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When Disaster Strikes: How to Cleanup a Pesticide Spill

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November 10, 2022

This week in Florida we are dealing with a late season hurricane. It’s very rare to have one like this so late, but as Floridian’s we have learned to expect the unexpected. You might be wondering how in the world does a hurricane relate ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Pesticide Spill, Pesticide Spill Cleanup, Spill Cleanup

Summer’s Not Over Get Hot CEU Deals!

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August 18, 2022

Are you short on CEUs and needing to renew your license soon? Are you simply looking to stay ahead and get your CEUs well before your license expires? Well Summer’s Not Over we have Hot CEU Deals. The Pesticide Information Office has you covered. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, CEU Sale, CEUs, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Spanish Language

Are My Pesticides Still Good?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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