Fall 2017 Education Courses

All courses will be held at the Butte County Farm Bureau office
2580 Feather River Boulevard, Oroville, CA 95965

Fall 2017 Course Registration

The Butte County Farm Bureau is excited to continue our partnership with AgSafe to host more trainings for Farm Bureau members this spring. AgSafe is a statewide non-profit organization whose mission is to advance the food and farming industries’ commitment to a safe, sustainable workforce and food supply, by providing practical education and resources.

The Fall 2017 trainings will include:


Human Resources Issues

November 9, 2017
English: 8:00am – 12:00pm
$40 Per Person

This course is for farm owners, managers, supervisors, employers and human resource personnel.


Pesticide Safety Instructor Training

December 12, 2017 – Spanish
December 13, 2017 – English
8:00AM – 5:00PM
$115 Per Person
Includes Morning refreshments and lunch

Anyone handling or training others to handle pesticides is encouraged to take this course.

This course meets the requirements established by the revised 2018 Worker Protection Standard, which is mandated by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. This workshop will qualify participants, who successfully complete the program, the ability to train fieldworkers and pesticide handlers under these revised regulations. Topics will cover pesticide exposure, signs and symptoms of illness, emergency medical care, proper use of personal protective equipment, safe handling and transportation of pesticides and laws and regulations regarding labels and safety data sheets.

Participants will receive a certificate of completion and Continuing Education hours for Private Applicator Licenses, QAL, QAC and PCA’s.


2018 Safety Training Calendar

January

February

July

November

December


More course and registration information will be available soon.


Fall 2017 Course Registration

The Butte County Farm Bureau is always looking to improve and expand the education course program for members. If you have any feedback, courses you would like to see BCFB offer or any questions about current courses, please contact Rachel Castanon in the Butte County Farm Bureau office at (530)533-1473 or by email rachel@buttefarmbureau.com.