Dr. Fred Whitford is the coordinator of Purdue Pesticide Programs of the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service. He received a B.S. in wildlife management from Louisiana Tech University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in entomology from Iowa State University. He has written four books, more than 200 research, extension, or regulatory publications, and has delivered over 4,000 presentations to a wide array of audiences.
Passing the CORE examination is the first step in becoming certified to apply pesticides in Indiana. Exam covers pesticide formulations, applicator safety, environmental protection, label comprehension and laws pertaining to pesticide use. This exam is required to become a registered technician (RT) or for anyone who applies restricted use pesticides on their own farm property […]