Weather conditions in the St. Johns area can swiftly change, monitor weather conditions closely throughout the day.
If you see anyone spraying pesticides in today's conditions please report the activity.
Periods of drizzle and showers with risk of thundershowers. Fog in onshore winds. Wind northeast 20 km/h. High 13.
Pesticides are not tested for their synergistic effects (combinations with other ingredients). Yet many pesticide formulas contain several trade secrete "Inert" ingredients many of which, in themselves can be highly toxic.
Look at this list of "Inert" ingredients companies can mix into their pesticide formulas.
Current provincial weather regulations:
-Wind must be between 2 and 15 km/hr for ground applications
-Winds must be between 2 and 10km/hr for trees taller than 3meters
-Air Temperature must be below 25oC
-It must not raining nor is rain anticipated over the next 2hour period
-The relative humidity must be above 50%
Where to report a violation