You’ll Still Have Pesticide Options If Lorsban’s AI is Banned – DTN Nov 24, 2015

🕔Nov 24, 2015A series of court decisions and actions by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency threatens to remove a popular Dow AgroSciences insecticide. EPA recently proposed a ban of chlorpyrifos — the […]

South Carolina: Pesticide Calibration and Safety Workshop, Dillon, Dec. 7 Nov 20, 2015

🕔Nov 20, 2015You’re invited to attend the Pesticide Calibration and Safety Workshop hosted by Clemson Cooperative Extension on Monday, Dec. 7 at the Wellness Center in Dillon, SC. The event will last […]

Texas: Pesticide Applicator Training, Overton, Dec. 3, 8 Nov 10, 2015

🕔Nov 10, 2015Two pesticide applicator-training events are scheduled for Dec. 3 and Dec. 8 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Overton. “Participants can earn five Texas Department of […]

Ohio: Certification Changes Proposed for Pesticide Applicators Oct 27, 2015

🕔Oct 27, 2015The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a minimum age (18) and stricter standards for certifying applicators of restricted use pesticides (RUPs).   For commercial applicators in Ohio, there is no […]

Nebraska Farm Policy: EPA Wants Feedback on Pesticide Applicator Changes Oct 15, 2015

🕔Oct 15, 2015EPA is currently accepting comments on proposed changes to the federal EPA Certification of Pesticide Applicators Rule. These changes are intended to ensure consistency among states for inter-state recognition of […]

North Carolina: Pesticide Storage Building Flooded? Here’s What to Do Oct 6, 2015

🕔Oct 6, 2015When the flood waters subside around a farm, one area to watch is the pesticide storage area. There could be damaged containers and spilled product, resulting in a potentially hazardous […]

Pesticides: Major Changes to Worker Protection Regulations Oct 2, 2015

🕔Oct 2, 2015On September 28, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the final revisions to the 1992 Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) regulation, which is designed to protect employees working […]

California: New Reference Booklet Available for Pesticide Applicators Sep 22, 2015

🕔Sep 22, 2015The UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) put together a 26-page card set in English and Spanish on understanding pesticide labels.  Intended for pesticide handlers, applicators, safety trainers, […]

Texas: West Agricultural Chemicals Institute Conference, Lubbock, Sept. 9 Aug 20, 2015

🕔Aug 20, 2015The annual meeting of the West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute has been scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 9, at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture, located at 1121 Canyon Lake Drive in […]

Oklahoma Sorghum: Hindering Sugarcane Aphids, Midge, and Headworms Aug 12, 2015

🕔Aug 12, 2015Late planted sorghum in Oklahoma is under a “triple threat” from sugarcane aphids, sorghum midge and sorghum headworms. Unfortunately, there is no “silver bullet” insecticide that can control all of […]

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