Spray Safe Drive-in Event to Take Place in March
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:
- Welcome and introductions
- Ventura County Spray Safe overview
- Importance and value of compliance
- 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
- How to report a spill
- Equipment safety
- Spray rig calibration
- Field inspection and worker safety compliance
- 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.