Seed treatments are an effective way to give crops the protection they need to get a healthy start and rise stronger throughout the season. Along with these powerful tools comes the responsibility to use them properly — for our environment, our businesses and our health.
Training on PPE for Treating Seed and Handling Treated Seed
Using the right Personal Protective Equipment is an essential part of handling treated seed. Always refer to bag/tag information for specific requirements and recommendations.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as proper clothing and gloves helps reduce exposure.
Always read the seed bag/tag and follow specific safety recommendations.
Treated seed should be protected from direct sunlight, extreme heat and moisture.
Wash hands and any exposed skin thoroughly with soap and water after handling treated seed.
Leftover or spilled seed should be planted in non-cropped areas in accordance with the instructions on the seed bag/tag.
Be aware of honey bees and hives located near your field, and be mindful of wind conditions during planting.
Avoid exposure to dust when opening/emptying packaging or transferring bulk treated seed.
Keep treated seed away from children, pets, livestock, animal feed and foodstuffs.
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If you have any questions regarding best practices, please contact an Acceleron® portfolio sales representative.
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