New Online Paraquat Training Now Available

Information Provided by:  Jenny Andon

Do you intend to load, apply, mix, or handle a paraquat containing product such as Gramoxone, Firestorm, Helmquat, Parazone, and etc. this growing season? If so, you will need to complete a paraquat-specific training mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Training is required every three years, and may be completed online at (approx. 60 min.). This URL will direct the user to the eXtension Campus online platform where they can register and take the online training and required quiz. The training homepage on the eXtension Campus site has instructions for creating an account to access the online training. Once enrolled, a tutorial is available to help explain how best to navigate the new interactive training. Those handlers and applicators who have already completed the original online training are not required to complete the new online training until their three-year training cycle has expired.

As a reminder, dicamba-specific training is also required on an annual basis for anyone that applies Xtendimax, FeXapan, Engenia, or Tavium in Ohio. For more information about dicamba training opportunities, visit

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