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Requirements for Paraquat Usage

Many rules regarding the purchase, handling, and application of paraquat are changing.  Most notably, all non-bulk paraquat products (with new labels) must adhere to closed-system packaging requirements set forth by the EPA’s Paraquat Dichloride Human Health Mitigation Decision by November 2020.  All paraquat applicators are required to complete an EPA-approved training…
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2020 Using Pesticides Wisely Decision

A final decision has been made for Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) training for 2020 in regards to auxin herbicides. If you attended a UPW training in 2019, you do not have to attend a 2020 meeting. If you did not attend a 2019 UPW meeting, then you will have to…
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GDA Farm Recovery Block Grants

http://www.farmrecovery.com/ The Georgia Department of Agriculture is in the process of finalizing an agreement with USDA to implement the Georgia Farm Recovery Block Grant. Until a final agreement has been reached, GDA cannot provide any additional details regarding the program. As soon as USDA and GDA finalize the terms, GDA…
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Syngenta’s New Gramoxone 3SL (paraquat) Formulation

Below is some information on a new paraquat formulation from Dr. Prostko (UGA Weed Scientist) Syngenta recently received a label for their new formulation of paraquat sold under the trade name of Gramoxone 3SL (3 lb ai/gal). Many rules regarding the purchase, handling, and application of paraquat are changing.  Most…
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