Marketing and use of Pesticides for Crops and Environmental Protection

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 9:00am
Technology Village, School of Agriculture, UCC
Organized By
Department of Crop Science, School of Agriculture, UCC
Various Speakers

The Department of Crop Science, University of Cape Coast is organising a 3-day training workshop on "Marketing and uses of Pesticides for Crops and Enviromental Protection from 18th to 21st May, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. each day.

Participants will learn about:

  1. Steps to follow when establishing a Pesticide business
  2. Preparing pesticides for use
  3. Dealing with environmental impact issues and chemic fates of pesticides
  4. Understanding various pesticides and the right-to-know laws related to pesticide usage and sale
  5. Calibration of pesticides for application in agricultural, structural or commercial setting
  6. Impact of pesticide use on health and environment
  7. Instruction for entering an area or working where pesticides have been applied to perform allowed tasks

The target groups for the workshop, include:

  • Crop farmers
  • Individuals/Instructors who handle chemicals for plant and environmental protection
  • Staff of Enviromental Protection Agency
  • Agrochemical dealers
  • MoFA Staff
  • Sanitary staff of various institutions
  • Any other interested person

The cost of participating in the workshop is GH¢300.00. This covers tuition, training and practical materials, certificate and snacks.

For further enquiries on registration and payment, please contact 0242652706 or 0545278330.


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