This one-day workshop covers regulations, best management practices and spreader calibration for both Massachusetts and Martha’s Vineyard, concluding with an open-book test that will allow you to apply (or re-apply) for a fertilizer applicators license in your town.
Regulations: Matt Poole, Health Agent, Edgartown Board of Health
Best Management Practices: Mary Owen, Extension Educator & Specialist, Turf, UMass Amherst
Spreader Calibration: Chuck Wiley, Owner, Vineyard Gardens
This course is primarily for landscapers and gardening companies. The license pertains only to turf, ie lawns covered in grass. Licenses last for 3 years. For further information about MV town fertilizer regulations and to determine whether you need a license, click here.
Date: Saturday, March 21 9am-3pm [bring lunch]
Cost: $95 for license prep course & exam (does not include cost of license)
$40 for interested homeowners and others (no exam or licensure)