Private Applicators

Educator Resources

Regulatory Topics

Dicamba Update

In 2019, registrants will conduct the mandatory label required dicamba training for applicators

2019 dicamba update 1-15-2019 20 slides (+10 weed science slides) Compilation of Bill Johnson and Dave Scott’s presentations on 12-20-2018. NOT Mandatory Training. Qualifies as Regulatory Topic.

Weather Apps for Wind Speed and Inversions, 12-2018. Joe Ikley, NDSU Extension Weed Specialist, formerly with Purdue University. Presentation delivered to the North Central Weed Science Society Annual Meeting

Pearson Comments from Austin Pearson, Tipton ANR, on video and weather apps.

PPP-119 (12-12-2018)  2 pages. Quick guide to dicamba applications in 2019. Changes from 2018 are highlighted. Fillable online record sheet for dicamba applications.

Dicamba-FAQ  Updated Frequently.  A collection of frequently asked questions regarding mandatory dicamba training, required records, buffers, etc.

Indiana dicamba RUPs (4-19-2019)  A list of dicamba products registered in Indiana that are classified Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP).

Dicamba Zoom 12-20-2018   Recording of 2019 Dicamba update. 1 hr 26 min. Participants: Greg Bossaer, Extension ANR: Cheri Janssen, PPP; Bill Johnson, Extension Weed Science; Dave Scott, OISC; Fred Whitford, PPP

Educator Instructional video (12-21-2017)
Unedited version (contains unmuted comments, etc.) Speakers: Bill Johnson & Joe Ikley, Purdue Weed Science; Fred Whitford, Purdue Pesticide Programs; Dave Scott, Office of Indiana State Chemist.

Understanding the Revised Worker Protection Standards (WPS) (PPT 25 slides 2-2018) Author Joe Becovitz, OISC.

Driftwatch  2019 (PPT – 22 slides) Author: Beth Carter, OISC  New features: CropCheck, Mobile Apps 

Companion publications:
Watch out for Grapes DW-10-W (PDF)
Watch Out for: Pesticide Drift and Organic Production DW-1-W (PDF)
Protecting Honeybees from Pesticides E-53-W (LINK)  

Utilizing Precision Ag to Comply with Setbacks (PPT – 27 slides)

Bee Aware Pollinator Protection (PPT – 37 slides) Pollinator Protection Overview adapted from NCSU

Using Herbicide Classification Chart (PPT – 43 slides)
Poster of Chart (PDF)

Paraquat Poisoning (REV. 3-15; PPT – 16 slides)

Cover Crops and Weed Seeds (PPT – 17 slides) Author: Don Robinson, OISC Seed Commission
Article in Pest & Crop Newsletter 12-17-2018. Additional reference information can be found at the Midwest Cover Crops Council

Post Harvest Sanitizers (PPT – 30 slides)
Approved Sanitizers handout (PDF)
Authors: Amanda Deering, Liz Maynard

Manure Handling Near Produce Farms (PPT – 29 slides)
Authors: Liz Maynard, Scott Monroe

Fertilizer Application Regulations (PPT – 49 slides) Updated by Trish Dunn and Matt Pearson

Fertilizer Regulation Handout (DOC)

Fertilizer Certification (PPT – 16 slides)

Private Applicator Record Keeping (PPT – 23 slides)
REVISED: Includes both RUP and Manure required record keeping

Mini Bulk Rules (PPT – 20 slides)

Clean Sweep-Pesticide Disposal (PPT – 7 slides)
Prevent Glugging (WMV Video)

Well Contamination (PPT – 27 slides)

Atrazine and Water Quality (PPT – 44 slides)

Bulk Storage (PPT – 43 slides)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPT – 30 slides)

6 minute video from Alabama State counterpart on PPE. Would be good wrap-up following the powerpoint presentation.  PPE video

Pesticide Jeopardy (PPT – 68 slides, revised 2016)

Pesticide Poisoning of Livestock (PPT – 20 slides)

Other PARP Topics

UAV in Agriculture (PPT 47 slides, 130 MB) Developed by Mark Carter, Delaware ANR educator and ANR Drone Team.

Useful to Usable U2U Corn Split N Applicator Decision Support Tool
Author: Hans Schmitz
PowerPoint (PPT – 32 slides)
Overview REV 10 2015 (PDF – 4 pages)
User Guide REV 20 2015 (PDF – 6 pages)

Aquatic Plant Control (PPT – 24 slides)

Category 14 Certification Training Master (PPT – 110 slides)


PARP Program Slide
to display during PARP meetings

Commercial Certification for Extension Educators:
Document describing commercial certification parameters for Extension Educators (DOC)

Private Applicator Application Form (PDF)

PARP Fee Remittance PARP-2 (PDF)

PARP Attendance Form PARP-1 (PDF)

PARP Card Label (PPT)

PARP Program Approval (DOC)

Webinar 11-18-14
Navigating PARP website and DriftWatch revisited

What's New

NEW: Worker Protection Standards (WPS) ppt and handout. NEW: UAV Use in Agriculture (under other PARP topics)   New PPE video added.