Home

News & Events


Wood Destroying Insect Inspection -
New Date: Tuesday March 26

Register with check or purchase order
Register with a credit card

For more information, visit the event page.


2019 Commercial New Applicator Dates

CORE and Categories 5, 6C, 8
February 13
March 20
April 17
May 22
August 21
October 2
Visit event page to register.

General Pest Control (Category 10A) and CORE
March 19 - 20
Register for General Pest Training with PO or Check
Register with Credit Card

 


2019 Commercial Recertification Trainings

January 9, 2019 (Wednesday) - Dayton Convention Center
January 15, 2019 (Tuesday) - Akron, John S. Knight Center (pre-registration closed)
February 22, 2019 (Friday) - Sandusky, Kalahari Conference Center (pre-registration closes February 15th)
February 26, 2019 (Tuesday) - Columbus Convention Center (pre-registration closes February 19th)

Click here to register with a credit card.
Click here to register with a check or PO.


PEP-Talk, September 2018

Volume 21 / Issue 1

In this Issue:
Glyphosate and Cancer in the News Again
New Requirements for Paraquat
Chlorpyrifos History and Current Status Ohio Sensitive Crop Registry


Dicamba Restrictions

Anyone that mixes, loads or applies Xtendimax, FeXapan or Engenia in Ohio must:    
  • Take annual dicamba specific training (see below)
  • Be a licensed applicator (trained service person does not qualify)
  • 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)

EPA's Dicamba Training Requirements
Precautions for Dicamba Use in Xtend Soybeans (Purdue Extension Factsheet)
Recordkeeping Template


Dicamba-Specific Training (Click Here for Dates)

Online Training (DowDupont)
Online Training (BASF)
Online Training (Monsanto)

*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

 


2016 Changes in the Federal Worker Protection Standard


Commercial Applicator Recertification Opportunities

Click here for information about upcoming opportunities


 

I need information on...

 
 
 
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.