Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Core Private and WPS Training Soon!

December 10: Core and Private Applicator Training and Exam: Manatee County Extension Service

Core 9am-11am, Private 11am-1pm, Manatee County Extension Service, Palmetto, FL.

Two exam prep classes will be held to help you prepare for the Core and Private Applicator RUP license exams. Exams will be offered immediately following the Private class. However, you do not have to take the exams the same day.  You may schedule a time to take the exams at your convenience.

If you are already a license holder, 2 CEUs in Core and 2 in Private are offered for both classes, respectively. Light snacks will be offered.

For details and registration visit:


December 17: WPS Train-The-Trainer. Manatee County Extension Service.

Need CEU’s?

The WPS TTT workshop provides CEUs in several categories. Even if you don’t need to be WPS certified, don’t miss this opportunity for CEUs. CEUs available: 2 in the following categories: Aerial, Ag. Row, Ag. Tree, O&T, Private, Forest Pest Control, and Soil and Greenhouse Fumigation.

Need to become a WPS certified Trainer?

The Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is a federal program designed to protect agricultural farm workers in the production of agricultural plants. A person is qualified to teach WPS to farm workers if he/she holds a restricted use pesticide license or if he/she has completed the WPS Train the trainer course. Once a person has completed the course he/she is certified for life. 

For details and registration visit:



Crystal Snodgrass, M.S.
Extension Agent, Vegetables
Manatee County Government
University of Florida IFAS Extension
941-722-4524, Ext. 230
Fax: 941-721-6796


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