News & Events
Will private pesticide and May fertilizer deadlines be extended?
With the signing of House Bill 197, Ohio’s COVID-19 emergency response legislation, the March 31, 2020 deadline for private pesticide applicators (farmers) and the May 31, 2020 deadline for agricultural fertilizer certificate holders to renew their license and get training has been extended.
The deadline is now 90 days after the state of emergency Executive Order ends or December 1, 2020, whichever comes first.
All in-person OSUE events are cancelled or postponed through at least May 15. We will continue to update you as meetings are scheduled.
List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2, Coronavirus
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing an expanded list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The list contains nearly 200 additional products—including 40 new products that went through the agency’s expedited review process. The agency also made key enhancements to the web-based list to improve its usefulness. Read More Here.
- Frequently Asked Questions about List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2
- Emerging Viral Pathogen Claims for SARS-CoV-2: Submission Information for Registrants
2020 Commercial New Applicator Trainings
NOTE: April 15 and May 13 are offered as on-line webinars. There will be NO trainedservice person certificates granted with these trainings.
Choose the date below for event information and registration:
April 15** This course will be held as an on-line webinar. If you have pre-registered, we will be contacting you with more information.
May 13** This course will be held as an on-line webinar. If you have pre-registered, we will be contacting you with more information.
General Pest Control (Category 10a and Core): March 24 - 25 *This will be held as a webinar for everyone who pre-registered. You will receive more information in the next coming days.
Wood Destroying Insect Inspection - New Dates
Three New Factsheets!!
PEP-Talk, September 2018
In this Issue:
Glyphosate and Cancer in the News Again
New Requirements for Paraquat
Chlorpyrifos History and Current Status Ohio Sensitive Crop Registry
Anyone that mixes, loads or applies Xtendimax, FeXapan, Engenia or Tavium in Ohio must be a licensed applicator: Exam Preparation Courses Here
- Take annual dicamba specific training (see below)
- Maintain specific records
- Apply only when wind speeds are below 10 mph, but above 3 mph
- Apply between 1 hour after sunrise and and 2 hours before sunset, never during a temperature inversion
- Survey surrounding area for sensitive crops and apply buffers accordingly
- Use only approved nozzles (See List Here)
In-Person Training (Monsanto)
*ANY dicamba-specific training will meet the training requirement to apply Xtendimax, Engenia, FeXapan or Tavium regardless of which company (BASF, Monsanto, Dupont or Syngenta) sponsored the meeting. Ohio Will also accept training from IN, MI, KY, PA & WV.
2016 Changes in the Federal Worker Protection Standard
Commercial Applicator Recertification Opportunities
Agricultural Fertilizer Certification
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