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Wood Destroying Insect Inspection -
New Date: April 24, 2018

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Dicamba Restrictions

Anyone that applies Xtendimax, FeXapan or Engenia in Ohio must:

  • Take the dicamba-specific training    Online Training (DowDupont)

  • Be a licensed applicator or work under the direct supervision of a licensed applicator
  • Maintain specific records
  • Apply only when wind speeds are below 10 mph, but above 3 mph
  • Apply between sunrise and sunset, never during a temperature inversion
  • Survey surrounding area for sensitive crops and apply buffers accordingly
  • Use only approved nozzles (See List Here)

Precautions for Dicamba Use in Xtend Soybeans (Purdue Extension Factsheet)

Recordkeeping Template

Dicamba-Specific Training Dates:  Click Here

*ANY dicamba-specific training will meet the training requirement to apply Xtendimax, Engenia, or FeXapan, regardless of which company (BASF, Monsanto, Dupont) sponsored the meeting.  

Xtendimax Application Requirements
FeXapan Application Requirements
Engenia Application Requirements

2018 Ohio Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Conference

Registration now open!
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OSU Employees Only: To register with an eRequest, select “OSU Employee” as your Registration Type on the drop down menu. Register with an eRequest.

January 11, 2018 (Thursday) - Dayton, Ohio
January 31, 2018 (Wednesday) - Akron, Ohio

February 15, 2018 (Thursday) - Sandusky, Ohio
February 23, 2018 (Friday) - Columbus, Ohio

2018 Commercial New Applicator Dates

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February 20 - General Pest
February 21 
March 21
April 18
May 23
August 22
October 3


2016 Changes in the Federal Worker Protection Standard

Commercial Applicator Recertification Opportunities

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Ohio Pesticide Safety Education Program provides training, education, and outreach to pesticide applicators about the safe, proper, and legal use of pesticides. The program works with farmers, businesses, and public agencies to protect human health and the environment and serves as a critical part of job training and business growth in Ohio.