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Parts of a label 4…How Do I Keep It Off Me?

Last time we explored what to do if we were exposed to a pesticide by learning about the First Aid section. Great, I know how to deal with exposure. Now I wont to figure out… Read More

Dicamba Stewardship Training

Dicamba use in cotton and soybean has been reapproved by the EPA and 4 products have received a 5-year registration. As part of the registration the EPA has required that ALL people handling or applying… Read More

Parts of a Label 3…What if it gets on me?

We left off discussing What is in our pesticide and information about it’s potential hazard, or if it is “dangerous”. So far we have simply defined and identified hazard. In order for us to properly… Read More

Parts of a Pesticide Label…What Is It?

Understanding the way a pesticide label is organized makes it that much easier to use and find the information that is needed. “The Label Is The Law” is a phrase many pesticide applicators are familiar… Read More

Pesticide Safety Education Month

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…. Read More

What is an EPA Biological Evaluation?

What is an EPA Biological Evaluation? Any pesticide that is used in the U.S. must go through registration and evaluation by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). One of the key things the EPA evaluates is… Read More

What To Do If You Get Pesticide In Your Eye

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,… Read More

Are My Sunglasses PPE?

Sunglasses as PPE? Many who work outside as part of their job with pesticides understand the benefit of sunglasses. They can help prevent headaches caused by squinting, reduce glare while driving, and polarized lenses can… Read More

Glyphosate Public Comments Open

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regularly reviews the registrations of already approved pesticides and will adjust those registrations if new needs or data come forth. In January of 2020 the EPA began this… Read More