Register for October 25 Webinar on Best Practices for Pesticide Ground Application

The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a webinar titled “Best Practices for Ground Application” on October 25, 2018, from 2 – 3:30 p.m. ET. This webinar is tailored for growers, pesticide applicators, pest management professionals, and other interested stakeholders who work in crop production.

The webinar will be presented by Dr. Greg Kruger, a weed science and application technology specialist from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The presentation will cover different methods of ground application, best practices for reducing pesticide spray particle drift when using ground application equipment, and a discussion of the optimization of weed control. Continue reading

Strategies for Managing Pesticide Spray Drift Webinar (with Greg Kruger)

On March 15, 2018, at 11:30am—1:00pm EST, the Environmental Protection Agency will offer a Strategies for Managing Pesticide Spray Drift Webinar. This webinar is tailored for growers, pesticide applicators, and other interested stakeholders who work with pesticides and pesticide application equipment. 

Pesticide spray drift is the movement of pesticide dust or droplets through the air at the time of application or soon after, to any site other than the area intended. Spray drift can affect people’s health, damage nearby crops, and pose a risk to non-target organisms. This webinar will focus on general strategies for reducing pesticide spray drift. Continue reading