West Ohio Agronomy Day, Fort Loramie, Jan. 8

🕔Nov 21, 2017West Ohio Agronomy Day will be held on Monday, January 8 at St. Michael’s Hall in Fort Loramie (Shelby County), from 8:30 am-4 pm. This is our annual Recertification Program for Private […]

Pesticide Drift is the Applicator’s Responsibility

🕔May 17, 2017Language and restrictions regarding pesticide drift vary among products, but all put the responsibility clearly with the applicator. One insecticide label states: Only apply this product if the wind direction […]

Kentucky: Reducing Pesticide Drift

🕔Apr 19, 2017Drift is the uncontrolled movement of a pesticide away from its target area. Drift can damage susceptible off-target sites (plants, animals, etc.), reduces pest control (which wastes the pesticide and […]

Georgia: UGA Stresses Importance of Keeping Pesticides on Target

🕔Mar 15, 2017As a result of two years of aggressive training to improve on-target agricultural pesticide applications, the number of pesticide drift complaints received by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has gone […]

Nebraska: Drift from Early Sprays Increase Tree Damage Reports

🕔May 23, 2016Take steps to avoid unintended targets. This year’s wet and windy spring has put field and yard work behind schedule throughout much of Nebraska — especially in areas where replanting will […]

Texas Ag Law: Pesticide Drift Liability

🕔May 10, 2016This time of year, questions pop up regarding the potential liability when pesticides drift onto another’s property.  For the next couple of weeks, we will look at various issues regarding […]

Georgia: Complaints of Pesticide Drift Decrease in ’15

🕔Feb 17, 2016Complaints over off-target movement of chemical applications went down 48 percent from 2014 to 2015, but Georgia farmers must better understand the factors that influence drift, according to University of […]

Pesticide Drift: Calm, Still Days Are Most Dangerous – DTN

🕔Feb 26, 2015Every pesticide applicator worth his salt knows not to spray when gusts of wind bend trees and scatter hats. But not everyone knows that the opposite — a sunny afternoon […]

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