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Pesticide Drift Issues PIRT – May 14 - 17, 2019 (Kennewick, WA)


This course will provide an opportunity to learn, discuss, and improve the knowledge and skills of inspectors when dealing with drift related issues. Some highlights of the training include:

  • Understanding drift label language
  • Volatility and the movement of herbicides
  • Understanding temperature inversions and their influence on off-target movement of pesticides
  • Understanding of plant symptomology caused by various herbicides and modes of action
  • Lessons learned from dicamba issues
  • Lessons from spray drift measurements
  • Evidence collection for drift complaints

Target Audience

The target audience is pesticide inspectors who are involved in investigating drift related complaints, have a minimum of one year of experience, and have not attended a PIRT training in the last two years.


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