PLATTSBURGH - Cornell Cooperative Extension will host a series of classes that will fulfill various commercial pesticide applicator requirements.
The classes will run from Monday, Feb. 14, through Wednesday, March 17. Each day is broken into two three-hour sessions, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
People already certified to apply pesticides in New York can attend any of these sessions for recertification credits. The cost is $30 per session. Most sessions will be held in Plattsburgh; two will be held in Westport.
The 30-hour qualifying course for those not yet certified includes six core sessions plus four sessions in the specific category needed. The cost of the full 30-hour course is $275, plus any required books. This year, the 30-hour course will be in categories 2 (forestry), 3a (ornamentals and turf), 7a (structural pests) and 7g (cooling towers).
Class size is limited and registration is due by Wednesday, Feb. 9.
For more information or to register, call 561-7450 or 962-4810 or e-mail Amy Ivy at email@example.com.