The Sutter County Agricultural Department joined hands with the Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau and the Yuba County Agricultural Department to host the annual Spray Safe pesticide training in Yuba City on Wednesday.
Approximately 180 people, including 50 primarily Spanish speaking individuals, participated in the training.
According to Sutter County Ag Commissioner Lisa Herbert, said the program is conducted across the state to bring awareness about safe and effective use of pesticides on crops. Brian Leahy, Director of the California Department of Pesticide Regulations, was the keynote speaker.
Topics included pesticide safety, safety around schools, saving money and time while reducing spray drift, preserving water safety, worker safety, heat illness, and orchard spray drift management,