Educator Training Materials
Resources for Educators
- Herbicide-Resistant Weed Modules from Weed Science Society of America
- Airblast 101 - online resource describing best practices for airblast sprayers
- Camtasia Sessions from Educator In-Service (Dec. 2010)
- Virtual Spray Table from University of Illinois
Interactive Lessons Series- Pesticide Safety Education Program, Ohio State University Extension
The following resources are available for Ohio State University Extension Educators to use in recertification training. These training resources are copyrighted by The Ohio State University and can not be used without permission from the author.
Interactive Lesson #1 in the series from Pesticide Safety Education Program. Includes a Pro-Active Problem Solving Powerpoint. Discusses record keeping, handling neighbor complaints, importance of tank cleanout and risk communications. Other references are web sources for recordkeeping software programs and a Tank Clean-Out Bulletin. Author: Joanne Kick-Raack, state coordinator, Pesticide Education Program
Calibration Workshop (pdf)
Interactive Lesson #2 in the series from Pesticide Safety Education Program. This lesson demonstrates the basics of boom sprayer calibration through a on-farm demonstration. Author: Dean Slates, Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension Agent, OSU Extension, Holmes Co.
Locked, Dry and Safe (pdf)
Interactive Lesson #3 in the series from Pesticide Safety Education Program. Includes a farm security checklist, SARA information and elements of pesticide storage. Security Powerpoint by Joanne Kick-Raack, state coordinator, Pesticide Education Program
Pathways that Protect (pdf)
Interactive Lesson #4 in the series from Pesticide Safety Education Program. Takes participants through the risk assessment process and includes a case study on a contaminated well. Risk Assessment Powerpoint to be used with group break-outs and a Risk Assessment Powerpoint to be used as a large-group in lecture style. Author: Stephanie Simstad, Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension Agent, OSU Extension, Clermont Co.
Interactive Lessons from Other States
Active Learning lesson on pesticide storage, complete with PowerPoint, developed at the University of Delaware.
Game for learning pesticide labels developed by University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension. The games work off the website or can be downloaded.