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Private pesticide applicator license new testing procedure

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is now requiring all testing for pesticide applicators to be closed book and proctored following the 2017 revision to the Code of Federal Regulations part 171. Those who apply or supervise the use of restricted use pesticides, including agricultural producers, are required by federal law to be certified, but … Continue Reading ...

ODAFF receives master black vulture depredation permit

Oklahoma Farm Bureau welcomes the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry master black vulture depredation permit through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services. Black vultures have continually caused problems for agriculture producers as the birds prey on newborn and adult livestock. These … Continue Reading ...

Legislative update: Ad valorem, rural doctor, nuisance bills advance

The committee process ramped up this week at 23rd and Lincoln as legislators face an upcoming deadline on Thursday, April 8. Several bills of interest to Farm Bureau members were among those receiving approval from their assigned committees. Farm Bureau members are no strangers to the language found in SB 838, as similar legislation has been … Continue Reading ...