Nursery Pesticide Use and Summer Safety
July 13, 2005
Location: Nelson County Extension Office and Valley Hill Nursery.
$10 per person
8:00 am Registration Nelson County Extension Office, Bardstown, KY
8:15 am Greetings Robbie Smith - Nelson County Extension Agent for Horticulture
8:15 – 9:00 am “Sun Protection and Skin Cancer” Vivian Lasley-Bibbs - U.K. HEEL Program
9:00-9:15 am Break and use Dermascan
9:15-11:15 am “Pesticide Use and Safety – Worker Protection Safety and Handler Protection Safety” Santiago Tijerina - Transition Resources Corporation and Dr. Fred Whitford – Purdue University
11:15-11:45 am Drive to Valley Hill Nursery
11:45 - 12:30 pm “Tractor and Bushhog Safety” Dale Dobson – Kentucky Department of Agriculture12:30 pm Lunch and “Tips for Staying Hydrated and Heat Safety” Kim Henken - U.K. Extension Associate for Environmental Issues
Pesticide CEU sign-up (2 general hours)
Contact Amy Fulcher, UK Extension Associate for Nursery Crops at 859.257.1273 for more information.
Sponsored by KY Integrated Pest Management and by the Kentucky Horticulture Council
Hosts: Robbie Smith, the Nelson County Extension Service, and Valley Hill Nursery
Spanish translation provided by Virna Saenz.
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