Face-to-face dicamba application training opportunities, sponsored by agrichemical companies, are available at various locations throughout Kansas in the coming months. Dates and locations are listed in this article from Sarah Lancaster, Weed Science Extension Specialist.
For producers that intend to use Xtend cotton or soybean in 2020, you will need to have an additional dicamba-specific certification to apply dicamba-containing products labeled for use in these crops. Online training is available.
Each year in the fall, applicators from across the state attend commercial recertification training programs. These trainings will look different this year. Read about the changes and how to access virtual training courses in Kansas.
This article covers frequently asked questions associated with paraquat and dicamba trainings for the state of Kansas in 2021.
Commercial applicator training sessions are planned for the month of April. These will be offered in a virtual format over the Zoom platform. There must be at least 20 registered participants to hold the training so get online to reserve your spot.
The Kansas State Pesticide Safety Program is providing a training opportunity this April for several of the categories to help individuals renew their license. This training will be offered in a virtual format via Zoom.
Paraquat is a restricted use herbicide that was first commercialized in the 1960s and is one of the most widely applied herbicides in the United States. This article discusses recent changes made by the EPA in 2021 regarding the proper use of this herbicide.
Anyone spraying XtendiMax, Engenia, or Tavium is required to have training each year prior to using these products. These products are restricted use pesticides and can only be applied by certified applicators.
Mustard weeds in wheat fields often are not noticed until the they start to bloom in the spring. Mustards are much more difficult to control once they have flowered and often have already reduced wheat yields. To minimize yield losses, mustards should be controlled by late winter or very early spring.
This article provides answers to frequently asked questions associated with paraquat and dicamba trainings in Kansas for 2023. This information is made available by the K-State Pesticide Safety and IPM Program.
This article discusses some frequently asked questions regarding dicamba training for pesticide applicators in Kansas for 2023. This information is made available by the K-State Pesticide Safety and Integrated Pest Management Program.
There is a good deal of interest in using drones, also called unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for the application of pesticides. If you are an applicator considering using a drone for applications, here is some basic information regarding licenses that you need to know before applying any pesticides.