Regional Initial Private Applicator Trainings offered across Montana. (Pesticides)
Description:

The Montana State University (MSU) Pesticide Education Program (PEP) is coordinating five regional private applicator initial certification trainings across Montana. These seven hour training opportunities are designed for individuals desiring to learn more about pesticides, while simultaneously qualifying for a Montana private applicator license. Training opportunities are available in Flathead County (Kalispell) on April 9th, Sanders County (Plains) on April 10th, Missoula County (Missoula) on April 11th, Pondera County (Conrad) on April 17th, and Fort Belknap Reservation (Harlem) on April 18th.  


Alert Period: 01/15/2019 - 05/01/2019
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
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EPA Mitigation Measures Approved by EPA (General)
Description:

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its final decision regarding proposed mitigation measures for the herbicide active ingredient paraquat (i.e. dichloride salt of paraquat, ortho paraquat CL, paraquat dichloride) due to increased human health concerns.  Inidividuals applying paraquat products in 2019 should be aware of the new measures to protect applicators and the public.

 

See attached document for details.


Alert Period: 11/19/2018 - 07/10/2019
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
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