12 Elements of Good Pesticide Storage Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019
With the outdoor growing season winding done, applicators are storing pesticides until next year. Storing these pesticides properly helps to protect your investment and protect other persons and environment. Because […]

Glyphosate Safety – Questions, Concerns About Cancer Risk – Podcast Jul 5, 2019

🕔Jul 5, 2019
In light of recent publicity concerning the herbicide glyphosate, University of Tennessee Extension has released a Glyphosate Fact Sheet to address questions and concerns pertaining to the herbicide. Drs. Jim […]

Minnesota: 4 Upcoming Pesticide Respirator Workshops Mar 22, 2019

🕔Mar 22, 2019
Wearing a respirator is critical for using certain pesticides safely. Under the Worker Protection Standard, employers of pesticide applicators are required to provide annual fit testing and respirator training to […]

Training Required for all Paraquat-Containing Products Mar 22, 2019

🕔Mar 22, 2019
The EPA will be requiring that anyone who purchases, mixes or applies a paraquat containing herbicide to take the “How to Safely Use and Handle Paraquat-Containing Products” online training module. […]

Minnesota: Free Online Private Pesticide Applicator Study Course Feb 4, 2019

🕔Feb 4, 2019
Do you need your private applicator certification? This new course is a supplement to the pesticide applicator manual with interactive videos, graphics, and additional content to help you engage with […]

Texas: Pesticide Applicator Training, Overton, Nov. 30 Nov 6, 2017

🕔Nov 6, 2017
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer a pesticide applicators training from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 30 in Overton. The program will be at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and […]

EPA and Texas Partner on Pesticide Safety Jun 28, 2017

🕔Jun 28, 2017
The EPA recently awarded $585,730 to the Texas Department of Agriculture to support a wide range of pesticide programs, including enforcement and outreach efforts. “At EPA, we are protecting the […]

Pesticide Spills – Quick Action, Follow the Three Cs May 24, 2017

🕔May 24, 2017
A spill is an accidental release of any amount of pesticide, small or large. Spills on public highways, such as when a tank on a truck overturns, usually have major […]

Pesticide Legislation: HR 953 is Designed to Reduce Regs. on Farmers and Applicators – DTN May 23, 2017

🕔May 23, 2017
The U.S. House of Representatives may take action this week on a bill designed to reduce the regulatory burden on farmers and others who apply pesticides. On Monday, the House […]

Pesticide Safety: Gloves Are First Line of Defense May 3, 2017

🕔May 3, 2017
Pesticide handlers get by far the most exposure from pesticides on their hands and forearms. Research has shown that workers mixing pesticides received 85% of the total exposure on their […]

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