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Soil Fumigant Information for State and Tribal Lead Agencies

Current as of November 2012

This page includes information and resources that may be helpful to state and tribal lead agencies.

Training Program Resources

Although not required, state and tribal lead agencies may seek EPA’s approval and provide applicators with an alternative to registrant-sponsored training.  The following documents explain the training options available, provide guidance on obtaining EPA-approval of a training program, and identify resources that are available to states and tribes.

Soil Fumigant Mitigation Factsheet: Training and Exam Options for Pesticide Applicators of Soil Fumigant Products -- Includes training and exam options, as well as the criteria and content check list for soil fumigant training programs.

How to Seek EPA Approval for Pesticide Applicator Soil Fumigation Exams As an Alternative to Registrant-sponsored Training -- This guidance document is for states and tribes interested in pursuing EPA approval of a training program or exam.

Frequently Asked Questions -- Provides additional information on topics such as the NASDA Research Foundation manual and exam, approval of state training programs, and how to determine whether an applicator has completed the registrant training program.

NASDA Manual

NASDA Soil Fumigation Manual Exit EPA disclaimer(National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Research Foundation, 2012)
-- This manual is a resource for states and tribes to use in developing or updating certification and training programs.

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