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Old 05-31-2015, 12:55 AM
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Simple question here... I use an all natural weed killer consisting of white vinegar/salt/and dish soap Do I need a license to apply. Even if it is not an actual herbicide/pesticide? Thanks any help would be appreciated
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Old 05-31-2015, 02:05 AM
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This would apply different by state I would think. Here it reads that anything with a upc code or bar code needs a licence. Only exception is fertilizer.
But im just theorizing.
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Old 05-31-2015, 02:06 AM
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Reagrdless have you tried the ^ recipe. Did it work?
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Old 05-31-2015, 07:23 AM
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Simple question here... I use an all natural weed killer consisting of white vinegar/salt/and dish soap Do I need a license to apply. Even if it is not an actual herbicide/pesticide? Thanks any help would be appreciated
If your killing a weed it's a herbicide, if your killing an insect then it's a insecticide, regardless if you made it or not. If you do this at a customers house for hire I'd bet you need a license and certification. You would in Florida anyway. point is it "actually" is a pesticide

Here's Virginias link. It clearly states applying "any pesticide" for hire. As I mentioned your using a pesticide whether you made it out of chocolate chip cookies or 24-D

http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/pestic...fication.shtml
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Old 05-31-2015, 08:37 AM
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i disagree, its not chemical control, wouldnt need a licence for that here
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Old 05-31-2015, 08:58 AM
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If your killing a weed it's a herbicide, if your killing an insect then it's a insecticide, regardless if you made it or not. If you do this at a customers house for hire I'd bet you need a license and certification. You would in Florida anyway. point is it "actually" is a pesticide

Here's Virginias link. It clearly states applying "any pesticide" for hire. As I mentioned your using a pesticide whether you made it out of chocolate chip cookies or 24-D

http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/pestic...fication.shtml
He's right, trust me from what I've experienced VA is pretty picky. At least the inspectors around S.W. VA are.
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Old 05-31-2015, 09:24 AM
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If applied for hire you need a license.
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Old 05-31-2015, 09:33 AM
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Spraying vinegar to control weeds is illegal in massachusetts!
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Old 05-31-2015, 09:34 AM
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and i thought OUR pesticide laws were extraordinary
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Old 05-31-2015, 10:26 AM
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In Florida not only would you need a license, but you'd be breaking the law since the label doesn't say that you can use it for that.
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