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State board cites pesticide violators

By From staff reports
Published in News on November 17, 2011 1:46 PM

The N.C. Pesticide Board recently approved the following settlement agreements regarding violations of state pesticide regulations.

*Tony M. Jones, owner of Smith Chapel Supply & Ag Services in Mount Olive, agreed to pay $1,800 for selling restricted-use pesticides without being a licensed pesticide dealer and for selling restricted-use pesticides to a non-certified applicator. In addition, Jones failed to follow storage and record-keeping guidelines for the restricted-use pesticides.

*Scott P. Thigpen of Beulaville agreed to pay $500 for applying restricted-use pesticide Drexel Atrazine 4L without a current applicator's license.