Betsy Buffington
Pest Management and the Environment

515-294-7293
bbuffing@iastate.edu

Articles by this author:

New Worker Protection Standard training materials are now available online from the Pest Management and the Environment Program at Iowa State University in partnership with IDALS. The training materials provide the information required for training agricultural workers and early-entry workers.

A new CD, the Iowa Core Companion, now is available to assist those preparing for the commercial pesticide applicator core exam. It provides review and practice quizzes for a better understanding of the material covered in the Iowa Core Manual.

A series of Worker Protection Standard (WPS) self-inspection checklists is now available to assist agricultural employers, pesticide dealers and growers to ensure compliance with WPS.