Monday, June 21, 2021

Texas A&M AgriLife plans virtual auxin training sessions

Texas A&M AgriLife logoTexas A&m AgriLife Extension Service — Lubbock is planning five virtual Zoom auxin-specific certification training sessions.

With the exception of the first training Jan. 22, all subsequent trainings will take place on the second Friday of the month (Feb. 12, March 12, April 9 and May 14). All trainings will start at 9 a.m. CST and last one hour. One CEU will be provided in the Laws and Regulations category.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service — College Station will be posting information on an online module training in the coming weeks on the AgriLife Online Courses website: agrilifelearn.tamu.edu.

Trainings delivered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will satisfy both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requirement for mandatory dicamba training as well as the Texas Department of Agriculture requirement for approved dicamba and 2,4-D formulations.

Industry-sponsored training also are available.

• Syngenta has dicamba webinar trainings starting on Jan. 21 (https://syngenta.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BgoSQ3-JR6y9n_3sU1wsdQ ).

• BASF has online module, live webinars starting Jan. 19, and in-person trainings scheduled. They can be found at https://www.engeniaherbicide.com/training.html.

• Bayer live webinar trainings start Jan. 20 and will occur weekly through March. They can be found at https://www.roundupreadyxtend.com/stewardship/Pages/default.aspx.

All industry-sponsored trainings satisfy the U.S. EPA requirement for mandatory dicamba training.

If you have questions, contact Pete Dotray at 806-834-3685 or at pete.dotray@ag.tamu.edu.

Texas A&M AgriLife contributed this article.

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