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Publication Type:
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Newsletter
Author(s):Gray, Tommy
Author Affiliation:Director, Pesticide Division, Georgia Department of Agriculture
Title:Pesticide safety
Source:Georgia Sod Producers Association News. Vol. 12, No. 3, November 2002, p. 5-6, 18.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:Griffin, Georgia: Georgia Sod Producers Association
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Pesticide labeling; Safety; Chemical safety; Records; Glyphosate; Pesticides; Regulations; Pesticide use; Pesticide application; Pesticide usage legislation
Trade Names:Round-up
Abstract/Contents:Discusses the Georgia Department of Agriculture's Pestcide Divisions responsibilities and lists some of the pesticide laws that deal with the application and use of the pesticides. Briefly describes the job of a Pesticide Field Agent. Describes the process of inspection by the field agents and states the first step as checking the license. Describes the difference between a private applicator license and a commercial applicator license. States the second step as inspection of pesticide application records. Compares the records that must be kept between private and commercial applicators. Lists information that should be kept by both commercial and private applicators as stated byt the Georgia Pesticide Use and Application Act of 1976. Describes the inspection of each section of the applicators business. Details the standards that allow a person to have to comply with the Worker Protection Standard.
Language:English
References:0
Note:Editor's note: "This paper is a portion of a presentation that will be given at the Turfgrass Sod Field Day on November 6, 2002 at Tifton, GA."
Geographic Terms:Georgia
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Gray, T. 2002. Pesticide safety. Georgia Sod Producers Association News. 12(3):p. 5-6, 18.
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