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UN Cooperative Extension offers training for the use of pesticides

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension in partnership with the Nevada Department of Agriculture is offering a free workshop on Wednesday to train people throughout the state how to properly handle and use pesticides. The workshop is meant for certified applicators, people who regularly handle pesticides as part of their jobs, such as farmers, ranchers, park employees and groundskeepers. “Pesticides are poisons, chemicals that kill something else,” Cooperative Extension Pesticide Safety Program Assistant Melody Hefner said. “So it is important for applicators to know how to apply them safely. The workshop teaches applicators how to keep themselves, other people, pets, livestock …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Sep 27, 2013 07:43AM Published Sep 27, 2013 07:43AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.