New Michigan Emergency Rule Extends License Renewal Deadline
On: January 8, 2021
On December 30, a new emergency rule extended the validity of Michigan many pesticide applicator licenses. Read more to see if you qualify for this extension!
Oregon Phasing Out Chlorpyrifos Use by 2023
On: December 22, 2020
The Oregon Department of Agriculture recently filed Administrative Rules that limits the use of chlorpyrifos and phases out nearly all use by December 31, 2023.
2020 Recap: Positive Pest Control Company News
On: December 4, 2020
In this blog, we highlight various stories that show the many ways pest management professionals like you have made a positive difference in local communities.
By the Numbers: Inside Washington’s Murder Hornet Nest
On: November 23, 2020
After removing the only Asian giant murder hornet nest in the US last month, Washington State Ag researchers are still discovering what's inside.
Study Shows Many Pesticide Labels Don’t Follow EPA Guidelines
On: November 13, 2020
An Oregon State University study shows over 30% of pesticide labels don't follow EPA rules and have incorrect information about their toxicity to honey bees.
EPA Extends Approval of Dicamba-Based Products for 2021 Season & Beyond
On: November 5, 2020
In late October, the EPA approved the use of three dicamba-based pesticides through 2025. Here's what it means for Pesticide Applicators.
EPA Proposes Use of New Insecticide Active Ingredient
On: October 28, 2020
Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed to register pesticide products containing a new active ingredient called tetraniliprole for sale and use in the US. Learn more here!
Fate of Dicamba-Based Products Awaiting EPA Decision
On: October 26, 2020
On October 1st, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler said to expect a decision by the end of the month regarding whether dicamba-based products can be used during the next planting season or not. The products in question include XtendiMax, Engenia, and FeXapan.
Three Michigan Cities Among the Top 50 “Rattiest in America”
On: October 14, 2020
According to a recent report by Orkin, three Michigan cities are among the “Top 50 Rattiest Cities in the United States” this year.
New Jersey Pesticide Continuing Education Course Preview
On: October 9, 2020
New Jersey pesticide applicators whose certification expires on October 31st: completing your continuing education is now easier than ever with our new course bundles. Now, you simply need to choose one of three 8 unit Core Bundles, then follow that up by taking any 16 unit Category Bundles you may need.