Farmers Reminded To Obtain Paraquat Certification

Farmers are reminded that new certifications will be required in 2021 to purchase Paraquat, which is a herbicide used to kill weeds and grass on the farm.

Christian County Agriculture Extension Agent Matt Futrell says for farmers who use Paraquat on the farm there is a new requirement for certification.

click to download audioFutrell says one of the main reasons is to make sure Paraquat is being handled properly on the farm.

click to download audioHe adds the herbicide has been around for several years but is still used quite a bit by farmers.

click to download audioFor more information about Paraquat certification contact Matt Futtrell in Christian County or the county extension agent for agriculture in the county where you live.