The Texas Department of Agriculture has re-certified for 2007 the online continuing education course on agricultural spray drift management linked from the Southwest Farm Press Web site (www.southwestfarmpress.com)
The course, offered free by Southwest Farm Press as a reader service, is accredited for 1 credit in Drift Minimization and 0.50 credits for laws and regulations by the Texas Department of Agriculture.
The course is also accredited by the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry for 1 CEU in categories 1a-Ag Plant and 10-Demo and Research.
The course has been popular with licensed applicators since it went online last year on the Web site.
“Very good. Can learn while I surf,” was the comment from Quanah, Texas, farm operator Eugene Johnson after completing the course.
“Many of us have a difficult time obtaining credits because of scheduling conflicts with other opportunities to obtain credits. This is a convenient way to earn needed credits,” said Crawford, Texas, farm owner Dennis Rabbe.
“Thanks for the opportunity to save on travel,” offered Brenham, Texas, farmer James Lehmann after completing the course.
“Excellent way to get training courses,” said Comanche County, Texas, producer Jerry Soloman of DeLeon.
“Thanks and keep the EU courses coming,” said Ellis County, Okla., grower Clinton Hanshu of Shattuck.
“Very informative,” was the comment of another Oklahoma grower, Scott Kelly of Stillwater.
“This was great,” said Gaines County, Texas, farm operator Jayme Harvey of Seagraves.
The course was developed by the Southwest Farm Press editorial staff using a wide array of resources and experts.