Exemplary Pesticide Programs
2006 Award Winners
he Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) and the Virginia Pesticide Control Board have recognized Virginia Cooperative Extension agents throughout Virginia for their outstanding participation in the pesticide container recycling program and the pesticide safety education courses. The following agents were recognized for their outstanding performance during 2005-06:
2006 Virginia Pesticide Control Board/VDACS Agent Award Winners
Pesticide Container Recycling Program
Cynthia Marston (Frederick County (now with Northwest District Office)). Missing: Jacob Stegner (Clarke County).
Pesticide Safety Education Program
First Place Award
In photo, from left, Mark Davis (Buckingham County), Taylor Clarke (Mecklenburg County), Bobby Long (Prince Edward County), Cynthia Gregg, Team leader (Brunswick County), and Kathy Dictor (VDACS/OPS). Missing: Paul Semtner (Southern Piedmont AREC), Chuck Johnson (Southern Piedmont AREC), David Reed (Southern Piedmont AREC), Bob Jones (Charlotte County), and Traci Talley (Halifax County) -- for 2005 Registered Technician Training Program, Alberta, VA, May 16-20, 2005.
Second Place Award
In photo, from left, Adria Bordas (Fairfax County), Alison Bremner (Fauquier County). Missing: Debbie Dillion, Chief Organizer (Loudoun County), Monica Lear (Arlington), Paige Thacker (Prince William County), Regina Prunty (Prince George County), Guy Mussey (Stafford County), Sue Naille -- for Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Training and Categories 3A and 3B, Fairfax, VA, November 14-16, 2005.
Third Place Award
C. Taylor Clarke, Jr. (Mecklenburg County) -- for Respirator Fit Program, South Hill, VA, March 17-18, 2005.