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Extension offers pesticide class

Apr 28, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer

The University of Wyoming Fremont County Extension will host a spring private pesticide user school May 5 so farmers, ranchers and hired hands can pass their tests and get their permits.

The class is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the extension office in Lander, 450 N. Second St.

The school is free and includes a one-hour break for students to lunch on their own.

The University of Wyoming Fremont County Extension also will provide two summer private pesticide schools: June 13 in Fort Washakie and June 16 in Crowheart.

People can also visit the offices and complete the tests online, but there is a charge for those courses, which are offered by appointment through the Wyoming Department of Agriculture.

For more information, call Ron Cunningham at 332-2363.

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