For those needing certification or recertification, the Ashley County Extension Office will be conducting six PAT (Pesticide Applicator Training) in person sessions in 2021. These classes will be limited to nine per class; attendees will be required to call and reserve a seat at 870-853-2080. No one will be admitted without a reserved space. There will be a $20 fee to attend the training session.

The first available sessions are Thursday, Jan. 14 at 9:30 a.m. and at 1:30 p.m. at the Ashley County courthouse annex in Hamburg.

The next scheduled classes will be Thursday, Feb. 18 at 9:30 a.m. and at 1:30 p.m. at the Ashley County courthouse annex in Hamburg.

Final classes will be Thursday, March 11 at 9:30 a.m. and at 1:30 p.m., again at the Ashley County courthouse annex in Hamburg.

Online classes are available for certification or recertification as well as the in-person trainings, the web address for online classes is https://courses.uaex.edu the cost is $20.

Those who are unsure if they need to be recertified, may call the Arkansas State Plant board at (501) 225-1598. For other questions contact 870-853-2080, 870-831-9084, or knorton@uaex.edu. 

The office is located in the courthouse annex at 205 East Jefferson.

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