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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

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, Blog Community, HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Pesticide Spill, Pesticide Spill Cleanup, Spill Cleanup

PPE: Is It a Costume or Invincible Armor?

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October 14, 2022

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is associated with many dangerous activities. Football players wear helmets, soccer players shin guards, construction workers have safety glasses (sounds like the start of The Village People!). Even pesticide ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, HOME LANDSCAPES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Pesticide Exposure, Pesticide Information Office, PPE

Testing From Home, What You Need to Know!

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September 15, 2022

Those who have followed this blog, or really any information about our office, know how excited we have been about remote proctored exams. We are thrilled about this convenient and secure testing option for our applicators. You might wonder ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Everblue, Pesticide Exam, Pesticide Information Office, Remote Proctored Testing

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

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