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Pesticide Safety Education – Private Applicator Training

Pesticide Safety Education – Private Applicator Training will provide federally mandated training in pesticide and environmental stewardship to agricultural producers in Mississippi.

Target Audience(s):

Agricultural producers using restricted-use pesticides


Participants will:

  • Learn to identify basic insect anatomy,
  • Learn the importance of pest lifecycles and habits,
  • Understand appropriate use and timing of pest control,
  • Learn effective use of Personal Protective Equipment, and
  • Learn rudimentary sprayer calibration.

Total Number of Modules or Sessions: 1

Total Number of Hours for Program Delivery: 2.5

Program Delivery:

  • Educational Class
  • Other: Online

Primary Contact:

M. Eugene Merkl, Jr,

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Portrait of Mr. Marvin E. Merkl, Jr.
Program Manager