For the City Times
STEVENS POINT — Private Pesticide Applicator Training classes will be offered by Portage County UW-Extension on March 2 and March 16. Pre-registration is required.
Anyone who intends to purchase, mix, load, apply, or direct the use of restricted use pesticides as a private applicator must be certified. Certification is good for five years.
To register on line go to: www.portage.uwex.edu
If you are unable to attend one of the classroom sessions, the second option is to self-study and schedule time through the UW-Extension office to take the exam on your own.
Training manuals are available at Portage County UW-Extension, 1462 Strongs Avenue, Stevens Point, and must be purchased at least five (5) days before the class or individual exam is taken.