Pesticide safety certificates extended for Ontario farmers

Ontario’s ministry of the environment, conservation and parks has extended pesticide safety certificates until December 31, 2021 for Ontario farmers whose certification to purchase and use Class B and C pesticides on their farms expired on or after January 1, 2020 and who were unable to renew their certification during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Producers who did not receive an email from the ministry can obtain a copy of the letter on the Ontario Pesticide Education Program website, which can be used as evidence of the extension. Link here: https://www.opep.ca/

 

Pesticide safety courses continue to be offered in a variety of formats for growers who need to recertify before their new expiration date of December 31, 2021.  Visit the website listed above or call 1-800-652-8573. 

 Source:  Grape Growers of Ontario June 11, 2021 newsletter

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