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Revised Worker Protection Standard Workshops

The EPA will have new WPS regulations that will go into effect in January of 2018.  Take a look at this PDF explaining the differences in the old WPS and the revised WPS:  WPSUpdatedComparsionHandout2016TL[2] Any grower who has any employees is … Continue reading

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Preparing for Hurricane Irma

The latest tracking map from NOAA shows Hurricane Irma moving up the east coast early next week and making landfall in SC near Beaufort and Hilton Head early Tuesday morning.  It is expected to be Category 1 by the time … Continue reading

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Public Health Pest Control (Cat. 8) Training and Exam

Training manuals from Clemson DPR website. Pre Registration Form for Cat. 8 exam:  pre-registration-form

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Waste Pesticide Collection – 1/12/17

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EPA Approves Xtend Herbicide

The EPA has approved Monsanto’s dicamba product, XtendiMax, for use in soybeans and cotton.  This has been several years in the making.  According to the EPA press release, “This registration is for a formulation of dicamba that contains an additive … Continue reading

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SCDA Waste Pesticide Collections

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Pesticide Applicator Training – 4/21/16

PDF of flier with working links:  Initial Pesticide 4-21-16

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Unwanted Pesticide Collection – 2/11/16

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Initial Pesticide Applicators Training – 2/2/16

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Pesticide Calibration and Safety Workshop 12/7/15

This will be a great workshop for beginners and experienced applicators. Registration may be done online here. The 6 recertification credits will include 3 category 3 credits and 3 core credits.

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