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Updates on the Use of Paraquat

Volume 9 Issue 2

Label Changes

The 2020 growing season will see a major change in the label for paraquat. If your farming operation uses this herbicide, you will be impacted and need to read the following resources.

Handlers and applicators must be certified applicators and paraquat specific training must be completed every three years.

For information on label changes see this PDF and go to the following websites:

WSDA website information

EPA information


As per the change certified applicators must participate in either an in-person or online training. The National Pesticide Safety Education Center is acting as the single point of contact for review of all training resources.

Online training

In-person training

Note that Spanish training will become available in the next 30 days


Please see this PDF for more information on training opportunities.