Ashley Silber 
Land O'Lakes, Inc. 


Wednesday March 13, 2013 at 8:00 AM CDT
Thursday March 14, 2013 at 5:00 PM CDT

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Ridgewater College 
2101 15th Avenue NW
Willmar, MN 56201

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Principles of Commercial Applicators 

This refresher course for experienced applicators reviews crop protection updates, crop staging, factors affecting product performance and new equipment technology.

The MN Department of Agriculture has granted credits in categories A (Core), C (Ag Field Crops), and H (Seed Treatment) for Day 1.

Principles of Commercial Applicators a two-day training course. Session starts at 8:00 AM the first day with check-in beginning at 7:30 AM.

Agenda topics include:

  • Day 1: Are you a professional?, understanding pesicide labels, advanced weed identification, factors affecting performance of post-applied, crop staging, spray table, applicator math, sprayer cleaning and tank contamination, pesticides and the environment, record keeping
  • Day 2: DOT/State Patrol, equipment classroom and shop (John Deere/Case IH), equipment maintenance, controllers

Course Cost:  $495 – includes continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack daily as well as course materials. Attendees are on their own for dinner and hotel accommodations. A $200 discount per day will be applied for days not attended.

Land O'Lakes cooperatives will be invoiced post-training. If you are not affiliated with Land O'Lakes, full check payment is due upon check-in. Please make checks payable to Land O'Lakes.

Hotel Reservations: A block of rooms has been held at the Holiday Inn under Land O'Lakes at $96.80 per night. To reserve a room, contact the hotel directly at 320-235-6060 before February 11. The hotel is located at 2100 East Hwy 12, Willmar, MN 56201.

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