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Are My Pesticides Still Good?


May 26, 2022

How many of us have lived dangerously by drinking milk past it’s expiration date? Do you ever eat packaged food after it’s “best by” date and does a Twinkie ever expire? Do you know the difference between a “best by” and “expiration” ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Pesticide Shelf Life, Pesticide Storage

Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself


March 18, 2022

Hello! As of today I have been with the Pesticide Information Office for one month. I am delighted to introduce myself and my new role! They say the devil is in the details and I intend to embed myself in the details of safe pesticide ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Emily Kraus, Entomology, Entomology Emily, Integrated Pest Management, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Travel

National Pesticide Information Center


February 23, 2022

The month of February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month. To celebrate that, the blogs this month are highlighting the various people and organizations working in this area. So far we have focused on the professional applicator side ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Featured, National Pesticide Information Center, National Pesticide Safety Education Month 2022, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Special Topics

National Pesticide Safety Education Center


February 18, 2022

The month of February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month. To honor that the blogs this month are highlighting the various people and organizations working in this area. Each state as a Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) that ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, National Pesticide Safety Education Center, National Pesticide Safety Education Month 2022, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety

American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators


February 11, 2022

The month of February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month. To honor that the blogs this month are highlighting the various people and organizations working in this area. Up first is an organization, that has become my new home, the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources
Tags: American Association Of Pesticide Safety Educators, Brett Bultemeier, National Pesticide Safety Education Month 2022, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety

National Pesticide Safety Education Month


February 4, 2022

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) states that “when pesticides are used according to their label, they do not pose an unreasonable risk of harm to people or the environment”. That statement all depends on “when ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, National Pesticide Safety Education Month 2022, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Pesticide Safety Education

Applicator Safety, More Than Just Pesticides


April 29, 2021

One of the main tasks of the Pesticide Information Office, is to help teach pesticide safety, or applicator safety. Applicator safety involves more than just protecting from pesticide exposure. Safety does include understanding the label, PPE, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Heat Stress, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Safety

Parts of a Label 5…How Do I Protect Everything Else?


February 18, 2021

Blogs 1-4 of “Parts of the Pesticide Label” covered personal safety, “How Do I Protect Myself?” At this point many are ready to start using the pesticide, I mean “hey I’m safe, let’s go!” That is all well and good, but our responsibility ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Environmental Hazards, National Pesticide Safety Education Month, Parts Of A Pesticide Label, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Label, Pesticide Safety

Pesticide Safety Education Month


February 2, 2021

The month of February is designated as National Pesticide Safety Education Month. Pesticide safety is rarely at the forefront of someone’s mind, sometimes even those who are applying pesticides, but it is an important responsibility. Many ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, National Pesticide Safety Month, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Label, Pesticide Safety, Safety

What To Do If You Get Pesticide In Your Eye


January 15, 2021

Help I Got Pesticide In My Eye! First, don’t panic! Although no one ever thinks it could happen to them, it is possible to get pesticides into your eyes. When it comes to pesticide exposure, there are few that can cause concern more than ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Food Safety, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Eyewash, Personal Protective Equipment, Pesticide, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Pesticides, PPE

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