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Check out a couple of of the upcoming events in Frederick County. More info shall be out there quickly relating to our Winter Agronomy Update and different events sponsored by the University of Maryland Extension.

Oct. 27 — Private Pesticide License Test Training 6-8 p.m., Burkittsville Ruritan – 500 East Main St., Burkittsville

Those wishing to accumulate a Maryland personal pesticide license could take this non-obligatory coaching. This course will present these searching for certification with coaching and examine materials to take the Maryland personal pesticide applicator certification take a look at. Please register upfront by visiting our web site go.umd.edu/fcag, scroll right down to ‘Upcoming Programs’ or by calling 301-600-3576. A core examine guide will be bought for $15 (actual money or verify made payable to Frederick County EAC). Please name the above quantity if you happen to want to buy a core guide.

Nov. 2 — Private Pesticide Applicator License Exam 6-8 p.m., Burkittsville Ruritan – 500 East Main St., Burkittsville

Those wishing to accumulate a Maryland personal pesticide license might want to take the personal applicator take a look at. MDA inspectors shall be readily available to manage the take a look at. A brief utility will have to be crammed out upon arrival and a photograph ID is required as effectively. Please register upfront by visiting our web site go.umd.edu/fcag, scroll right down to ‘Upcoming Programs’ or by calling 301-600-3576.

Nov. 10 — Private Pesticide License Recertification 6-8 p.m., Burkittsville Ruritan – 500 East Main St., Burkittsville

Holders of the Maryland personal pesticide license, which expires on the finish of 2021, are inspired to take care of obtain persevering with schooling credit. These credit are required to resume a Maryland personal pesticide license earlier than it expires. You will want your certificates quantity for the sign-in sheet so please convey it with you. Register upfront by visiting our web site go.umd.edu/fcag, scroll right down to ‘Upcoming Programs’ or by calling 301-600-3576.

Dec. 8 — Maryland Nutrient Management Voucher Training 6-8 p.m., Location – TBD

Anyone who applies vitamins to 10 or extra acres of agricultural land is required to have a nutrient applicator voucher. Vouchers expire after three years. This class will full the required 2-hour persevering with schooling requirement to keep up the voucher. You will want your certificates quantity for the sign-in sheet, so please convey it with you. Register upfront by visiting our web site go.umd.edu/fcag, scroll right down to ‘Upcoming Programs’ or by calling 301-600-3576.

IS YOUR NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT PLAN CURRENT?

Check along with your plan author to make sure your plan is present! Farmers who gross greater than $2,500 per yr or have 8,000 kilos of reside animal weight or extra are required to have a nutrient administration plan. Plans must be accomplished earlier than vitamins are utilized.