Pesticide Safety Day

Please Pre-Register by Calling (989) 635-3561 Ext. 221

  • Registration/Refreshments
    Rob Malcomnson,
    Lapeer Conservation District
  • Welcome/Housekeeping/Introductions
    GST Michigan Works! Staff and Conservation District Staff
  • NRCS and Farm Bill Updates, Programs available to assist with chemical storage, pest management and conservation plans
    Katelyn Soule, NRCS District Conservationist, Sandusky Field Office
  • MAEAP Verification Process
    Tom Young, MDARD MAEAP Verifier
  • Pesticide Record Keeping, Regulation Updates, Worker Protection Standards Updates, Drift Management
    Brent Wolschlager, MDARD PPPM Division
  • Break*
  • Cover Crop and Rotation Restrictions, Setbacks, Agricultural Use Requirements, PPE, Environmental Hazards, Proper Disposal of Containers
    “I know you don’t want to read your chemical label, but you really should and here’s why.” MAEAP Technicians, Bluewater, Huron and Tuscola CD
  • MSU Pest Diagnostic Services Updates, Chemical Resistant Weeds, Submitting Samples for Herbicide Resistance Testing, Preventing Pest Resistance, Best Practices Erin Hill, MSU Weed Science Diagnostician
  • RUP Forms and Conclusion/Announcement
    Tom Hanselman, Bluewater Conservation District