Pest control board to meet

Pest control board to meet

Posted: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 8:01 pm

The Tennessee Pest Control Licensing and Advisory Board will meet Oct. 11 at 9:30 a.m. in the Porter Building conference room at Ellington Agricultural Center, located at 440 Hogan Road in Nashville.
The board will meet to consider special licenses for individuals who meet minimum qualifications for certain categories of pesticide application. The board will also set dates for meetings and licensing examinations for 2012, and will hear an update on offering limited herbicide applicators certification in Spanish.
The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in addressing the board should plan to arrive prior to the start of the meeting in order to be placed on the agenda.
The Tennessee Pest Control Licensing and Advisory Board comprises seven members representing the pest control industry and consumers. The board sets standards for licensing in categories of pesticide application. The board also advises the Tennessee Department of Agriculture on pest control issues and regulatory matters.
For more information, contact pesticide administrator Kathy Booker, Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Regulatory Services Division, at (615) 837-5133 or Kathy.Booker@TN.gov.

Published in The Messenger 9.28.10

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