New EPA-Required Paraquat Training and Additional Use Restrictions

Kerry Richards; University of Delaware Pesticide Safety Education Program; Products that contain paraquat dichloride as an active ingredient may be known to growers under many brand names, e.g., Gramoxone, Firestorm, Helmquat, and Parazone. As of November 15, 2019, any newly… Continue Reading

Proposed Changes to the Farm Worker Protection Standard

Steve Carter, Agricultural Specialist, Delaware Department of Agriculture; The Environmental Protection Agency issued proposed changes to the Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) to increase protections from pesticide exposure for the nation’s two million agricultural workers and their families. Proposed… Continue Reading