Pesticide Education and Safety Program
2013 Initial Certification Meeting
New for 2013
• The review session and exam will follow the NEW CORE MANUAL (3rd Edition) released in November 2012. The older edition of the manual is still applicable for this review session but be aware that it may not be fully comprehensive.
• Lunch Plans: VTC is requesting a count of attendees who plan on purchasing lunch at their cafeteria. (You can always bring your own lunch.) PLEASE let us know on your registration if you plan on purchasing lunch at the cafeteria. Thank you.
This program will provide training and review of Vermont Pesticide regulations and the information covered in the Pesticide Applicator Training Manual that is necessary to understand and to pass the VT pesticide certification license exam.
• Sarah Kingsley-Richards, University of Vermont
• Matt Wood, Vermont Agency of Agriculture Pesticide Training and Certification Coordinator
The Core exam will be given after this training in the afternoon from 2-4pm. (No category exams will be given but can be scheduled with VAA for a later date.)
Coffee and pastries provided. Lunch on your own (see 'New for 2013').
Nursery employees, landscapers, school custodial staff, farmers, garden center employees, pest control operators, government or municipal employees, university employees, or anyone wishing a Vermont Pesticide Applicator license.
This program will provide two Vermont recertification credits.
It is necessary to study the Core manual BEFORE the review, to have all the knowledge necessary to pass the exam.
Core manuals MUST be purchased in advance from VT Agency of Agriculture for $35.00. Contact Matt Wood at 828-3482 or firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase a manual.
Click Here for brochure and registration form (pdf)
Pre-register by April 12.
Registration fee is $20 per attendee.
Space is limited to the first 50 registered.
After April 12, Late Registration is $30.
To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Sarah Kingsley-Richards at (802) 656-0475 so we may assist you.
Contact Sarah Kingsley-Richards at (802) 656-0475 or email@example.com
or visit http://pss.uvm.edu/pesp
Directions to Vermont Technical College:
• From I-89 take Exit 4/Randolph; Go up the hill on Route 66 toward Randolph Center (about ¾ mile); at the top of the hill turn right on Main Street. The Red Schoolhouse will be on the left.
• From Route 14, take Route 66 to Randolph Center. Keep straight onto Main Street. The Red Schoolhouse will be on the left.
Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture. University of Vermont Extension, and U.S. Department of Agriculture, cooperating, offer education and employment to everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or familial status. If you require special accommodations or financial assistance to participate in this program, please contact Ann Hazelrigg at (802) 656-0493 so we may assist you.