Registration Opens For Dicamba Training

COLUMBIA, MO.
   University of Missouri Extension weed scientist Kevin Bradley says registration is open for in-person training on synthetic auxin herbicides (dicamba and 2,4-D products).
   Registration for online training will be available Jan. 4.
   The Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) requires certified applicators to complete online or in-person training before buying or using dicamba. MDA designated MU Extension as the sole source for dicamba training. Only certified applicators may purchase or apply dicamba. Visit agriculture.mo.gov/dicamba to learn more about Missouri’s requirements.
   In-person sessions are at Springfield, Blue Springs, Columbia, Hannibal and Sikeston. All sessions run 9-11:30 a.m. The cost is $30 and advance registration is required. Seating is limited.
   Dates and locations for in-person training:
   • Jan. 10 – Ramada Plaza Hotel and Oasis Convention Center, 2546 N. Glenstone, Springfield.
   • Jan. 22 – Adams Pointe Conference Center at the Marriott Courtyard, 1400 NE Coronado Drive, Blue Springs.
   • Feb. 9 – Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center, 2601 S. Providence Road, Columbia.
   • Feb. 12 – Quality Inn & Suites, 120 Lindsey Drive, Hannibal.
   • Feb. 13 – City of Miner Convention Center, 2610 E. Malone Ave., Sikeston.
   To register for in-person training or for more information, go to extension.missouri.edu/main/spotlight/dicamba.aspx. For questions, call the MU Conference Office at 573-882-4349. ∆

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