Registration Open for Ventura County Spray Safe Event

  • Jan 31, 2018

Members of the California avocado industry interested in learning more about preventing pesticide-exposure incidents are encouraged to attend the free Ventura County Spray Safe event. The keynote speaker will be Brian Leahy, director of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. Other speakers include:

  • Jenny Newman, Water Quality Control Board
  • Henry Gonzales, Ventura County Agricultural Commissioner
  • John Krist, CEO, Farm Bureau of Ventura County
  • Danny Pereira, Rio Farms
  • Colleen Robertson, Somis School
  • Debbie Stubbs, Syngenta

The seminar will cover the following topics:

  • Pesticide safety
  • Application technology
  • Regulatory issues

A variety of presentations, demonstrations and breakout sessions will take place throughout the day. Simultaneous Spanish translation will be provided.

The seminar will be held on March 20 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The event will take place at the Agriculture Building (Santa Cruz Hall) located at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 West Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, CA. Lunch will be provided.

Registration is required. To register, download the registration form and fax it to 850.987.3874 or email it to spraysafe@farmbureauvc.com. The registration deadline is March 6.

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