Farmers - Learn by Chapter

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Welcome

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Preface
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Product Information
   
 
 
Ch 1 - How Pesticides Are Regulated

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Part 2 of Chapter 2

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Ch 2 - Integrated Pest Management

Presentation of Chapter 2

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Ch 3 - The Pesticide Label
Read the example Matador Label or Listen to the example Matador Label.  This label is used for the practice quiz in Chapter 3.
Link to pdf of The Pesticide Label chapter
 

 

watch videos about the pesticide label
Use Pesticides Safely - Know the Label - Interactive Tutorial
     
Ch 4 - The Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
Link to pdf of the Material Safety Data Sheet Chapter Chapter 4  
Ch 5 - Pesticide Formulations
Link to pdf of Pesticide Formulations chapter Chapter 5  
Ch 6 - Managing Pesticide Resistance
Link to pdf of Managing Pest Resistance Chapter Chapter 6 watch videos about managing pesticide resistance
Health and Environmental Risk Management
       
Ch 7 - Pesticides and the Environment
Link to pdf of Pesticides and the Environment chapter Chapter 7 watch videos about pesticides and the environment
Ch 8 - Health Risks of Pesticide Use
Link to pdf of Health Risks of Pesticide Use chapter

 Chapter 8

 
Ch 9 - Pesticide Poisonings
Link to pdf of Pesticide Poisonings Chapter Chapter 9  
Ch 10 - First Aid
link to pdf of First Aid Chapter Chapter 10 watch videos about first aid
Pesticide Safety Practices
       
Ch 11 - Protective Clothing and Personal Protective Equipment
Link to pdf of Protective Clothing and Personal Protective Equipment chapter
 
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Ch 12 - Application Procedures for Fumigants and Suspensions in Air
  Link to pdf of Application Procedures for Fumigants and Suspensions in Air chapter  
Ch 13 - Transportation of Pesticides
Link to pdf of Transportation of Pesticides chapter watch videos about transportation of pesticides
Ch 14 - How to Store Pesticides Safely
Presentation of Chapter 14 Link to pdf of How to store pesticides safely chapter Chapter 14 watch videos about how to store pesticides safely
Ch 15 - How to Dispose of Pesticides and Pesticide Containers Safely
Presentations of Chapter 15 link to pdf of how to dispose of pesticides and pesticide containers safely chapter

Chapter 15

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Ch 16 - Pesticide Spills
Presentation of Chapter 16 link to pdf of pesticide spills chapter

Chapter 16

 
Ch 17 - Pesticide Fires
Presentation of Chapter 17 link to pdf of pesticide fires chapter

Chapter 17

 
Pesticide Application
       
Ch 18 - Drift of Pesticides

Surface Inversions

Presentation of Chapter 18 link to pdf of drift of pesticides chapter

Part 1 of Chapter 18

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Ch 19 - Calibration of Application Equipment
Presentation of Chapter 19 link to pdf of calibration of application equipment chapter

Part 1 of Chapter 19

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Ch 20 - Applying the Right Amount of Pesticide
  link to pdf of applying the right amount of pesticide chapter

Part 1 of Chapter 20

 
Use Pesticides Safely - Know the Math - Interactive Tutorial 
     
Ch 21 - Keeping Pesticide Records
Presentation of Chapter 21 link to pdf of Keeping pesticide records chapter  
Ch 22 - Pesticides and Food
Presentation of Chapter 22 link to pdf of pesticides and food chapter

 Part 1 of Chapter 22

 
Ch 23 - Be a Professional
Presentation of Chapter 23 link to pdf of be a professional chapter  Chapter 23