m. Your registration fee includes program materials, lunch, and refreshments. Participants must be present for ALL sessions to receive credit. Late arrival and/or early departure will result in no credit being issued.

Course Schedule:
Tuesday, January 23*
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
West Oaks Farm Market & Event Center, 4305 Middle Road, Winchester, VA  22602
*(Snow Date: Thursday, January 25, 2024 same times)

Recertification Credit Guide:
Ornamental & Turf - (All Day Upstairs Session):
Virginia:  2, 3A, 3B, 6, 10, 60-Registered Tech; VA Private: Full 91
West Virginia (category–credits): 1-8, 2-2, 3-4, 4A-10, 4B-2, 6-12, 7-17, 11-12, 12-12, 13C-4
Maryland:  Core, Private, 1A, 1B, 2, 3A, 3C, 6, 10
DC:  00-4, 3A-4, 3B-4, 6-4, 7F-8
Pennsylvania: Core-00-3; PC-6, 05-3, 06-3, 07-3, 10-3, 18-10, 23-10

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Agriculture Plants & Animal Pest Control - (All Day Downstairs Session):
Virginia:  1A, 1B, 2, 6, 10, 60-Registered Tech; VA Private: Full 90
West Virginia (category–credits): 1-7, 2-3, 3-8, 4A-10, 4B-2, 6-13, 7-12, 11-15, 12-15, 13C-4
Maryland:  Core, Private, 1A, 1B, 2, 3A, 3C, 6, 10
Pennsylvania: Core-00-3, PC-6, 01-3, 04-1, 05-1, 10-1, 18-6, 23-2

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Registration Information:
You will be given the option during checkout to register as an individual or as a Family/Group. If you select group registration, please follow these instructions to complete your checkout:  Group Instructions.


COST: Early Registration: $65.00 (by 1/3/24); Late Registration: $85.00 (after 1/3/24)
PAYMENT METHODS: Credit Cards or Checks*
REFUND POLICY: No refunds after the early registration period (1/3/24), but we will allow substitution of personnel. Any refunds will incur a $5 processing fee.
*This system is designed to process online credit card payments only. If you wish to pay be check, please mail your check made payable to "Treasurer, Virginia Tech", with a completed registration form for each attendee, to VCE-Frederick County, 107 North Kent Street, Winchester, VA  22601. The registration form is available on the brochure. There is a $50 return check fee. Your registration is not complete until payment is received.

If you have questions about this program, please contact Mark Sutphin at mark.sutphin@vt.edu.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Virginia Cooperative Extension - Frederick County Office at (540) 665-5699 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.



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