Pesticide applicator training Dec. 5 in Overton

OVERTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer a pesticide applicators training from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 5 in Overton.

The program will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 N. Farm-to-Market Road 3053. Cost is $35 per person if preregistered by Dec. 1 and $50 at the door. Lunch is provided.

Register online at or call Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Conference Services at 979-845-2604.

Five Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education credits – one laws and regulations, one integrated pest management and three general credits – will be available.

Topics and speakers include:

  Pesticide Use in Vegetable Production, Dr. Joe Masabni, AgriLife Extension vegetable specialist, Overton.

  Crape Myrtle Barkscale, Erfan Vafaie, AgriLife Extension entomologist, Overton.

  Turf Weed Management, Dr. Scott Nolte, AgriLife Extension state weed specialist, College Station.

  Laws and Regulations of Pesticide Use, Dr. Don Renchie, AgriLife Extension pesticide safety education program coordinator, College Station.

  Texas Superstar Plants, Dr. Brent Pemberton, Texas A&M AgriLife Research ornamental horticulturist, Overton.

For more information, contact Pam Hickman at 903-834-6191.



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