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This section of the webpage contains information regarding pesticide safety issues of significant interest or impact for PSEPs, or the stakeholders they serve. Information is archived for future reference.

EPA Grant Press Release

For Immediate Release: The National Pesticide Safety Education Center (NPSEC) is partnering with eXtension and the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), and will provide advice and in-kind support for the implementation of the EPA Pesticide Safety Education Funds Management Program (PSEFMP). This partnership was made possible with funding provided through a cooperative agreement with the […]

National Pesticide Safety Education Center (NPSEC) announces Kerry Richards as Educational Program Developer

The National Pesticide Safety Education Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Kerry Richards as the Educational Program Developer for the organization. Kerry will be committing 40% of her time to this part-time position. This signifies another important step in the establishment of the National Pesticide Safety Education Center. “Kerry’s 27 years of pesticide […]

National Pesticide Safety Education Center Names Tom Smith Executive Director

The National Pesticide Safety Education Center has hired Tom Smith to be Executive Director of the organization, effective February 1, 2017. Tom’s leadership is an important milestone that signifies another step in the establishment of the National Pesticide Safety Education Center. “We are excited to have Tom assume day-to-day responsibility for the Center,” says Dean […]