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Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health (PNASH) Center releases pesticide safety guide

The Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health (PNASH) Center recently released the guide “Practical Solutions for Pesticide Safety: Protecting Agricultural Pesticide Handlers” which is a collection of solutions and ideas identified on farms and reviewed and developed in a partnership with farmers, educators, and researchers in Washington

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Two Organizations Announce the Availability of Pesticide Educational Comic Books

St. Louis, MO – The Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN) and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Research Foundation announce the availability of three pesticide educational comic books in Spanish. These full color publications are available free of charge and can be ordered via http://www.migrantclinician.org/clinical_topics/pesticide-comic-books.html.

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TPSA 2012 Conference Presentations Posted

St. Louis, MO – The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) held its 12th Annual Conference at the Boise Centre in Boise, Idaho, February 7-9, 2012.  More than one hundred and ten conferees from across the U.S. and two foreign countries participated in the meeting. Agenda topics addressed the

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TPSA Announces 2012 Pesticide Stewardship Awards

St. Louis, MO – The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) held its 12th annual conference in Boise, Idaho in February 2012 and continued its tradition of presenting stewardship awards for outstanding contributions and programs.   Three awards were presented: Outstanding Member:  Jack Peterson, Arizona Department of Agriculture.   Peterson has

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TPSA Releases Training Materials for Cleaning Pesticide Containers

In May 2008, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations published Guidelines on Management Options for Empty Pesticide Containers. These guidelines establish the FAO ideals for empty pesticide container management and provide instructions for emptying and rinsing smaller containers that can be held in

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The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) Elects 2011 Leaders

St. Louis, MO—The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) recently elected officers for 2011. The group also elected two board of director positions and elected the chairman. New officers include President Cary Hamilton, New Mexico Department of Agriculture; Vice President Sandra Keil, Earth 911; and Secretary Brad Bittleston, Interstate

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