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Private pesticide applicator training


MU Extension provides private pesticide applicator training for producers as required for Missouri Department of Agriculture certification. Private Applicator Training (PAT) will be available in office by appointment. Call 573-888-4722 to schedule an appointment for renewal or a new license.Individuals who would like a a copy of MU Extension publication M87, Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual can come by the extension center.



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Thursday, November 10
8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
301 N Main
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

What is Youth Mental Health First Aid? Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is a public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and most importantly teaches individuals how to help a youth in crisis or experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge.

Description of the Program: This 8-hour course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, ADD/ADHD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance abuse disorder.

Registration: Email to Butlerco@missouri.edu or call 573-686-8064. If you are planning to email your registration please include your name, mailing address, home & cell numbers, and email address. 

Deadline to register —Monday, November 7, 2016


This rate is discounted from the normal $170 fee due to funds sponsored by the Department of Mental Health. CEUs available for additional costs.