Spray Safe Drive-in Event to Take Place in March

  • Feb 24, 2022

The annual Spray Safe event is back! This year, Spray Safe will be hosted as a drive-in event at the Ventura County Fairgrounds with speakers broadcast to car radios, including live translation. The free event also will feature a car-friendly grab-and-go lunch.

The event, which will take place on March 22 from 7:30 a.m. – 1:50 p.m. will provide attendees with lessons on pesticide safety, application technology, regulatory issues, as well as demonstration and breakout sessions.

The agenda is as follows:

Opening Session

  • Welcome and introductions
  • Ventura County Spray Safe overview
  • Importance and value of compliance

Morning Speakers

  • A 10-year look into the future of agriculture from a regulatory, registration and product availability standpoint
  • Herbicide resistance, IPM and the difference between organic, sustainable and conventional agriculture
  • How active ingredients are evaluated to protect human health and support safe use

Training Sessions

  • How to report a spill
  • Equipment safety
  • Spray rig calibration
  • Field inspection and worker safety compliance

Closing Session

  • Panel discussion concerning how to coexist with neighboring agricultural enterprises
  • Closing remarks

A complete Safe Spray agenda can be downloaded online. To RSVP for the event, or for more information, email SpraySafe2022@FarmBureauVC.com.

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