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Forage Programs

Providing forage producers with the latest research based information on all aspects of forage establishment, renovation, weed control, and management of pasture and hay fields.

Private Applicator Certification and Re-Certification – Private applicator pesticide certifications are conducted on an as needed basis at the Extension Office. Initial certification fees are $75.00 and will allow the user to purchase restricted use pesticides. Recertification classes (cost is $25) are conducted every three years. All current applicator certifications expire on June 30, 2023.

Soil and Forage Testing – Soil and forage testing service is offered through the state lab in Nashville. You may obtain a kit and instructions at the Extension Office. Basic soil tests are $15.00 and forage tests are $20.00

Beef Cattle standing in forage