Workers who need to renew or obtain their pesticide handlers license in Washington state can register for a training course organized by the Washington State Tree Fruit Association and the Washington State Department of Agriculture on February 2, in Yakima, Washington.

The course will be available in English and Spanish, and training verification cards will be issued upon completion of the course.

Read the announcement below for registration details.

February 2, 2018 in Yakima, WA
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The Washington State Tree Fruit Association (WSTFA), in partnership with the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA), will hold this interactive workshop offered in Spanish and English, now required annually for compliance with the Worker Protection Standard (WPS). It has been purposely developed to train unlicensed pesticide handlers on using pesticides safely, legally, and skillfully. WPS Handler Training Verification Cards are issued and six recertification credits will be available.

Friday, February 2, 2018 – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Yakima Convention Center. 10 N 8th St, Yakima, WA 98901

To register for this workshop, please visit:
Registration fee of $95 will cover materials, lunch and refreshments. No on-site registration will be accepted, please register on our website,; and indicate the language of preference (English or Spanish) at the time of registration. No limit on number of people registered per farm/company. If you have any questions, please contact Jacqui Gordon at or call Karla Curiel at 509-452-8555 for help with registration.