County Extension agent Mark Arnold has scheduled private applicator trainings for Tuesday, March 19; Tuesday, April 23; and Wednesday, May 22, in the Ellis County Extension Office in the Ellis County Sub-courthouse in Waxahachie.

The schedule for the training includes:

8:15 a.m. – arrive and register (The cost of training manuals is $60 – check or cash only)

8:30 a.m. – begin training

1 p.m. – training complete

While it is not necessary, it is encouraged to pick up training manuals before class. The Extension Office hours are Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-noon and from 1-5 p.m. RSVP to the office at 972-825-5175 for planning purposes if attending one of the trainings.

The test must be taken at an approved Texas Department of Agriculture Testing Site. More information and directions will be provided at the training.

For further information, contact Mark Arnold, County Extension agent – agriculture/natural resources, 701 S. Interstate 35E, Waxahachie, call 972-825-5175 or email

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