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- Published: Monday, Oct. 22, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Post-harvest is a good time for producers to review their liability insurance coverage, says University of Missouri economist Ray Massey. Recent issues with dicamba spray drift highlight the need for farmers to understand their ...
- Published: Wednesday, July 18, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension introduced a new mobile app to identify herbicide injury at its annual Pest Management Field Day on July 10. MU Extension weed specialist Mandy Bish says Herbicide Injury ID lets users send photos ...
- Published: Thursday, June 28, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers will get latest updates to control crop pests at Pest Management Field Day, July 10. The annual event, once called Weed Day, now covers weeds, insects, diseases and more. Sign-in starts at 7:30 a.m. at University of ...
- Published: Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The 2018 Northwest Missouri Certified Crop Advisers Conference, Jan. 16-17 in St. Joseph, offers updates on dicamba use and a look at the latest agricultural technology. University of Missouri Extension weed scientist Kevin ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2018
The safe and proper storage of pesticide is a component of good management. A correctly designed and maintained pesticide storage site is essential. Whether maintaining small amounts of pesticide in a locked cabinet or large inventories in ...
Publication date: May 1, 2018
This manual is part of Missouri's Pesticide Applicator Training Program. It prepares pesticide applicators for a Category 7A, General Structural Pest Control, certification test given by the Missouri Department of Agriculture.Missouri's Pesticide ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2017
Certification tests cover the Core Manual and all manuals in the categories of your business. Questions are also taken from the Missouri Pesticide Use Act, obtainable from the Missouri Department of Agriculture.MU pesticide applicator trainingState ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2017
This manual is part of Missouri's Pesticide Applicator Training Program. It provides assistance in passing an examination required to obtain a Missouri Pesticide Dealer license from the Missouri Department of Agriculture.Missouri's Pesticide ...
Publication date: June 1, 2017
This publication examines five areas of pesticide management practices on your farmstead:Pesticide storageMixing and loadingSpill cleanupContainer disposalOther managementWhen handling pesticides, wear proper protective clothing at all times. This ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 2015
This manual is part of Missouri's Pesticide Applicator Training Program. It prepares pesticide applicators for a Category 6, Right-of-Way Pest Control, certification test given by the Missouri Department of Agriculture.Missouri's Pesticide ...
Non-Certified Synthetic Auxin Applicator Training 2019
This self-paced, online course is intended for general audiences who wish to better understand proper application of synthetic auxin herbicides such as 2,4-D and Dicamba. This course is for informational purposes only. Participants will not receive a ...