Reminder for Required Trainings for Herbicide Use

Mark VanGessel, Extension Weed Specialist;

Xtendimax, Tavium, and Engenia labels require that applicators complete training every year. Each applicator needs to have their own certification; working under the supervision of someone who has completed the training is not allowed. Training is available online through Bayer, BASF, or Syngenta.

Paraquat also requires training for applicators, mixers, and handlers. Training certificates need to be updated every three years. This training is available on-line at