Paraquat Training

— Written By
en Español

El inglés es el idioma de control de esta página. En la medida en que haya algún conflicto entre la traducción al inglés y la traducción, el inglés prevalece.

Al hacer clic en el enlace de traducción se activa un servicio de traducción gratuito para convertir la página al español. Al igual que con cualquier traducción por Internet, la conversión no es sensible al contexto y puede que no traduzca el texto en su significado original. NC State Extension no garantiza la exactitud del texto traducido. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que algunas aplicaciones y/o servicios pueden no funcionar como se espera cuando se traducen.

English is the controlling language of this page. To the extent there is any conflict between the English text and the translation, English controls.

Clicking on the translation link activates a free translation service to convert the page to Spanish. As with any Internet translation, the conversion is not context-sensitive and may not translate the text to its original meaning. NC State Extension does not guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Please note that some applications and/or services may not function as expected when translated.

Collapse ▲

New labeling of herbicides containing the active ingredient paraquat dichloride requires that any person, prior to using these products, must be a licensed or certified NCDA&CS pesticide applicator and must successfully complete the online or in-person paraquat training. An applicator can no longer apply paraquat under the supervision of someone else’s license. Paraquat training is not required to purchase paraquat products but is mandatory for all paraquat use activities. “Use” includes: mixing and loading the pesticide; applying the pesticide; and, transporting or storing opened pesticide containers, cleaning equipment, and disposing of excess pesticides, pesticide containers, and other paraquat-containing materials. Non-certified persons working under the supervision of a certified applicator are prohibited from using paraquat including any of the “use” activities mentioned above.

To get the training you can either do it online at http://www.usparaquattraining.com/

We are also going to have an In-Person Session on March 16th at 9 a.m. in the Ag Auditorium. Registration link will be posted here soon.

This training is required every three years. A training was held 2 years ago and most people will need the training again in 2023.