If you are interested in taking the Alabama Pesticide examination for an OTPS or OPTC license…register today for the study session ATA is hosting at the Annual Conference & Tradeshow.
The study session will cover all the components of the examination including:
Laws and Regulations
Ornamental & Turf Insects
Ornamental & Turf Weeds
Ornamental & Turf Diseases
Labels and Labeling
Disposal, Storage & Transportation
The preparation class will be Tuesday, October 29th at the Auburn University Hotel & Conference Center from 8 am – 5 pm. It will be a full-day of review, Q&A and even a practice exam.
The examination will be given immediately after the ATA Conference on Thursday afternoon, October 31st at 1 pm. Attendees are encouraged to attend the ATA conference…giving you more time to study, attend more sessions regarding the material and the opportunity to ask a turfgrass professors for additional help if needed.
All interested individuals need to register for this class. Registration is $50 and will include lunch and snacks. It is suggested that you order the study manuals prior to the class from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at http://www.aces.edu/anr/pesticidemgt/ The study manuals include: Ornamental and Turf Pest Control Study Manual, Weeds of Southern Turfgrasses, and Common Insect & Disease Pest of Turfgrasses and Ornamentals in Alabama. Also, everyone taking the examination, must bring a check made payable to the Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries in the amount of $75 for the examination fee.
The Auburn University Hotel & Conference Center is offering the ATA room rate of $109 for Monday evening as well. Call the hotel at 1-800-228-2876 to make your reservations.
To register for this class and the conference, just use the link under our calendar page. We look forward to seeing you in October.