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For Immediate Release January 23, 2017

Private Applicator Certification Exams Hosted in Scott County

For anyone wishing to obtain their private applicator certification to apply Restricted Use Pesticides or Manure from a CAFO, an exam session is scheduled at the Scott County Fairgrounds Saddle Club building on Feb. 1st. Exams can be taken anytime between 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Cheri Jansen with Purdue Pesticide Program will administer the exams. You need to RSVP to take the exam by phone or email at 765-496-7499 or cjanssen@purdue.edu.

Training sessions are offered before the exams. Training for the private applicator pesticide core exam will be from 9:00-12:30 for exam-takers wishing to participate. Training for the Private Applicator Category 14 Manure Application certification will be 1:30-2:30. The exam session will start at 3 p.m. You do not have to attend the training to take the exam.

Both exams can be taken with no cost to you. Participants will need to bring a photo ID and or driver's license. Exams are closed-book, multiple choice. Training Manuals can be purchased from The Education Store 765-494-6794 or https://mdc.itap.purdue.edu/.

If you have any questions, please contact Scott County Extension Office at 812-752-8450.

It is the policy of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service that all persons have equal opportunity and access to its educational programs, services, activities, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or status as a veteran. Purdue University is an Affirmative Action institution.