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2.8.23 Blog – National Pesticide Safety Education Month

Tips and Resources for National Pesticide Safety Education Month

Published on February 9, 2024 by Nate Bortz

February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month, and pest control safety is the theme. Here are some helpful tips and resources to ensure you stay safe during the upcoming spring application season.

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Forest Pest Management: What to Know and Why It’s Important

Published on January 18, 2024 by Nate Bortz

Learn about why we must protect our forests and how integrated pest management must evolve to keep up with emerging threats.

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How to Become a Qualified Pesticide Applicator in California

Published on November 13, 2023 by Michael Purser

Discover the steps to become a qualified pesticide applicator in California. Prepare for the test with the help of online pesticide training and exam prep.

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Weed Spread – What to Know and How to Prevent It 

Published on August 3, 2023 by Nate Bortz

When left alone, weeds can harm people, the environment, and the economy. This blog discusses how weeds spread and explains some of the best ways to control them.

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How to Renew Your New York Pesticide Certification

Published on April 19, 2023 by Nate Bortz

Here’s a simple guide explaining how to renew your New York pesticide applicator certification — both commercial and private.

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August 2022 Pesticide Blog

EPA Looking for Comments on Sulfoxaflor Products

Published on August 9, 2022 by Nate Bortz

The EPA recently released an updated draft biological evaluation on the effects of sulfoxaflor on pollinators. This blog discusses the context of this new evaluation and gives you the link to share your sulfoxaflor experiences with the EPA.

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PST Blog 5.02.22

Why Exam Prep Is Important for Pesticide Applicator Certification

Published on May 6, 2022 by Nate Bortz

Becoming a certified pesticide applicator involves a lot of important training. That’s why we’ve created exam prep courses to help you become certified!

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PST – 12.01.21 Blog

New Glyphosate EPA Evaluation Receives Mixed Response

Published on December 1, 2021 by Nate Bortz

New EPA evaluations for three common herbicides have created mixed reactions from farmer and environmental advocacy groups. Learn more here!

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Benefits of Online, Company-Wide WPS Training

Published on September 17, 2021 by Nate Bortz

See how our online company-wide WPS safety training program can help save your business time and money!

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PST – 8.11.21 Blog

EPA Ending Temporary COVID-19 Guidance

Published on August 11, 2021 by Nate Bortz

On August 10th, the EPA announced their June 2020 temporary COVID-19 guidance (and May 2021 amendment) for agricultural pesticide handlers will end on August 19, 2021.

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