Private Applicators

Educator Resources

Regulatory Topics

Managing Product in Inventory  (PPT 37 slides, 1.16 GB)  or “Is it still good?” the presentation has many video clips of Fred Whitford (why file is so large). It is downloadable rom the FieldCrops ANR internet, but cannot be previewed.

Strongly recommend viewing the video of Fred presenting before presenting. 

Pesticide_MiniBulks (PPT  51 slides) Developed by ANR Educators Ann Kline and Beth VanSickle. Corresponding publication PPP-136 Pesticide Minibulks filling, maintenance and containment

  • Train the Trainer video (55 min) Zoom recording of Kline, VanSickle, Becovitz, Whitford presenting the topic and answering questions. Educators are strongly encouraged to view before presenting the topic.
  • Pesticide Minibulk Resources(doc) one page handout to give audience with resources and contacts.
  • PPP-136 Pesticide Minibulk Filling, Maintenance, Containment

For Horticulture Crops

Reducing Pollinator Exposure to Pesticides in Specialty Crops (PPT 45 slides) Author Laura Ingwell, Jan. 2020

Dicamba Drift with Emphasis on Specialty Crops (PPT 21 slides) Authors: Stephen Meyers and Bryan Young, Dec.2020

Fungicide Mode of Action (PPT 45 slides) Author: Dan Egel, Dec. 2020

Dicamba Update

2021 Brief Dicamba Update  Recorded powerpoint narration of Joe Becovitz, 16 minutes

2021 brief Dicamba update PPT, 11 slides. Stand alone slides created by Joe Becovitz on the Purdue Extension template. Educator can present after viewing Joe Becovitz presentation.

Dicamba Factsheet and Record 2021 PPP-119   Quick guide to dicamba applications in 2020. Fillable online record sheet for dicamba applications

OISC Dicamba Resources.
Weather Apps for Wind Speed and Inversions, 12-2018. Joe Ikley, NDSU Extension Weed Specialist

WebEx Dicamba Update recording (12-09-2019) Recording of 2020 update on dicamba, 57 minutes. Presenters: Bill Johnson Extension Weed Science and Dave Scott, OISC.


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

DriftWatch 2020 PPT – 21 slides) Author: Beth Carter, OISC  New features: (DNR protected sites, Hemp crops)

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)
Indiana Hemp Regulatory FAQ (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

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

2021 CMW  All Presentations of the 2021 Crop Management Workshop. Total time 3 hours.

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)


Indiana Corn & Soybean PARP Support Materials

How to Search Your Records (PDF) 1 page handout

Tips and tricks for online trainings and meetings (DOC) Scott Gabbard

Teaching Remotely (DOC) Krista Farthing

PARP Program Number 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 Program Approval (DOC)


What's New

New Regulatory Topics: Managing Products in Inventory

Minibulk Storage

Added to Forms section:

  • How to Search Your Records
  • Tips and Tricks for Online Meetings
  • Teaching Virtually