2018 Auxin Stewardship Training Locations

— Written By Josh Holland

The 2018 Auxin Stewardship Training schedule has been announced for 2018. These training opportunities will only be offered at 30 locations throughout the State of North Carolina in 2018. All persons planning to apply dicamba (Engenia, FeXapan, or XtendiMax) to Xtend cotton or soybeans or 2,4-D (Enlist Duo or Enlist One) to Enlist cotton or soybeans must complete the mandatory training Auxin Herbicides-Best Management Practices prior to use in 2018. This requirement applies to all applicators (including the man operating the sprayer) even if training was completed in 2017. The locations that will be offering the training near Hertford County are listed below:

Friday, February 2, 2018 – Bertie County 

1 p.m. at the Bertie County Senior Center, 103 W. School St., Windsor, NC

Monday, February 5, 2018 – Northampton County

10 a.m. at the Northampton Cultural Center, 9536 NC 305, Jackson, NC

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 – Martin County

9 a.m. at the Martin County Farmers Market, 4001 W. Main St. Ext, Williamston, NC

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 – Chowan County

4 p.m. at Leon Nixon’s Restaurant, 749 Virginia Road, Edenton, NC

If you intend to use these chemistries on your farm in 2018, please attend one of the above mentioned meetings to get certified. If you have any questions, please give our office a call at (252)358-7822.