The dates and locations for the IL Commercial Applicator Training and Testing Clinics are at https://web.extension.illinois.edu/psep/training/commercial/ The new labels for Xtendimax, FeXapan and Engenia are below and we have summarized the definitions of "certified applicator' and "licensed operator" that appear in Illinois law.
Dr. Nafziger (UI Crop Science) explained 2018 Nitrogen Rate Trial results and guidance on fall fertilizer applications in this Oct 19 webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4975783090725946883 (you can listen and self-report 1 CEU NM). He also publised a Bulletin on Oct 26 providing additional recommendations on N, P & K applications this fall, see the Bulletin posted below.
The Applicator Training Course is up and running in Bloomington, IL. Asmark in collaboration with AGCO developed the course for new applicators with less than five years’ experience. Click here to see a video of the obstacle course along with information on registering for the course. http://farmweeknow.com/story-agrichemical-industry-sets-safety-bar-high-new-applicators-5-161200
There may be some confusion on markings on nurse tanks that are enrolled into the NTIP program. The DOT-SP 13554 is no longer required as a marking on the side of the nurse tanks. Click below for examples of current markings that are acceptable and markings that would be considered a violation.