Free Training on Safe Spraying for Agriculture

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This January, the Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau and its partner agencies will hold the third annual Spray Safe event, a free training dedicated to educating Yuba-Sutter growers, employees, supervisors, pest control advisors and applicators about safe spraying practices.

Spray Safe will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 28, at the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds in Franklin Hall, and will give attendees a valuable opportunity to learn about new and improved practices and technologies to reduce pesticide drift and ensure employee and public safety.

There will be live demonstrations in English and Spanish on the topics of strip spraying, equipment maintenance, laws and regulations, vertebrate pest control, heat illness and more. All agriculture employees are welcome and a complimentary lunch will be held at the close of the program.

Licensed applicators attending the entire Spray Safe program will also be eligible for three continuing education units through the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, with two units for “laws and regulations” and one unit for “other.”

Spray Safe is presented by Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau, Sutter-Yuba University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba and Sutter county Agriculture Commissioners’ offices, and the California Association of Pest Control Advisors.

For more information and to register, please contact
Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau at (530) 673-6550 or