The NASDA Research Foundation and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the release of the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual revision.

The second edition is now viewable at under Pesticide Safety and Applicator Certification; it will be available for the state’s Pesticde Safety Education Program to support applicator education. The NASDA Research Foundation wishes to thank the long list of original authors, first and second edition reviewers, designers, and editors who contributed to the completion of this training manual for certified applicators.

The contributors include personnel from state pesticide regulatory agencies, land grant university pesticide safety education programs, private industry, and EPA. This project along with the other resources found on the Pesticide Safety section of the Foundation’s web site were jointly developed under a Cooperative Agreement X8-83456201 with EPA.