[Begins the fifth year of Manipulator phytosanitary pesticide use.
The course 'Manipulator phytosanitary pesticide use.
basic level "has already begun, and it has done with 25 students attending the Center Viveros" El Coso ", where it develops until next Friday, October 28th. It is a free course taught through the UPA organization (Union Small Farmers), and with the collaboration of the City of Cehegín. the Councillor of Agriculture, Maria Jose Martinez Verdugo, he was in charge of welcoming those attending this course.
The mayor wanted to highlight the importance of this course and said "is the fifth free course to impart this year the City Council devoted to this issue that is of utmost importance for farmers because, without it, as in the regulations, can neither buy products enabled sites, nor can manipulate them. This would cause them a penalty so it is of vital importance that is made for the normal development of their work in farming ".
In it it is intended that students acquire sufficient levels of training in pesticide application that allows them, among others:
Making proper use, storage, handling and proper application of plant protection products and their packaging, as well as machinery and equipment.
Aware of the risks and influence that pesticides have on their own health, public health and the environment, while knowing and using the media to prevent them.
Knowing the patterns of behavior in applying first aid.
Having information about current legislation in this area.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cehegín