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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.

PERC offers Web-Based WPS Train the Trainer Course

This information was originally published by PERC and adapted for use by NPSEC. Web-Based Training for Trainers of Agricultural Workers and Pesticide Handlers under the National Worker Protection Standard (WPS) ·         It’s posted here on the PERC website. ·         The cost is $35, which covers the cost of the hosting, course maintenance, and certification management. ·         It will be offered […]

NPSEC News – September 6th, 2018

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*   NPSEC News – September 6th, 2018 2018 National Pesticide Applicator Certification & Safety Education Workshop  We had a wonderful few days in San Antonio at the 2018 NPACSE Workshop. There were 141 total attendees representing 45 states and 3 territories. If you were unable to attend the workshop, please feel free to visit […]

eXtension Foundation and National Pesticide Safety Education Center (NPSEC) Pesticide Safety Education Funds Management Program (PSEFMP) Funding Opportunity

The eXtension Foundation (EF) is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for Land Grant University Pesticide Safety Education Programs (PSEP) for 2019. This opportunity is made available through a cooperative agreement (#X8-83698001) with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish and administer a national sub-award program in support of pesticide applicator education, and training for […]

Building IPM Capacity in Missouri Through Train-the-Trainer Workshops and Effective Partnerships

This article was originally published by the Journal of Integrated Pest Management. Below is just an abstract. The full article link is available below the abstract.  At times when the Cooperative Extension System (CES) continues to receive decreased funding to accomplish its core mission, a useful strategy to mitigate such effects is train-the-trainer workshops conducted […]

Insect threats to food security

This article was originally published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Below is only a summary. You can find the link to view the full article on their website below.  Globally, one out of nine people suffers from chronic hunger, and undernourishment is growing (1). Global average surface temperatures are also rising and […]