The Gaines County AgriLife Extension Service will be hosting a private pesticide applicator and WPS handler training and testing session on Thursday, March 27, at the Gaines County Civic Building in Seminole.


The event will begin with an 8 a.m. session over private applicator.


The WPS handler session will take place at 10 a.m., followed by a WPS handler session in Spanish at 11 a.m.


Those interested in the program are encouraged to RSVP with the Gaines County Texas AgriLife Extension office by Monday (March 17), by calling (432) 758-4006, to ensure the availability of study materials.


There will be a fee of $60 collected for study materials and for registration fees (private applicator only). Testing is free, according to local AgriLife officials.