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Which Pesticide License Does Your Business Need?
Which Pesticide License Does Your Business Need? - Articles Articles
In Pennsylvania, Green Industry professionals who use pesticides need to understand the Pennsylvania pesticide laws and how to comply with them. More
Pesticide Storage and Security
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Pesticide Storage and Security

Sharon I Gripp, John Ayers, Ph.D., Kerry H. Richards, Ph.D.

This article describes the proper procedures for storing pesticides and application equipment. More
Respiratory Protective Devices for Pesticides
Respiratory Protective Devices for Pesticides - Articles Articles
For many toxic chemicals, the respiratory (breathing) system is the quickest and most direct route of entry into the circulatory system. More
Protect yourself with gloves, long-sleeved shirt, long pants and shoes or boots
What You Need to Know about Protecting Yourself When Using Pesticides - Articles Articles
Protective clothing used when mixing, loading, or applying pesticides provides a barrier between the pesticide and the human body. More
Keep Out of Reach of Children
What You Need to Know about Storing a Pesticide - Articles Articles

What You Need to Know about Storing a Pesticide

Sharon I Gripp, Kerry H. Richards, Ph.D.

A nationwide study by the Environmental Protection Agency revealed that almost one-half of surveyed households with children under the age of 5 had at least one pesticide stored within their reach. More
What You Need to Know about Reading a Pesticide Label
What You Need to Know about Reading a Pesticide Label - Articles Articles
Labels provide directions on how to mix, apply, store, and dispose of a pesticide product. Using a pesticide in a manner inconsistent with its labeling is a violation of federal law. More
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's Regional Offices
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's Regional Offices - Articles Articles
Find your Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Regional Office and contact information. More
Find Pesticide Recertification Credits
Find Pesticide Recertification Credits - Articles Articles
Find pesticide recertification credits on the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's PaPlants website. More
Pesticide Hypersensitivity Registry and Application Pesticide Hypersensitivity Registry and Application - Articles
Information about the Pennsylvania Pesticide Hypersensitivity Registry and the application to complete for placement on the registry. More
Penn State's Online Recertification Courses
Penn State's Online Recertification Courses - Articles Articles
Listed below are the interactive online courses available for pesticide applicators to earn recertification credits at their convenience. More
Frequently Asked Recertification Questions
Frequently Asked Recertification Questions - Articles Articles
Read responses to commonly asked questions we receive about the recertification process. More
How to Find Pesticide Applicator Certification Exams
How to Find Pesticide Applicator Certification Exams - Articles Articles
Find dates and locations for pesticide applicator certification exams on the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's PaPlants website. More
About the Pesticide Education Program
About the Pesticide Education Program - Articles Articles
Our program strives to educate pesticide applicators and users about pest management alternatives, including pesticides, to promote responsible decision-making. More
Toxicity of Pesticides
Toxicity of Pesticides - Articles Articles

Toxicity of Pesticides

Winand Hock, Ph.D.

People who use pesticides or regularly come in contact with them must understand the relative toxicity and potential health effects of the products they use. More
Air Blast Sprayer Calibration Equipment
Sprayer Calibration Information - Articles Articles
Find out how to sign up to have your air blast sprayer or boom sprayer calibrated. More
Pennsylvania Pesticide Applicator Certification
Pennsylvania Pesticide Applicator Certification - Articles Articles
Learn how to become a pesticide applicator in Pennsylvania. More
New Exam Policy Released from PA Department of Agriculture New Exam Policy Released from PA Department of Agriculture - Articles
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has released a new policy on pesticide applicator certification category exams. More
Max Williamson, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org
Frequently Asked Certification Questions - Articles Articles
Find the answers to common certification questions by reading through the list. If you still have questions, please contact us! More
Certification Exam Study Materials
Certification Exam Study Materials - Articles Articles
Information on purchasing study materials to help prepare for the certification exams. More
Do You Need a Pesticide License?
Do You Need a Pesticide License? - Articles Articles
If you are considering using a pesticide, it is important to make sure you are in compliance with Pennsylvania law. More