2021 Farwest Show offers continuing education units for pesticide applicators, arborists and landscape professionals 

PORTLAND, USA:  The 2021 Farwest Show, happening August 18–20, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon, is offering seven classes that are eligible for pesticide recertification credit hours as part of its continuing education programme.

Experts from across the industry will cover various topics to include plant pests and diseases, bio-controls, equipment calibration and pesticide safety for bees. Classes will be delivered in English with Spanish translation available, or Spanish language.

Two different pesticide class pass options are available for attendees:

  • The three-day pesticide class pass ($119) offers six hours of recertification credit taught in English with Spanish translation, plus a one-hour Spanish-only session. Purchasers will get an expo pass to the show floor that is good all three days.
  • The one-day pass ($49) offers access to all pesticide classes on your day of choice . Two hours of credit are available on Thursday and Friday, and three hours of credit are available on Wednesday. Purchasers will get a three-day expo pass as part of the deal.

Please note, each pesticide pass holder will be able to access the Spanish-only seminars.

All seven pesticide recertification classes will be eligible for continuing education units from Oregon, California, Washington and Idaho state agricultural organizations. For complete details on pesticide recertification classes, visit: https://farwestshow.com/events/category/pesticide-recertification/

For landscape design professionals, many of the seminars are also eligible for recertification by the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) and Oregon Landscape Contractor Board (OLCB). For arborists and other tree-care professionals, several seminars are eligible for credits from the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).

For complete details and times on all classes eligible for recertification units, visit https://farwestshow.com/continuing-education/

Registration for recertification credits is required. Convenient registration is available at https://farwestshow.com/register/  Complete details on events, daily schedules, speakers, and education for Farwest can be found online.

The Oregon Association of Nurseries (OAN), based in Wilsonville, represents more than 700 wholesale growers, retailers, landscapers and suppliers. Oregon’s ornamental horticulture industry is one of the state’s largest agricultural commodities, with $1 billion in annual sales. Oregon’s nursery industry is a traded sector; nearly 80% of the nursery plants grown in Oregon are shipped out of state. For information, visit www.oan.org

The Farwest Show, the biggest green industry trade show in the West, is produced by the OAN, a trade organization that represents and serves the interests of the ornamental horticulture industry. Any revenue realized by the OAN is reinvested into the industry through education, research, marketing support and government relations. For more details on the 2021 Farwest Show, taking place August 18–20, visit www.FarwestShow.com


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