National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual
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Published by MU Extension in cooperation with the Environmental Protection Agency
This is the core manual for Missouri's Pesticide Applicator Training Program. This program prepares commercial pesticide applicators for certification tests given by the Missouri Department of Agriculture. This manual includes much information about the effects of pesticides and how to ensure that they can continue to be used for the benefit of society with a minimum of risk to either people or the environment.
Missouri's Pesticide Applicator Training program is a cooperative effort among MU Extension, MU and the Missouri departments of Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources.
- Environmental concerns
- Harmful effects of pesticides
- Mixing, loading and applying pesticides
- Pesticide application training
- Pesticide disposal
- Pesticide labeling
- Pesticide storage
- Pesticide transportation