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Please use this page to stay updated on the pesticide education courses coming up in Person and Granville County for Private Pesticide Applicators. Please click on the topic you are interested in to take you to the upcoming events for credits and recertification.

Production Meetings

Field Days

Commercial All-Category Training

V-Credits

X-Credits

Auxin Training

Paraquat Training

Fumigant Applicator Recertification

Respirator Fit Test

Production Meetings

NOTE – All producers are welcome at any of the production meetings. The counties listed indicate the County Extension Agents that are working together for the event.

North East Piedmont – Granville, Franklin, Vance, Warren, and Wake counties

Regional Tobacco Production Meeting AND GAP Training

  • January 25th, 2023 @ 9:00 a.m. (doors open at 8:30 a.m. for registration)
  • Franklin Plaza (279 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC) (beside Tractor Supply)
  • AT LEAST 1 hour of NODX pesticide continuing education credits.
  • Snacks and drink provided.
  • Registration Required: go.ncsu.edu/regionaltobaccogapmeeting2023

Upper Piedmont Hemp Production Meeting

  • Tuesday, January 31, 2023 @ 9:00 a.m.
  • Person County Extension Center (304 S. Morgan Street, Roxboro, NC)
  • Breakfast will be served.
  • Registration Required: go.ncsu.edu/upperpiedmonthemp2023

Grain Production Meeting

  • February 28th, 2023 @ 4 p.m.
  • Warren County Armory Civic Center (501 US HWY 158 Business, Warrenton, NC)
  • 2 hours of NDOX pesticide continuing education credits.
  • Supper will be provided.
  • Registration Required: go.ncsu.edu/nepiedmontgrainmeeting2023

Upper Piedmont Corn Meeting

  • March 23, 2023 @ 8:00 a.m.
  • Granville County Convention & Expo Center (4185 US-15, Oxford, NC)
  • Breakfast will be served.
  • Registration Required: go.ncsu.edu/upperpiedmontcorn2023

Upper Piedmont – Person, Alamance, Caswell, Rockingham Orange, and Guilford Counties

Old Belt Regional Tobacco Production Meeting AND GAP Training

  • January 10th, 2023 @ 9:00 a.m. (doors open at 8:30 a.m. for Breakfast)
  • 536 Main St., Yanceyville, NC 27379
  • Breakfast & Lunch will be provided
  • NODX pesticide continuing education credits provided
  • Respirator fit tests can also be administered upon request
  • Registration: go.ncsu.edu/old_belt_regional_tabacco_meeting OR call your local extension office.

Upper Piedmont Hemp Production Meeting

  • Tuesday, January 31, 2023 @ 9:00 a.m.
  • Person County Extension Center (304 S. Morgan Street, Roxboro, NC)
  • Breakfast will be served.
  • Registration Required: go.ncsu.edu/upperpiedmonthemp2023

Grain Production Meeting

  • March 15th, 2023 @ 9:30 a.m.
  • Rockingham County Center in Reidsville, NC
  • Registration Required: TBD

Upper Piedmont Corn Meeting

  • March 23, 2023 @ 8:00 a.m.
  • Granville County Convention & Expo Center (4185 US-15, Oxford, NC)
  • Breakfast will be served.
  • REGISTRATION REQUIRED: go.ncsu.edu/upperpiedmontcorn2023

Field Days

There are currently no Field Days scheduled. Check back in for updates at a later time.


Classroom Pesticide Courses

Commercial All-Category Training

February 14th, 2023 @1 p.m.

This will include NCDA&CS Pesticide Recertification Credits A,D,G,H,L,N,O,P and X (pending approval). Attend this training at any of the following locations:

  • Granville County Extension Center (125 Oxford Loop, Oxford)
  • Person County Extension Center (304 S. Morgan St., Roxboro)
  • Warren County Extension Center (158 Rafters Ln, Warrenton)
  • Vance County Regional Farmers Market (210 Southpark Dr., Henderson)

Register by clicking here.

V-Credits

These training opportunities will be recertification classes for NCDA&CS pesticide license category “V”. If you are a private license holder and need a “V” credit these are opportunities for you to fulfill this obligation before your recertification expires.

February 2nd, 2023 @ 6:00 p.m.

Attend this training at any of the following locations:

  • Granville County Extension Center (125 Oxford Loop, Oxford)
  • Person County Extension Center (304 S. Morgan St., Roxboro)
  • Warren County Extension Center (158 Rafters Ln, Warrenton)

Register by clicking here.

February 8th, 2023 @ 8:30 a.m.

Attend this training at any of the following locations:

  • Granville County Extension Center (125 Oxford Loop, Oxford)
  • Person County Extension Center (304 S. Morgan St., Roxboro)
  • Warren County Extension Center (158 Rafters Ln, Warrenton)
  • Vance County Regional Farmers Market (210 Southpark Dr., Henderson)

Register by clicking here.

X-Credits

X credits will be offered at the production meetings listed above. There will also be a Multi-Credit Training event (below) where x credits will be offered.

February 14th, 2023 @1 p.m.

Attend this training at any of the following locations:

  • Granville County Extension Center (125 Oxford Loop, Oxford)
  • Person County Extension Center (304 S. Morgan St., Roxboro)
  • Warren County Extension Center (158 Rafters Ln, Warrenton)
  • Vance County Regional Farmers Market (210 Southpark Dr., Henderson)

Register by clicking here.


Other Recertification Requirements

Auxin Training

NC State Extension plans to continue the Auxin Herbicides-Best Management Practices for 2023 in a hybrid format. In addition to the NCSU Extension training, applicators are welcome to fulfill their training requirement via training offered by manufacturers. See below for details related to trainings offered by BASF, Bayer, and Syngenta. 

Although encouraged, applicators using the Enlist products are NOT required to receive training. 

Training Options:

Live Zoom: 2023 Auxin Herbicides-Best Management Practices

Description: Drs. Charlie Cahoon and Wesley Everman will offer 5 Live Zoom training options. See training dates below. All Live Zoom trainings will start at 8:30 a.m. Please see schedule in the chart below for options to join the Zoom session.

Attendee Requirements:

  1. Registration is required before attendee can join the Live Zoom training (this can be completed just before joining the Zoom session).
  2. Attendee must include name, email address, phone number, county, and NCDA&CS Certification/License number at registration.
  3. To receive credit for a virtual training, NCDA&CS requires the following of all attendees:
  4.       Identity verification at the beginning of the course and after any breaks
  5.       Active participation by each attendee throughout course to ensure attendee is present (polling questions will be used for Live Zoom meetings).
    1. Attendance must be taken at the end of the course.
  6.  No partial credit is given for those that arrive late or leave early.

*PLEASE CONTACT Mikayla Graham Berryhill (mikayla_graham@ncsu.edu) FOR THE Zoom LINK AND PASSCODE*

IN-PERSON “Viewing Session” of Live Zoom

The Extension Offices of Person and Granville County will also offer in person viewing sessions of two of the live zooms. The RED highlighted session will be screened at the Person County Office, and the GREEN session will be screened at the Granville County office. Please call Mikayla Graham to register.

Training Dates (all Live Zoom meetings start at 8:30 a.m.):

Date Time Day of week
1 January 19 8:30 a.m. Thursday
2 February 14 8:30 a.m. Tuesday
3 February 22 8:30 a.m. Wednesday
4 March 14 8:30 a.m. Tuesday
5 March 29 8:30 a.m. Wednesday

Manufacturer’s Training Options

  1. BASF – Any applicator who is planning to apply a dicamba-based herbicide on a dicamba-tolerant cropping system is required to take annual dicamba applicator training. To learn more about training and opportunities available from BASF, please visit https://www.engeniaherbicide.com/training.html. Training sessions will be loaded in early 2023 and include online, in-person, and live webinar options.
  2. Bayer – Bayer encourages any individual seeking information on dicamba training to visit: Dicamba Training and Application Requirements | Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System (roundupreadyxtend.com). On this page, you will find information on 2 different training options and are able to register for the method that best suits your learning preference. You will also find many additional resources available to you.
    1. Self-Paced Online Training
    2. Guided Live Webinar Training & Limited In-person events
    3. The site also contains many additional resources
  3.  Syngenta – Below is the link to access the Syngenta dicamba training module. It is found under the Supporting Materials section by clicking the Visit Dicamba Training box. https://www.syngenta-us.com/herbicides/tavium?gclid=Cj0KCQiA7bucBhCeARIsAIOwr–Oq4Nimyktt-GeQFJGjTmuHtsmB95zEIo70Tk7U2_zl3rnZYtouCUaAg5QEALw_wcB

Paraquat Training

Visit the following link to access the training, or contact your County Extension Center for assistance: Online paraquat training

Fumigant Applicator Recertification

January 25, 2023 @ 11:30-12:30

following the Tobacco Production Meeting/Gap Training

  • Franklin Plaza in Louisburg, NC (beside Tractor Supply)
  • Registration Required – please call 919-496-3344
  • Lunch will not be served. Snacks will be provided.

Respirator Fit Test

Old Belt Tobacco Meeting and Gap Training

  • January 10th, 2023 @ 9:00 a.m. (doors open at 8:30 a.m. for Breakfast)
  • 536 Main St., Yanceyville, NC 27379
  • Please contact Will Strader (Rockingham County Extension Office) for more information (336-342-8230)

January 23, 2023

  • Granville County Extension Office (125 Oxford Outer Loop, Oxford, NC)
  • For more details, contact Lea Hollinger at (336) 210-5658 or oteamsafety@gmail.com

February 15, 2023

  • Franklin County Extension Annex
  • Call to register for an appointment by February 10th at 919-496-3344
  • $25 for Fit-Test only
  • $45 for Fit-Test and Medical Clearance
  • Bring medical clearance paperwork with you if you have one