Non-Certified Synthetic Auxin Applicator Training 2019

  • Format: online

Open Enrollment begins January 2020.

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 certificate of completion at the conclusion of the course. Applicators wishing to obtain a training certificate must complete the online course labeled as “Certificate Option”.

Overview

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 certificate of completion at the conclusion of the course. Applicators wishing to obtain a training certificate must complete the online course labeled as “Certificate Option”. 

What this course covers

Module 1: Essential Background of Synthetic Auxin Herbicides

  • The problems from improper application of this class of herbicides
  • The differences between Xtend and the dicamba system and 2,4-D and the Enlist system

Module 2: Common Methods of Off-Target Movement of Synthetic Auxin Herbicides 

  • Three common methods of off-target movement of synthetic auxin herbicides: physical drift, secondary drift, and tank contamination
  • Practices to prevent off-target movement

Module 3: Preventing Off-Target Movement with Dicamba 

  • New federal and state requirements for applying products with dicamba
  • The best management practices to ensure proper application

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