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2020 General Pest Management Workshop

Thursday, January 23, 2020 -
8:00am - 4:00pm

Central MS Research & Ext Center
1320 Seven Springs Road
Raymond, Mississippi 39154

The 2020 General Pest Management Workshop will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at the Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Raymond, MS. Topics on pesticide safety and regulation, disease management, insect management, and weed control will be included in the program. Please see the agenda for specific topics to be presented. The program will begin at 8:45 AM and will end at 4:00 PM. Registration will begin at 8:00 AM. Lunch will be provided.

Registration and payment of the $20.00 regular registration fee by Thursday, January 16, 2020, is required in order to reserve a spot in this workshop. After January 16, 2020, anyone interested in attending the workshop must contact Dr. Rebecca A. Melanson (contact information below) at the Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center to determine availability of space. Registration may be completed by sending in the registration form with your registration fee. Checks must be made payable to “MSU CMREC” and received by January 16, 2020. Please include “Pest Management Workshop” on the check and mail it and your registration form to Dr. Melanson (address below).

The 2020 General Pest Management Workshop has been approved by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce Bureau of Plant Industry (MDAC BPI) for consultant license renewal for categories A (Entomology - Agricultural), C (Entomology - Household, Structural, and Industrial), E (Entomology - Orchard and Nut Tree), F (Entomology - Ornamental), G (Plant Pathology - Agricultural), I (Plant Pathology 0 Orchard and Nut Tree), J (Plant Pathology - Ornamental and Shade Tree), and N (Weed Control - Ornamental and Turf). The workshop has also been approved by MDAC BPI for commercial recertification for categories I(A) (Agricultural Pest Control - Plant), III (Ornamental and Turf Pest Control), VII(A) (Industrial, Institutional, Structural and Health Related Pest Control), and X (Demonstration and Research Pest Control). Only certificates expiring within 12 months will be reissued.

Please contact Dr. Rebecca A. Melanson if you have any questions.

Dr. Rebecca A. Melanson
Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center
1320 Seven Springs Road
Raymond, Mississippi  39154
rebecca.melanson@msstate.edu
(601) 857-2284
Department: Central MS Research & Ext Center
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