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Restricted Use Pesticides Keeping Track of What You Spray Pesticide Classifications General Used Pesticides 2 4 D Banvel Sevin Zinc Phosphide 10 a i For domestic use Restricted Use Pesticides RUP Tordon paraquat Furadan Restricted Use Pesticides RUPs Can only be applied by certified applicators Can cause harm to the environment Can cause harm to humans or animals As a certified private pesticide applicator you are responsible for keeping records for all RUP applications that you make You must record the application information within 14 days of the application and You must keep these records for 2 years following the application What information must I record There is no standard form But there is a standard format Recordkeeping format 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Name of applicator and applicator ID number Date when application was made Location Size of the area treated Crop or site sprayed Amount of RUP used Product or trade name of pesticide used EPA Registration Number Name of applicator and applicator ID number Date when application was made Month Day and year Time is not required but may be useful Location Actual location of the spraying not the farm address Any method can be used USDA Maps Latitude Longitude Applicator maps Location Goal To identify a site that you sprayed for at lease 2 years following the application User derived location Size of the area treated Use simple calibration formula Must know GPA Volume used GPA acres treated 400 gallons used 20 GPA 20 acres 2 gallons used 0 025 acres 80 GPA Crop or site sprayed Language of the label Rangeland wheat barley fenceline etc Amount of RUP used Calibration formula and acres treated Acres treated x rate used 20 acres x 1 pint per acre 20 pints used 0 025 acres x 16 oz 0 4 oz used Product or trade name of pesticide used Tordon 22K is the trade or brand name Picloram is the common name EPA Registration Number Recording a Spot Treatment Spot application is an application s of a restricted use pesticide made on the same day to a sprayed area of less than 1 10 acre 4 356 ft2 or 66 x 66 ft Let your calibration help you Your backpack is calibrated to 50 GPA With 5 gallons you should spray 1 10 acre 5 gallons 50 GPA 0 1 or 1 10 of an acre Spot Treatments Field 6 as designated on a farm map Spot Treatments Suppose you sprayed a full 5 gallons in Field 6 You don t need to record a location every time you pull the trigger Spot Applications for noxious weeds throughout field 6 Spot Treatments Location must be designated as spot application followed by a concise description of the location Examples Spot application leafy spurge in fields number 5 and 6 Spot sprayed for weeds next to equipment shed Spot sprayed for weeds along fenceline by county road


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