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UPW and Paraquat Trainings

Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) 2021 virtual trainings are nearly completed with only three more opportunities available. This training must be completed to be able to make labeled dicamba or 2,4-D in-crop cotton or soybean applications. Click the links below to register for the upcoming trainings.

April 5, 5:30 PM:

April 8, 9 AM:

April 12, 5:30 PM:

For those who have already attended UPW training, your attendance information will be posted at and available through the link highlighted in the picture below. Remember, it may take a few weeks after the training competition before names will appear.


Before mixing, loading, and/or applying paraquat, new labels require the completion of online training approved by the U.S. EPA. Thanks to the National Pesticide Safety Education Center, GDA has posted a list of those applicators completing training prior to 3/21/2021 at Periodic updates to the list will occur over time.

When you complete your paraquat training you will receive a certificate. Regardless of the date on which you were trained, email a copy of your certificate to for 1 CEU of pesticide credit.

If you have any questions, call me