Private Applicator Recertification Program to be Held at December Farm Show

Gary Truitt

Private Applicator Recertification Program to be Held at December Farm Show

08 Aug 2018 Comments Closed 253 Views

The Indiana Farm Equipment and Technology Expo has announced it will feature a Certified Private Applicator Recertification Program during its event December 11-13 2018 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.  Beginning Thursday December 13 at 1pm, Purdue Cooperative Extension will present this vital training program right on the exhibit floor of the West Pavilion. The training will include presentations by: Jason Ackerson, Purdue Agronomy Department – Soil Testing Basics; John Scott, Purdue Extension Digital Extension Coordinator – The Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drones) in Field Scouting; and Austin Pearson, Extension Educator, Purdue Extension – Tipton County – Utilizing Precision Ag to Comply With Setbacks.

This program has been approved as a Private Applicator Recertification Program. CCHs for Commercial Applicators and CEU’s for Certified Crop Advisors have been requested. The cost is $10 for those seeking pesticide credit. Make checks payable to: “Purdue Tipton CES.” Attendees must also bring a copy of their license with them. Registration for the program will begin at 1pm.

Attendees are encouraged to come early and enjoy the exhibits at the Expo. There will be many new products as well as demonstrations of cutting-edge technology in production agriculture.  The seminar session that morning will cover farmers talking about how they are using technology in their operations and include special presentations on cover crops and soil health. A free lunch is being served that day for all those who register for the Expo. Pre-registration for the Expo can be done at www.indianafarmexpo.com

About the Indiana Farm Equipment and Technology Expo

The December farm show formerly known as the Indiana-Illinois Farm Equipment and Outdoor Power Show was acquired by Midwest Ag Events, LLC in January 2018.The redesigned event will showcase new products, technology, and services and will draw top producers from across the Midwest. To date, over 130 companies have committed to being at the event. An expanded line up of seminars and live demonstrations will provide attendees with new ideas and products to farm more profitably in 2019.  This is the only, truly Indiana farm show, with Purdue Extension, the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, the Indiana Conservation Partnership, Indiana FFA, the Indiana State Fair, the Indiana Cropping Systems Initiative, Hoosier Ag Today, and Farm World Newspaper all participating in the event.


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Gary Truitt                                                           Toni Hodson

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