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What’s the Deal with EPA Funding?

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January 27, 2023

All pesticides marketed, sold, or used in the United States must be registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). We say this all the time, but how does that process work, where does funding come from and what is PRIA. ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, EPA, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Registration, Spanish Language

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, Blog Community, EVENTS, Farm Management, HOME LANDSCAPES, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, CEU Sale, CEUs, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Spanish Language

Is a Pesticide License All I Need?

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June 23, 2022

We have discussed before that pesticides are a hazard and when combined with exposure can equal risk. Certain pesticides have more risk and require licensing/certification before use. Getting this “pesticide license” usually requires a test ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, Farm Management, HOME LANDSCAPES, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Dicamba, Fumigants, Label Mandated Training, Paraquat, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide License

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, Blog Community, HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Pesticide Shelf Life, Pesticide Storage

A World Without Pesticides

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April 14, 2022

Hello Avid Readers! Does it sound great to have a world without pesticides? Your answer to this question likely depends on what you know about pesticides. Generally, a pesticide is a substance that deters or kills an organism that is harming ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, Crops, HOME LANDSCAPES, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2022 Blogger Award Winner, Entomology, IPM, Pesticide Resistance, Quirkiest Story

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