The following are links of interest for agriculture and natural resources related topics.
Private applicators are individuals who spray restricted use pesticides or apply manure from a confined feeding operation (CFO) to their own land. The license is active for a period of five years. Private applicators must attend three private applicator recertification programs (PARPs) within that five year period to keep their license active and avoid the need to re-test. No more than two programs may be attended for credit in any one calendar year.
A Purdue expert recently said that now is a good time to survey your landscape and decide what needs pruning following potential freeze injury late this winter, keeping in mind that not all plants need to be trimmed.
Local farmers are waiting for warmer temperatures and drying conditions to get in the fields. But, we live in Indiana, and we know that favorable weather windows sometimes do not last long. This awareness causes some to get in a hurry, but that's also when accidents tend to happen. I would encourage everyone to take time for spring planting season safety - farmers and local drivers.
After years of experience, we know that some questions get asked frequently. These are the top 50+ questions the Purdue Extension office in many counties typically receive. If you have a question that you feel may be a common question relating to agriculture, natural resources, pest control, home lawn and garden, or other similar field, start here.
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