Kansas: 3 Free Upcoming Workshops to Outline Pesticide Safety Procedures for Ag Workers Oct 26, 2022

    🕔Oct 26, 2022
    Kansas State University officials have announced a series of free workshops to provide training that will reduce the risk of illness or injury to agriculture workers who are exposed to […]

    Selecting PPE When Using Pesticides May 12, 2022

    🕔May 12, 2022
    When selecting a pesticide, make sure you read the label to ensure that you have the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needed to mix, load, and apply that product. The PPE that […]

    7 Reminders for Pesticide Safety Mar 30, 2021

    🕔Mar 30, 2021
    You probably worked on your sprayer and other major equipment over the winter to gear up for pesticide applications.  Have you put any effort into preparing for applicator safety?  Here […]

    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 […]


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