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The mission of the Delaware Department of Agriculture Pesticides section is to provide the State of Delaware with an exceptional pesticide regulatory program that is educationally based, equitably enforced, and protective of the environment, crops, property, and the health and welfare of all citizens.
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DDA’s Pesticide Section in collaboration with the Delaware Learning Center has developed an online version of the Registered Service Employee Pesticide Safety Training. This is designed to replace the existing DVD version of the training.
Pesticide applicators that plan to use dicamba during the 2019 growing season need to check the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s online Bulletins Live! Two system on a monthly basis before spraying. The new online system allows agriculture and other pesticide users to easily determine where pesticide use limitation areas (PULA) exist due to the protection of endangered species.