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Calendar of Events

For more information on workshops and/or meetings: Contact Deb Cannon at 508.295.2212, ext. 10, unless otherwise noted.

Pesticide Safety Training - The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at the Wareham Lodge of Elks. Please click here for registration info, or see our February 2015 newsletter.

Pesticide Training Workshop - This workshop, which is sponsored by Pesticide Education, UMass Extension, is designed to help individuals prepare for the pesticide applicator license exam. This workshop provides a review of the study manuals and is not intended to replace a thorough reading of the study manuals on your own. There will be one session held here at the Station, on April 16 & 17th, 2015. For more information, or to register for workshops contact Natalia Clifton directly at 413-545-1044 or visit the following links:

Worker Protection Training - The next training sessions for cranberry workers in the handler category have been scheduled here at the Station Library from 2-4 PM on April 29th, May 27th and June 24th. There is a $5 fee to cover the cost of the WPS training manual. If you have a pesticide license, you do not need this training but any workers do. Please contact Marty Sylvia by email or at 508-295-2212 x 20 for more info.

Cranberry Beginners Workshop. Held periodically as needed. Usually 1/2 day in the spring.

Management Workshops. Held periodically during the summer for 1-2 hours. A contact hour may be offered depending on subject matter.

North American Cranberry Research and Extension Workers Conference. 3-day meeting held every other year. The next meeting is scheduled for the summer of 2015 in Oregon. Info will be available at a later date.

UMass Extension does offer Pesticide Recertification credit classes (contact hours) at various times and locations. Please click here for more information.

The annual Cranberry Management Update Meeting is held annually in January. The next meeting will be in 2016. Please check back here in November 2015 for more details.

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