Georgia: Using Pesticides Wisely Training Continues Virtual Format in March, April Mar 5, 2021

🕔Mar 5, 2021
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and the Georgia Department of Agriculture are partnering to offer the Using Pesticides Wisely training program in a virtual format again this year. A statewide […]

Mississippi: Online Pesticide Training Available May 11, 2020

🕔May 11, 2020
There is a new online pathway for agricultural producers and applicators to obtain pesticide use certification. The Mississippi State University Extension Service Pesticide Safety Education Program, in partnership with the […]

Illinois: Creative Solutions Ensure Pesticide Applicators Can Go to Work Apr 24, 2020

🕔Apr 24, 2020
While many of us are staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, some 37,000 licensed pesticide applicators are going to work, ensuring an abundant food supply and weed- and insect-free […]

California: Personal Protective Equipment in Short Supply for Farm Work Apr 24, 2020

🕔Apr 24, 2020
While most Californians are staying home to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, California farmers, farmworkers and other agricultural professionals are out in the fields and packing houses working […]

Michigan Pesticide Applicators Receive Temporary Emergency License Extension Apr 24, 2020

🕔Apr 24, 2020
Pesticide applicators in Michigan are required to be licensed to apply restricted use pesticides (RUPs) on their own properties or commercially on others’ property. Licenses are categorized as either private […]

Iowa: FieldWatch Launches New Pilot Program Apr 21, 2020

🕔Apr 21, 2020
FieldWatch, an online system designed to foster communications between growers, beekeepers, and pesticide applicators, is launching a new pilot program in Iowa in 2020 called SeedFieldCheck. SeedFieldCheck provides near real-time information […]

Nebraska: Pesticide Applicator License Renewal Extended Apr 17, 2020

🕔Apr 17, 2020
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman has issued an order easing restrictions on pesticide applicators whose licenses are up for renewal. The […]

Arkansas: Databases Help Pesticide Applicators Avoid Sensitive Crops, Beehives Apr 14, 2020

🕔Apr 14, 2020
Arkansas pesticide applicators working row and field crops now have a powerful tool to help them better avoid unintentional spraying over herbicide-sensitive crops and beehives. Now in its second year […]

California: Online IPM Training Courses, Webinars Available Apr 13, 2020

🕔Apr 13, 2020
This spring if you are looking for options to obtain your continuing education units (CEUs) and not sure where to get them, why not check out the online options that the UC […]

Iowa: Pesticide Certification – Options Available for New Applicators Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) is working with the Governor’s office to address pesticide applicator issues that have arisen due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A Proclamation issued April […]

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