Pesticide Information Resources
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||Pesticides on Food
||Pesticide use in the home
||Pesticide use in the yard and garden
||International Regulations, News and Issues
||Links to other pesticides sites
National Antimicrobial Information Network (NAIN) helps callers determine permitted uses of products, supplies general information on the regulation of antimicrobials and lists of products registered with the EPA, provides safety, health and environmental information, and takes reports of lack of product efficacy and forwards this information to EPA.
National Pesticide Telecommunications Network (NPTN) provides objective, science-based information about a variety of pesticide-related subjects, including pesticide products, recognition and management of pesticide poisonings, toxicology, and environmental chemistry. NPTN also lists state pesticide regulatory agencies, and provides links to their Websites. NPTN can be contacted at 800-858-7378 or by email at
[email protected]. For more information, read the
Pesticide Management Resource Guide (PMReG) is a guide to pesticide information resources at EPA and elsewhere which is designed to help national pesticide authorities around the world find information for use in pesticide management decision-making. View descriptions of pesticide information resources
by SOURCE, or through a
FULL TEXT SEARCH. Also includes documents titled, "Other Lists and Directories of Pesticide Information Resources"; and "Finding people to help access and/or interpret pesticide information.".
U.S. National Profile on Management of Chemicals The Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (IFCS) works to indicate current capabilities and capacities for management of chemicals and identify program needs in a national profile. This profile brings together information on all of the Federal chemical safety programs, and state and non-governmental activities, to be a domestic and international reference to inform specialists and the general public, and help guide U.S. chemical safety activities and coordination efforts.
Global Information Network on Chemicals (GINC) contains links to national and international chemical safety Internet sites. The GINC project is supported by the World Health Organization, the International Labor Organization, the United Nations Environment Programme, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. GINC's mission is to foster the generation and circulation of chemical-related information among all countries and international organizations for the promotion of chemical safety.
||A list of libraries in the
EPA National Library Network
that specialize in
OPPTS Chemical Library
supports programs under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). The Library's special collections include works on specialty subjects such as pollution prevention, biotechnology, and risk assessment.
National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP) is a central repository for all EPA documents with over 5500 titles in paper and/or electronic format, available for distribution. You can browse and search the
National Publications Catalog and order EPA Publications
online or by telephone at 1-800/490-9198.
||Compendium of Pesticide Common Names -
http://www.alanwood.net/pesticides/, This Compendium of Pesticide Common Names is believed to be the only place
where all of the ISO (International Organization for Standardization)-approved
names are listed. It also includes approved names from national bodies for
pesticides that do not have ISO names.
|Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA) - http://www.ams.usda.gov/, The Agricultural Marketing Service includes six commodity divisions--Cotton,
Dairy, Fruit and Vegetable, Livestock and Seed, Poultry, and Tobacco. The
divisions employ specialists who provide standardization, grading and market
news services for those commodities. They enforce such Federal Laws as the
Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act and the Federal Seed Act.
||Agricultural Pesticide Use in Coastal Areas (U.S. National Oceanic and
http://www-orca.nos.noaa.gov/projects/agchemuse/ag_chem_use...., Provides pesticide use estimates for 35 pesticides in coastal areas. The
pesticides selected include 16 herbicides, 16 insecticides, and three
fungicides. Information is also included on crop acreages in both EDAs and
coastal counties, along with the average yearly application rates for the
pesticides for each of 76 crops.
||Agriculture Laws listed by the EPA Ag. Compliance Assistance Center -
http://www.epa.gov/agriculture/lawpolicy.html, These major statutes contain the most important environmental requirements
that affect the agricultural community. Select any of the following items for
summaries, full text, links to related regulations, and other resource material
relating to each statute.
||California Environmental Protection Agency - Department of Pesticide
Regulation - http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/, California's EPA Department of Pesticide Regulation homepage. This site has
collection of pesticide databases, pesticide use information, pesticide use
information, regulatory information, and more.
||Census of Agriculture -
http://www.usda.gov/nass/census/census.htm, The USDA census of US agricultural production. The census of agriculture is a
complete accounting of United States agricultural products. The census is the
only source of uniform, comprehensive agricultural data for every county in the
||Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - main web site - http://www.cdc.gov, The official web site for the Center for Disease Control. The CDC is the
place to go to find out about the latest in public health threats, control, and
ways to avoid exposure to disease.
||Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Terrorism and Public Health - http://www.bt.cdc.gov, The CDC's web page covering the terrorism issue and public health. A valuable
resource for the public and public health professionals.
||Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - West Nile Virus -
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/westnile/index.htm, The CDC's web page on West Nile Virus.
||Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service -
http://www.csrees.usda.gov/, The CSREES website contains information about the U.S. Department of
Agriculture's Cooperative State research, education, and extension service. This
site contains legislative, funding, human resource information, organization
news, and job opportunities.
||Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (UK) - http://www.defra.gov.uk/, The website for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in the
United Kingdom, contains information on farming, the environment, fisheries, and
food in the U.K.
||Enviro$en$e - Common Sense Solutions to Environmental Problems -
http://es.epa.gov/index.html, Enviro$en$e, part of the U.S. EPA's web site, provides a single repository
for pollution prevention, compliance assurance, and enforcement information and
data bases. Their search engine searches multiple web sites (inside and outside
the EPA), and offers assistance in preparing a search.
||Federal Information Exchange (FEDIX) -
http://www.lights.com/hytelnet/oth/oth010.html, FEDIX is an outreach tool that provides grant information to educational and
research organizations from participating federal agencies.
||Federal Pesticide Recordkeeping Program (USDA) -
http://www.ams.usda.gov/science/sdpr.htm, The United States Department of Agriculture's page detailing the requirements
for recordkeeping for restricted use pesticides.
||Federal Register, The - Online Access -
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html, The Federal Register is the official daily publication for Rules, Proposed
Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive
Orders and other Presidential Documents.
||FedWorld Information Network - http://www.fedworld.gov/, The FedWorld.gov website is a gateway to government information. This site
provides a searchable listing of U.S. government websites.
||EPA Interpretive Documents Collection -
http://www.epa.gov/guidance/, This Web site has been developed to provide a central point of access to
non-binding general policy, guidance, and interpretive documents that describe
how the Agency intends to exercise its discretionary authority and explains what
a statute or regulation means. This collection presently contains only
non-binding guidance materials issued by EPA Headquarters offices and does not
include materials released by EPA regional offices. The collection presently
contains guidance documents issued since January 1, 1999. The collection may not
include all guidance documents issued during this period. If EPA identifies
additional guidance documents, EPA will add them to the collection.
||EPA Region 6 - Human Health Medium - Specific Screening Levels,
http://www.epa.gov/earth1r6/6pd/rcra_c/pd-n/screen.htm, This website is a source of chemical concentrations that correspond to fixed
levels of risk in soil, air and water. This information is a valuable resource
for evaluating both residential and industrial exposure scenarios.
||Gateway to Government Food Safety Information -
http://www.foodsafety.gov/, FoodSafety.gov is a gateway website that provides links to selected
government food safety-related information. Not every government web site is
listed. When more than one government web site provides similar information,
links will be provided to only one or two of those sites. A steering committee
consisting of individuals with different backgrounds reviews all potential sites
for inclusion on the FoodSafety.gov web site. This web site is part of the
National Food Safety Information Network. It is maintained by FDA's Center for
Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
||House Committee on Agriculture -
http://www.house.gov/agriculture, House committee covering agricultural topics such as chemicals, crop
insurance, soil conservation, economics, credit, livestock inspection and other
||Maine Board of Pesticide Control -
http://www.state.me.us/agriculture/pesticides/, The Board of Pesticides Control (BPC) is Maine's lead agency for pesticide
regulation. The BPC is attached to the Maine Department of Agriculture, Food and
Rural Resources for administrative and staffing purposes with policy decisions
made by a seven-member, public board. This website provides information about
pesticide use and licensing information for applicators in the state of Maine.
||Methyl Bromide Alternatives Newsletter (USDA/ARS) -
http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/np/mba/mebrhp.htm, Current and past issues of this newsletter.
||National Agricultural Library Image Database -
http://www.nal.usda.gov/speccoll, Images from the Special Collections of the National Agricultural Library.
||National Agricultural Statistics Service -
http://www.nass.usda.gov/index.asp, This site contains agricultural statistical information. Affiliated with the
||National Agriculture Compliance Assistance Center -
http://www.epa.gov/agriculture/index.html, The National Agriculture Compliance Assistance Center is the "first stop" for
information about environmental requirements that affect the agricultural
community. The Ag Center was created by the U. S. Environmental Protection
Agency (EPA) with support of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
||National Archives and Records Administration - http://www.archives.gov/, The website of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), an
independent federal agency that preserves our nation's history and defines us as
a people by overseeing the management of all federal records.
||National Environmental Compliance Assistance Clearinghouse -
http://cfpub.epa.gov/clearinghouse/, The National Environmental Compliance Assistance Clearinghouse provides
information about environmental requirements that affect different sectors of
industry and government including the agricultural community. The Clearinghouse
was created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in cooperation
with a number of partners.
||National Toxicology Program -
http://ntp-server.niehs.nih.gov/, This site contains studies on toxicology and testing activities.
||NIOSH Respirator Topic Page -
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npptl/topics/respirators/, NIOSH discussion page on respirator topics. This is a very important resource
to help select a respirator and determine the standards set by NIOSH for
||North Carolina Department of Agriculture Pesticide Program,
http://www.agr.state.nc.us/fooddrug/pesticid/index.htm, This site has pesticide law information for North Carolina. A state
||Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances -
http://www.epa.gov/opptsmnt/, A site providing information on pollution prevention, pesticides, and toxic
||Library of Export Requirements - Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA),
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Regulations_&_Policies/Export_I..., The FSIS Export Library presents information on foreign country export
requirements for meat and poultry products.
||Pesticide Security Alert from the US Environmental Protection Agency,
http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/factsheets/pest_secu_alert.htm, EPA alert regarding the danger of using pesticides and pesticide related
technology as tools for terrorism.
||Restricted Use Pesticides Database (US Environmental Protection Agency) -
http://www.epa.gov/opprd001/rup/, A list of restricted use pesticides from the US EPA.
||Thomas - Legislative Information on the Internet - http://thomas.loc.gov/, Information on both current and historical congressional activities.
||U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) - http://www.cpsc.gov/, Federal Regulatory Agency for product safety.
||U.S.D.A. ARS Image Database,
http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/graphics/photos/gallery.htm, Keyword searchable database of images on agricultural topics from the
Agricultural Research Service.
||U.S.D.A. Online Photography Research -
http://www.usda.gov/oc/photo/opcphsea.htm, Provides photos on numerous topics.
||U.S.D.A. Online Photography Research - Pesticides -
http://www.usda.gov/oc/photo/opc-pest.htm, Provides pesticide related photos.
||U.S.D.A. Phone Directory -
http://dc-directory.hqnet.usda.gov/phone.php, Searchable Phone listing for the USDA.
||U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - http://www.usda.gov/, News and information from the USDA.
||U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - Agency for Toxic Substances &
Disease Registry -
http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/atsdrhome.html, ATSDR's site contains information on hazardous substances and diseases.
||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - http://www.epa.gov/, The EPA website contains information on environmental protection, laws and
regulations, and news and events. There are publications and information on
their programs, as well.
||U.S. EPA Chemical Substance Factsheets,
http://www.epa.gov/enviro/html/emci/chemref/index.html, An alphabetical list of Chemical References sorted by chemical name.
||U.S. EPA Environmental Laws -
http://www.epa.gov/epahome/laws.htm, A listing of the various environmental laws in the United States.
||U. S. EPA Methyl Bromide Phaseout Web site -
http://www.epa.gov/spdpublc/mbr/, US Environmental Protection Agency site with information on the phase-out of
Methyl Bromide required by the Clean Air Act.
||U. S. EPA Office of Pesticide Programs -
http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/, The EPA's Pesticide Programs office homepage. Contains legal information on
pesticides in addition to information about the office itself.
||U. S. EPA Employee Directory -
http://www.epa.gov/epahome/locator.htm, Searchable index of contacts at the EPA.
||U.S. EPA Regional Websites -
http://www.epa.gov/epahome/locate2.htm, This site has a list of the EPA's 10 regional divisions and their websites.
||U. S. EPA's Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Home Page -
http://www.epa.gov/iris/index.html, The Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), prepared and maintained by the
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA), is an electronic data base
containing information on human health effects that may result from exposure to
various chemicals in the environment. IRIS was initially developed for EPA staff
in response to a growing demand for consistent information on chemical
substances for use in risk assessments, decision-making and regulatory
activities. The information in IRIS is intended for those without extensive
training in toxicology, but with some knowledge of health sciences.
||U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Endangered Species Program -
http://endangered.fws.gov/, Homepage for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's endangered species
||U.S. Food & Drug Administration - Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition -
http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/index.html, Research page listing government resources.
||U.S. Geological Survey - Pesticide National Synthesis Project (National Water
Quality Assessment Program) -
http://ca.water.usgs.gov/pnsp/, This site deals with the effects of pesticide use on water quality.
||U.S. Government Printing Office - Document Access On-Line -
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/index.html, This site has electronic versions of selected government publications. There
are search capabilities to assist you in finding specific topics.
||U.S. House of Representatives - http://www.house.gov/, This is the Website for the U.S. House of Representatives.
||U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - http://www.osha.gov/, The OSHA website has information about on-the-job safety and laws relating to
||U.S. Senate - http://www.senate.gov, This is the website for the U.S. Senate.
||VDACS Office of Pesticide Services -
http://www.vdacs.state.va.us/pesticides/, This site offers information on applicator certification and training. In
addition, it provides information about pesticide laws and regulations for the
state of Virginia
||Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) -
http://www.vdacs.state.va.us/, VDACS website. Deals with the promotion and economic development of Virginia
||Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation -
http://www.dcr.state.va.us/dnh/index.html, This site contains information on the environment and nature in Virginia.
||Virginia Department of Emergency Services -
http://www.vdes.state.va.us/, This site provides information on VDES and on current weather and health
||Virginia Department of Environmental Quality -
http://www.deq.state.va.us/, VDEQ's website provides information on the state of the environment in
||Virginia Department of Forestry -
http://state.vipnet.org/dof/index.html, This site is primarily a description of the responsibilities of the VDoF.
||Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries -
http://www.dgif.state.va.us/, This site contains legal information on hunting and fishing. There is also
information on Virginia Wildlife in general.
||Virginia Department of Health -
http://www.vdh.state.va.us/, This site has health information covering a wide range of health topics.
||Virginia Department of Labor and Industry -
http://www.doli.state.va.us/, This site provides information on safety and health in the workplace, job
training, and employment opportunities. They provide online ordering of their
publications and information about their various programs.
||Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) -
http://virginiadot.org/default.asp, The VDOT website contains information on traffic conditions, planned
projects, and business opportunities.
||Virginia General Assembly - http://legis.state.va.us/, Information about the Virginia Legislature
Universities and researchers
|ACCES Pesticides Newsletter(University of Arizona) -
http://ag.arizona.edu/pito/, The Pesticide Information and Training Office at the University of Arizona.
||A Guide to Delaware Pesticide Information -
http://ag.udel.edu/extension/pesticide/index.php, The University of Delaware's cooperative extension homepage, includes
publications, a calander of events, information about training and
recertification, and a link to the Delaware Department of Agriculture. Includes
information for the licensed applicator, homeowner, and educator.
||Southern Plant Diagnostic Network - http://spdn.ifas.ufl.edu/, The mission of the network is to enhance national agricultural security by
quickly detecting introduced pests and pathogens. This will be achieved by
creating a functional nationwide network of public agricultural institutions
with a cohesive, distributed system to quickly detect deliberately introduced,
high consequence, biological pests and pathogens into our agricultural and
natural ecosystems by providing means for quick identifications and establishing
protocols for immediate reporting to appropriate responders and decision makers.
Our goal is to (i) establish a secure, regional network for the detection and
diagnosis of plant health problems, (ii) extend and support sound public
policies, implement rapid and accurate diagnoses, and response strategies, and
(iii) provide leadership and training.
||Agricultural and Environmental Safety (Texas A&M University) - http://www-aes.tamu.edu/, Texas Agricultural Extension Service's web site with information on
applicator training and equipment, links to other pesticide and applicator web
sites, and online pesticide labels and information.
||American Association of Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO) -
http://aapco.ceris.purdue.edu/, The Association of American Pesticide Control officials was formed in 1947.
Members of AAPCO consist of essentially state and federal pesticide regulatory
officials; however, federal and provincial Canadian officials are eligible for
membership, as are officials of all North American countries, including heads of
experiment stations, research workers, Departments of Agriculture, and other
government officials with responsibility for examination of pesticides.
||Arizona Pesticide Information and Training Office (University of Arizona) -
http://ag.arizona.edu/pito/, The Arizona Pesticide Information and Training Office produces educational
materials concerning RUP certification & training, pesticide safety, worker
protection and pesticide use for the residents of Arizona.
||Arkansas Pesticide News (University of Arkansas),
http://www.uark.edu/depts/napiap/newsletter/index.html, Archive of Arkansas Pesticide News.
||Biocatalysis/Biodegradation Database (University of Minnesota) -
http://www.labmed.umn.edu/umbbd/index.html, This database contains information on microbial biocatalytic reactions and
biodegradation pathways for primarily xenobiotic, chemical compounds. The goal
of the UM-BBD is to provide information on microbial enzyme-catalyzed reactions
that are important for biotechnology.
||Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factor Project -
http://www.cfe.cornell.edu/bcerf/, The Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk
Factors (BCERF) was created in 1995 to respond to growing public concern
regarding elevated breast cancer rates in certain counties in New York State
(NYS). From its inception, BCERF has addressed the relationship between
environmental risk factors and breast cancer through a variety of research and
education strategies. BCERF translates scientific findings and data into
understandable and accessible information. In addition, it has initiated local
efforts to use what is known about breast cancer risk factors to create risk
reduction strategies for women and girls.
||Center for Aquatic Plants (University of Florida) -
http://aquat1.ifas.ufl.edu/, The University of Florida Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants and to the
Aquatic, Wetland and Invasive Plant Information Retrieval System (APIRS), the
world's largest information resource of its kind. This website provides both
online and orderable information about aquatic and invasive plants.
||Center for Environmental and Regulatory Information Services -
http://www.ceris.purdue.edu/, The Center for Environmental and Regulatory Information Systems (CERIS) is a
center within the Entomology Department at Purdue University. It is home to a
collection of databases of information on pesticides, plant export/import, and
exotic pest tracking. Data are received or derived principally from the US
Environmental Protection Agency, US Department of Agriculture, and USA state
||Chem-News (Cornell University) -
http://pmep.cce.cornell.edu/chemnews/index.html, Chem-News was PMEP's semi-monthly newsletter featuring pesticide regulatory
information, and other timely pesticide news. The newsletter's last issues was
in 1998, this page offers an archives of articles.
||Clemson Cooperative Extension Service -
http://www.clemson.edu/extension/, The website for Clemson University's Cooperative Extension Service; provides
contact information on county extension offices in South Carolina, information
about extension departments, and employment information.
||Clemson Pesticide Drift Page,
http://entweb.clemson.edu/pesticid/saftyed/drift.htm, Part of the Clemson Pesticide Information Program website. An excellent
summary of pesticide spray drift, including publications, factsheets, as well as
links to other pesticide drift information websites.
||Clemson University Pesticide Information Program -
http://entweb.clemson.edu/pesticid/, This is the pesticide safety education website for Clemson University's
Pesticide Information Program. This website contains information about
applicator recertification and certification, pesticide education topics,
training resources, and more.
||Clemson University's Pesticide Security Page,
http://entweb.clemson.edu/pesticid/issues/security.htm, The website for Clemson University's Pesticide Security Program, contains
information on pesticide security alerts, factsheets, and storage information.
||Cornell Environmental Risk Analysis Program -
http://www.cfe.cornell.edu/risk/, Covers environmental risk issues including diseases and pesticide use Working
on a Pest Control Impacts Database (a compilation of information about the
environmental and human health impacts of pesticides)
||Extension Pesticide Program (University of Hawaii) -
http://pestworld.stjohn.hawaii.edu/, University of Hawaii's extension pesticide program website. Contains
information about pesticide applicator training, the pesticide registration
program, and Hawaii's pesticide impact assessment program.
||EXTOXNET - The EXtension TOXicology NETwork -
http://ace.orst.edu/info/extoxnet/, A collection of pesticide information written for the non-expert. Provides
health and safety information and pesticide factsheets.
||Farm*A*Syst/Home*A*Syst:Pollution Prevention for Farms and Homes (University
of Wisconsin) -
http://www.uwex.edu/farmasyst, Farm*A*Syst is a partnership between government agencies and private business
that enables you to prevent pollution on farms, ranches, and in homes using
confidential environmental assessments. Farm*A*Syst can help you determine what
risks -- whether from livestock waste disposal, pesticide management or
petroleum storage -- could threaten your family's health and financial security.
A system of step-by-step factsheets and worksheets helps you to identify the
behaviors and practices that are creating those risks.
||Farm Safety and Health information Clearinghouse - University of Minnesota - http://www.bae.umn.edu/, A comprehensive source of information on farm safety and health.
||Gypsy Moth Server at Virginia Tech -
http://www.gypsymoth.ento.vt.edu/vagm/index.html, A site devoted to information about the Gypsy Moth.
||Hazardous Chemical Database (University of Akron) -
http://ull.chemistry.uakron.edu/erd/, This database will allow the user to retrieve information for any of 1991
hazardous chemicals based on a keyword search. Potential keywords include names,
formula and registry numbers (CAS, DOT, RTECS and EPA).
||History of Organophosphates,
http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/courses/as625/2000term/organoph..., This website offers information on the history and usage of organophosphates.
||Illinois Pesticide Safety Education Home Page (University of Illinois) -
http://www.aces.uiuc.edu/~pse/, The goal of the Pesticide Safety Education program is to reach all users of
pesticides in Illinois with educational information on the effective, economic,
and environmentally sound use of pesticides. The web site includes factsheets, a
newsletter, training information, news, and an annual report.
||Information about DEET (diethyltoluamide) via the Dominick Moth Collection
Page at the University of South Carolina -
http://zebra.sc.edu/moth/deet.html, Several links to DEET related pages.
||Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech,
http://www.ento.vt.edu/Facilities/OnCampus/IDInfo.html, fact sheets and insects identification keys.
||Integrated Pest Management in Schools -
http://schoolipm.ifas.ufl.edu/, This site contains extensive information about integrated pest management in
a school environment.
||Interregional Research Project #4 -
http://www.cook.rutgers.edu/%7Eir4/, The website of the national IR-4 Minor Use Pest Control Clearance Program.
The purpose of IR-4 is to work with farmers, agricultural scientists, and
extension personnel to carry out research and petition the US Environmental
Protection Agency in order to obtain tolerances for specific pesticide uses
needed by minor crop producers. The program has grown over the years to include
clearance of biological pest control agents such as microbials (bacteria and
viruses) and biochemicals (pheromones and growth regulators) that can be an
important part of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs on minor crops.
||Kentucky Pesticide Impact Assessment Program (University of Kentucky),
http://www.uky.edu/Agriculture/Entomology/entdept/special/na..., Kentucky's National Agricultural Pesticide Impact Assessment Program website.
||Laboratory for Pest Control Application Technology (Ohio State University) -
http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/lpcat/, This site is devoted to information about the development, safe use, and
benefits of pesticides.
||Laundering Pesticide Contaminated Clothing,
http://www.umext.maine.edu/onlinepubs/htmpubs/farmseries/230..., University of Maine Cooperative Extension's Farm Safety Program produced this
page on Laundering Pesticide Contaminated Clothing. It provides a nice summary
of what to do to properly handle and launder pesticide contaminated clothing.
||Laundering Pesticide - Contaminated Clothing, Missouri Extension,
http://muextension.missouri.edu/explore/agguides/agengin/g01..., The University of Missouri Extension produced this nicely organized and well
written publication on Laundering Pesticide-Contaminated Clothing. It thoroughly
covers the topic and gives the user a series of guidelines to help him or her to
handle and launder pesticide contaminated clothing and PPE.
||Mann Library Gateway Catalog - Fertilizers and Pesticides (Cornell
http://www.mannlib.cornell.edu/, Cornell Library online resources search.
||Master Gardener (Texas A&M),
http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/mastergd/mg.html, Texas A&M Master Gardener information page.
||Material Safety Data Sheets (links via - Kansas State University) -
http://www.phys.ksu.edu/area/jrm/Safety/msds.html, A list of MSDS and label links.
||Measuring Adoption of New Drift-Reduction Practices among Pesticide
Applicators as a Result of Training. -
http://www.udel.edu/pesticide/drift.htm, An article on how to measure the adoption of drift-reduction practices among
applicators through training.
||Microscapes: The Pesticide Collection (Florida State University),
http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/micro/gallery/pesticides/pestici..., Photomicrographs of pesticides.
||Minnesota Pesticide Impact Assessment Program (University of Minnesota) -
http://PestManagementCenter-MN.coafes.umn.edu/, Minnesota's National Pesticide Impact Assessment Program website.
||Montana Pesticide Education Program - http://ipm.montana.edu/, This site serves as a clearinghouse for technical information on pesticides
and responsible pesticide use. The Montana Pesticide Education and Applicator
Training program serves the citizens of Montana through the Montana State
University Extension Service.
||MSU Pesticide Education Program - http://www.pested.msu.edu, University of Michigan's Pesticide Education Program website, provides online
manual, licensing and certification information, and Pesticide Notes newsletter,
among other resources.
||National Pesticide Applicator Training Core Manual (University of Nebraska) -
http://ianrwww.unl.edu/ianr/pat/pat.htm, A pesticide applicator training manual for both private and commercial
||National Pesticide Information Center - NPIC - http://npic.orst.edu/, NPIC is ...* a cooperative effort of Oregon State University and the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency.* a toll-free telephone service that provides
pesticide information to any caller in the United States, Puerto Rico, or the
Virgin Islands.* a service that provides objective, science-based information
about a wide variety of pesticide-related subjects, including:* pesticide
products * recognition and management of pesticide poisoning * toxicology *
environmental chemistry * staffed by highly qualified and trained pesticide
specialists who have the toxicology and environmental chemistry education and
training needed to provide knowledgeable answers to pesticide questions. * a
source of factual chemical, health, and environmental information about more
than 600 pesticide active ingredients incorporated into over 50,000 different
products registered for use in the United States since 1947.
||National Pesticide Information Center Search using Keyword "cancer",
http://npic.orst.edu/cgi-webglimpse/webglimpse/services/data..., A search of the National Pesticide Information Center using the keyword
"cancer" produces many interesting articles and links to information on this
topic as it related to pesticides. This is not a comprehensive search of all
literature on the subject, which would encompass a vast array of databases.
||NESPAL - National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory
(University of Georgia) -
http://nespal.cpes.peachnet.edu/, A site explaining NESPAL's research projects in improving agriculture, also
contains a links list.
||North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Recommendations (North Carolina State
http://ipm.ncsu.edu/agchem/agchem.html, Recommendations for pesticide use in the state of North Carolina.
||North Carolina State - Pesticide Safety Education Program -
http://ipm.ncsu.edu/pesticidesafety, North Carolina State University Pesticide Safety Education Program
||North Dakota Pesticide Quarterly (North Dakota State University) -
http://www.ext.nodak.edu/extnews/pestqtrly/, Archive of a newsletter for commercial applicators and pesticide dealers
||Northwest Berry & Grape InfoNet (Oregon State University) -
http://osu.orst.edu/dept/infonet/, Contains information related to the berry and grape industry. Includes a
calendar of events, market information, and more.
||Ohio State University Pesticide Education Programs -
http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~pested/, Provides pesticide regulation and education information.
http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~ohioline/, Principally produced by Ohio State University Extension, Ohioline is your
Link to Information, News and Educational resources of not only Extension but of
the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio
Agricultural Research and Development Center, and the Agricultural Technical
Institute. Research and Extension programs are also supported by the colleges of
Human Ecology, Veterinary Medicine, and Biological Sciences.
||Oregon State University Extension Service - Pesticide Applicator Training
Program - http://ippc.orst.edu/pat/, Oregon State University Extension Service Pesticide Applicator Training
program web site. Valuable for those seeking training in Oregon to locate
courses and testing locations. The site also provides information on the
necessary study materials and links to other resources.
||OSU Pesticide Reports (Oklahoma State University) -
http://pested.okstate.edu/, Archive of Pesticide Reports from Oklahoma State.
||Pest Management and the Environment (Iowa State University) -
http://www.pme.iastate.edu/, A gateway to the pest management and environmental programs offered by Iowa
State University. Also provides news, information, and links for important pest
management issues and contacts for the people of Iowa.
||Pesticide Broadcast (NC State) -
http://ipm.ncsu.edu/current_ipm/broadcast.html, A newsletter on pesticide issues.
||Pesticide Contaminated Clothing Laundering,
http://ohioline.osu.edu/atts/PDF-English/Pesticide-Launderin..., Part of Ohio State's OhioLine Extension Information - This factsheet is part
of Ohio State Extension's Agricultural Tailgate Safety Training Series. It is an
excellent resource of information for applicators seeking knowledge about proper
laundering of pesticide contaminated clothing.
||Pesticide Education Program (Penn State) -
http://www.pested.psu.edu/, Penn State's Pesticide Education Program web site, includes fact sheets,
program and recertification information, publications, newsletters, and other
pesticide information resources.
||Pesticide Education Resources (University of Nebraska) -
http://ianrwww.unl.edu/ianr/pat/ephome.htm, A site with information on pesticide training and education.
||Pesticide Handling and Storage Tutorial (Purdue University),
http://danpatch.ecn.purdue.edu/~epados/farmstead/pest/src/ma..., A site on preventing ground water contamination by pesticides through safe
||Pesticide Management Education Program (Cornell University) -
http://pmep.cce.cornell.edu/, This site provides information on the safe use of pesticides. There are
educator resources, chemical information, and regulation information, among
||Pesticide Manufacturers Guide via NPTN (Oregon State University) -
http://ace.orst.edu/info/nptn/manuf.htm, Pesticide Manufacturer, Formulator, Producer, and Registrant Company
Information. A list of companies involved in the production of pesticides.
||Pesticide Programs and Pesticides (West Virginia University),
http://www.wvu.edu/%7Eagexten/ipm/pestprog/pestprog.htm, This site serves as a source for the National and West Virginia Agricultural
Pesticide Impact Assessment Programs (NAPIAP) and Pesticide Certification and
Pesticide Education Programs. Site also includes guidelines and procedures for
pesticide certification, suggested study materials for West Virginia commercial
and certified public pesticide applicator examinations, personnel and contact
information, and links to other pesticide application resources.
||Pesticide Regulatory Agencies by State via NPTN (Oregon State University) -
http://ace.orst.edu/info/nptn/state1.htm, A list of pesticide regulatory agencies by state.
||PLANTanswer Machine (Texas A&M),
http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/plantanswers/web.html, The PLANTanswer Machine, searches all the files in Aggie Horticulture pages,
the Texas Plant Disease Handbook, and the TAMU Entomology web site
||Poison Control Centers NPTN (Oregon State University) -
http://ace.orst.edu/info/nptn/poison.htm, Poison control centers listed by state.
||PubMed searchable database -
http://clinical.uthscsa.edu/pubmed/, A searchable database of articles from the National Library of Medicine. This
search engine appears very powerful, but it's interface is difficult to
understand at first. (connection refused 10/15/2000)
||Purdue Pesticide Programs (Purdue University) -
http://www.btny.purdue.edu/PPP/, Information on commercial applicator training. Also has some publications and
||South Carolina Agromedicine Program -
http://www.musc.edu/oem/agmedhome.html, The Agromedicine Program (AP) is one element of the Division of Public Health
and Public Service of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical
University of South Carolina (MUSC). It was established in 1984 as a partnership
between MUSC and Clemson University. The AP was recognized by the W.K. Kellogg
Foundation in 1986 as a national leader in an innovative approach that links
medicine and agriculture to improve the health and safety of agricultural
workers and of the public as the consumers of agricultural products. The AP has
three program areas: public service, education, and research.
||South Carolina Department of Pesticide Regulation (Clemson University) -
http://drpsp.clemson.edu/index_flash.html, State Regulatory Agency for South Carolina. This site is housed at Clemson
||Southern Pine Beetle Information Directory -
http://whizlab.isis.vt.edu/servlet/sf/spbicc/, A compilation of information from Southeastern entomologists on the Southern
||Southern Region Pesticide Coordinators -
http://www.vtpp.ext.vt.edu/SRPC/srpchome.html, A page of links to various pesticide coordinators in the Southern Region.
||Southwest Rural and Agricultural Safety Information System (University of
http://ag.arizona.edu/agsafety/, This site provides links to a wide variety of safety information sites.
||SRPIAP Fact Sheets,
http://entweb.clemson.edu/pesticid/program/srpiapdf.htm/htm, This website has downloadable pdf files on basic pesticide issues, including
history and usage.
||Stress-Ticide - A Theatrical Stress Management Presentation to Improve the
Safety and Health of Custom Pesticide Applicators. (University of Minnesota),
http://www.extension.umn.edu/extensionnews/1998/JO1236.html, A stress management class for pesticide applicators.
||The Future Role of Pesticides in U.S. Agriculture -
http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?isbn=0309065267, This online book contains examines the role of pesticides in U.S. Agriculture
thus far and how they will play a role in the future.
||The Internet Center for Wildlife Damage Management (University of Nebraska) - http://icwdm.org/, Got a problem with an animal pest, even though its "wildlife"? We offer you
solutions, from armadillos to salamanders, from bats to deer, for your damage
problems that are caused by wild animals. Look at our Key to begin your
investigation of your wildlife-caused problem. We also provide a directory (not
endorsements) of products and services provided by wildlife pest control
businesses. Ours is a USDA-CSREES-IPM funded and University-sponsored effort.
(Clemson, Utah St, Cornell, UNL). You can also find the University nearest you
and their on-line wildlife publications. We also offer the professional in
wildlife control the latest, library materials, news, business helps and job
prospects. We even have some fun links for kids.
||The Label Newsletter (University of Nebraska),
http://ianrwww.unl.edu/ianr/pat/thelabel/thelabel.htm, The fundamental purpose of The Label newsletter is to disseminate pesticide
related information and encourage the multiplier effect via Extension
communication channels to clientele. It is intended to serve as a source for
subsequent news releases by Extension co-workers and to inform pesticide
applicators and consumers. Topics related to pest management, new developments,
pesticides, pesticide education, water quality, regulations, and more are
included in the newsletter.
||The Label (Purdue University) -
http://www.btny.purdue.edu/PPP/PPP_index.html, A newsletter in PDF format.
||The Mid-Atlantic Regional Fruit Loop -
http://www.ento.vt.edu/Fruitfiles/VAFS.html, Contains information on pears, apples, peaches, grapes, and other fruit.
||The Public and Pesticides - Exploring the Interface (Ohio State University),
http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~plantdoc/pubpest/index.html, Expectations are high among agricultural groups that our society knows,
understands, and appreciates what is involved in meeting the nation's vast food
and fiber needs. In reality, the public does not have a clear understanding of
the production system and in particular how agriculture and science interact to
do this job. There are public expectations about what is required in meeting
standards for food quality and safety. In general, the public seems to be
asking, "What are you doing for us about this?" This report is based on the
belief that there must be greater professional and personal attention to
relationships among our multifactorial stakeholder society. The findings will be
best used as a discovery or discussion document. Arguments about pesticides, pro
or con, are not a subject for this report. It is about improved relationships
and dialogue leading to a better informed public and better public policy
||U.S. EPA / OPP Chemical Ingredients Database Query -
http://ppis.ceris.purdue.edu/, National Pesticide Information Retrieval System (NPIRS) Public site allows
you to search a chemical ingredients database by chemical name or by its
Chemical Abstract Services number.
||UC Agricultural Personnel Management Program (University of California) - http://apmp.berkeley.edu/, An information center for farm labor management.
||UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Project - Pest Management Guidelines -
http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/GENERAL/tools.html, "The UC Pest Management Guidelines database supplies the University of
California's official guidelines for pest monitoring techniques, pesticides, and
nonpesticide alternatives for managing insect, mite, nematode, weed, and disease
pests in agricultural crops, commercial turf, and in home and landscapes."
||UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Project - Pesticide Education Program -
http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/index.html, Pesticide educator information, training manuals, and programs for trainers.
||UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Project (University of California) -
http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/default.html, Pest management information from the University of California.
||UMCE Pest Management Office (University of Maine) -
http://www.umext.maine.edu/topics/pest.htm, IPM programs for Maine. Includes potatoes, apples, blueberries, sweet corn,
strawberries, broccoli, and greenhouses. This site also has Insect and plant
disease fact sheets and Applicator training manuals.
||University of Flordia's Pesticide Information Office -
http://pested.ifas.ufl.edu, The University of Flordia's Pesticide Information and Education Program
provides information, educational programs, and materials to:Persons who use
pesticides as part of their livelihood, Consumers with questions about use and
impact of pesticides in their daily lives, Faculty and students, Decision
makers, such as local, state, and federal government regulators and legislators.
||University of Missouri's Pesticide Applicator Training page -
http://ipm.missouri.edu/pat/index.asp, This site provides information about pesticide applicator training and
testing in Missouri. There is a schedule of courses and tests and a manual order
||University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service Pesticide Applicator
Training Program -
http://eppserver.ag.utk.edu/psep/psep.htm, University of Florida Pesticide Applicator Training
||UT Extension, Entomology and Plant Pathology - includes Pesticide Programs
(University of Tennessee) -
http://web.utk.edu/~extepp/, Information on insects and plant diseases.
||UW Integrated Pest and Crop Management - includes Pesticide Programs
(University of Wisconsin) - http://ipcm.wisc.edu/, Pesticide applicator training and integrated pest management from the
University of Wisconsin.
||Virginia Pest Control Business Listing via Bell Atlantic Big Yellow Pages,
http://yellowpages.superpages.com/listings.jsp?SRC=&STYP..., Virginia Pest Control Business Listing from the Bell-Atlantic Big Yellow
||Virginia Pest Management Guides (PMG's) -
http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/pmg/index.html, This is the on-line version of the Virginia Pest Management Guides. The PMG's
are updated annually and are specific to a particular year - requiring the user
to update their guides annually. These guides refer to those pesticides and
alternative pest controls recommended by Extension Specialists at Virginia Tech.
The PMG's are stored in PDF format. These guides are also available in book form
for purchase through your local Virginia Cooperative Extension office.
||Virginia Tech Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology and Weed Science - http://ipm.ppws.vt.edu/, Information about the department's facilities, faculty, and programs.
||Virginia Tech Entomology Department -
http://web.ento.vt.edu/ento/, Provides information about the entomology department at Virginia Tech.
||Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs -
https://www.vtpp.ext.vt.edu/index.php, This site has a huge variety of pesticide safety education and usage
||Virtual Pesticide Safety Education Institute -
http://www.vtpp.ext.vt.edu/, This site, provided by the Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs, contains various
resources for pesticide educators. There are links providing raw media,
publications, speakers, organizations, prepared presentations, and workshop
||Washington State Pesticide Page (Washington State University) - http://pep.wsu.edu/, Information on pesticides, pests, diseases, etc. Also has education materials
||Wisconsin Pesticide Applicator Training Program - http://ipcm.wisc.edu/pat/, This site contains information on applicator training in Wisconsin and home
||Worker Protection Standard Forum -
http://are.berkeley.edu/APMP/discuss/wps/wps.html, An archive of the WPS forum is available, along with instructions on joining
the mailing list. It is a discussion group for people involved in one way or
another with the Worker Protection standard.
Organizations and associations
|All You Can Eat Food Computer by the Environmental Working Group - http://www.foodnews.org/, A database developed by the Environmental Working Group to give the public a
feel for what pesticides and other toxins might be in their foods. The user can
select foods and is given a randomly selected report of possible pesticides
found in certain types of foods based on USDA's residue inspections. The user
can also play the "one-minute activist" by sending e-mail to supermarkets, food
companies, and government officials.
||American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators (AAPSE) - http://www.aapse.org/, An association of educators providing science-based pesticide safety
education programs through tribal and government agencies and the land-grant
university cooperative extension services. An organization which seeks to
protect human health and the environment through education. A group of national
leaders in pesticide safety education, training, and certification.
||American Association of Poison Control Centers - http://www.aapcc.org/, The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) is a nationwide
organization of poison centers and interested individuals. The AAPCC operates
under several objectives including: 1) To provide a forum for poison centers and
interested individuals to promote the reduction of morbidity and mortality from
poisonings through public and professional education and scientific research. 2)
To set voluntary standards for poison center operations. Activities include the
certification of the regional poison centers and poison center personnel. AAPCC
interacts with private and government agencies whose activities influence
poisoning and poison centers. The AAPCC develops public and professional
education programs and materials. It also collects and analyzes national
||American Chemical Society - http://www.acs.org/, This site describes the American Chemical Society (ACS), membership benefits,
what services they have available, as well as information for professional,
educators, and students.
||American Mosquito Control Association - http://www.mosquito.org, The official web site for the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA).
The AMCA's mission is to provide leadership, information and education leading
to the enhancement of health and quality of life through the suppression of
mosquito and other vector transmitted diseases and the reduction of annoyance
levels caused by mosquitoes and other vectors and pests of public health
||American Society for Testing and Materials Website (ASTM),
http://www.astm.org/cgi-bin/SoftCart.exe/index.shtml?E+mysto..., This site contains information and downloadable material from the ASTM that
covers a wide variety of technical standards.
||Association of Natural Bio-Control Producers - http://www.anbp.org/, The Association of Natural Biocontrol Producers (ANBP) is a professional
association representing the biological pest management industry. This site
provides information on the ANBP, biocontrol, and biotechnology.
||Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics - http://www.aoec.org/, Established in 1987, the Association of Occupational and Environmental
clinics, a non-profit organization, is committed to improving the practice of
occupational and environmental health through information sharing and
||ASTM Consultants Directory,
http://www.astm.org/cgi-bin/SoftCart.exe/CONSULTANTS/search...., The ASTM Directory of Scientific and Technical Consultants and Expert
Witnesses is an on-line full text search for individuals/companies who perform
consulting services or act as expert witnesses.
||ASTM Directory of Testing Laboratories - http://www.astm.org/labs/, A directory of ASTM testing laboratories. A full text search system is
available to locate local laboratories.
||British Crop Protection Council (BCPC) - http://www.bcpc.org/, The BCPC (British Crop Protection Council) brings together as Corporate
Members representatives of a wide range of organizations with an interest in
furthering the science and practice of crop protection. Between them they cover
research, the agrochemical industry, the services, contractors, distributors,
education, agricultural engineering, plant breeding/biotechnology, overseas
development, government and regulatory concerns.
||Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) -
http://www.cast-science.org/, CAST assembles, interprets, and communicates science-based information
regionally, nationally, and internationally on food, fiber, agricultural,
natural resource, and related societal and environmental issues to our
stakeholders--legislators, regulators, policy makers, the media, the private
sector, and the public.
||Crop Protection Reference (C&P Press, Inc.) AKA. The GreenBook - http://www.greenbook.net/, The online Crop Protection Reference, provided by C&P Press, Inc. This site
also includes the Crop Protection Reference (C&P Press, Inc.) for Turf &
Ornamentals; the Bluebook.
||CropLife America -
http://www.croplifeamerica.org/, CropLife America (formerly the American Crop Protection Association) promotes
the environmentally sound use of crop protection products for the economical
production of safe, high quality, abundant food, fiber and other crops.
||Farm Employers Labor Service - http://www.fels.org/, The Farm Employers Labor Service (FELS¨) is a subscriber member organization
affiliated with the California Farm Bureau Federation. FELS has assisted members
in complying with labor laws and avoiding labor relations problems since 1970.
The goal of FELS is to assist subscribers in avoiding costly labor management
mistakes. Website also has a link to a supply and safety materials catalog.
||Farm Journal Today (Farm Journal,Inc.) -
http://www.FarmJournal.com/, An online newsletter providing up-to-date information and news for farmers.
The website also provides discussion groups and live chat, weather and market
information, law and crop anaylsis.
||Farmland - http://www.farmland.com/, Farmland is a farmer owned organization involved in research, testing,
refining, marketing, and product development.
Manufacturers and Distributors
http://www.3M.com/market/safety/ohes2/html/respirators.html, Manufacturer of personal protective equipment and other products.
||Abbott - http://www.abbott.com/, Abbott is the world leader in developing environmentally friendly
"biological" pesticides and plant growth regulators, and has a growing presence
in the field of animal health.
||Actron, Inc. - http://www.actroninc.com, Exclusive representative of insect light traps and electronic fly killers
manufactured by Gardner International. The company also specializes in
innovative marketing technologies for various industries.
||Aerex Pest Control - http://www.aerex.com/, A Chicago, Illinois based industry leader utilizing state-of-the-art pest
control techniques, Aerex serves tens of thousands of residential, commercial
and industrial clients.
||Ag Air Systems Inc. -
http://www.agairsystems.com, Manufacturer and seller of agricultural aviation equipment.
||Ag Air Update Online (Ag Aviation's Newspaper) -
http://www.agairupdate.com/, AgAir Update is a monthly publication that delivers up-to-date news about new
products released, and new modifications for the agricultural aircraft to the
agricultural aviation industry and its affiliates worldwide. AAU is filled with
human interest stories about the people who fly ag, and how they run their
individual flying operations.
||Crop Data Management Systems, Inc. -- Ag Chem Information Services for
Growing Companies -
http://www.CDMS.net/pfa/LUpdateMsg.asp, This is the web version of the popular Ag Product Label Service. A fast and
convenient search tool for regular Internet users, Web APLS supplies label
summaries, WPS, DOT, product summary and more, all in less than 1 minute.
||AG Shield Manufacturing - http://www.agshield.com, Manufacturer and seller of wind shielded spray equipment.
||Ag-Chem Equipment Company, Inc. - http://www.agchem.com/, Ag-Chem manufactures and markets a full line of self-propelled, off-road
chassis and spray systems.
||AgraQuest - http://www.agraquest.com/, Producers of environmentally friendly and natural products for farm, home,
and public health pest management.
||Agricultural Chemical Use Database (USDA/NASS) -
http://www.pestmanagement.info/nass/, This site provides interactive access to data from NASS, as part of a
cooperative effort among USDA, the USDA Regional Pest Management Centers and the
NSF Center for Integrated Pest Management (CIPM). All data available have been
previously published by NASS and have been consolidated at the state level.
Commodity acreages and active ingredient agricultural chemical use (% acres
treated, ai/acre/treatment, average number of treatments, ai/acre, total ai
used) data are available. All data can be searched by commodity, year, state and
active ingredient. For more details on methodology, please see NASS website.
Search results can be obtained in web format and as downloadable Excel files.
For each individual active ingredient, commodity, year and statistic, dynamic
U.S. maps of each use statistic can be generated. Agricultural chemical usage
statistic data can also be seen in a graphical format. Currently, this site
contains the data from 1990 to 2001. We will continue to update the database
||Agricultural Container Recycling Council - http://www.acrecycle.org/, The ACRC is a non-profit organization that promotes and supports the
collection and recycling of HDPE crop protection product containers.
||Agricultural Health Study - http://www.aghealth.org, An important research project called the Agricultural Health Study is now
underway. Over 89,000 individuals are participating in the project. This
includes private and commercial pesticide applicators as well as the spouses of
these applicators. Their cooperation is much appreciated and is essential to the
success of the study. The study is sponsored by the National Institutes of
Health (specifically the National Cancer Institute and the National Institute of
Environmental Health Sciences) and the Environmental Protection Agency and is
being carried out through the efforts of collaborators at the University of Iowa
and Battelle Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation. The goals are to
investigate the effects of environmental, occupational, dietary, and genetic
factors on the health of the agricultural population. This study will provide
information that agricultural workers can use in making decisions about their
health and the health of their families.
||Agriculture Canada -
http://aceis.agr.ca/newintre.html, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada provides information, research and
technology, and policies and programs to achieve security of the food system,
health of the environment and innovation for growth.
||Agriculture Network Information Center - http://www.agnic.org/, AgNIC (Agriculture Network Information Center) is a distributed network that
provides access to agriculture-related information, subject area experts, and
other resources. It was established by an alliance of the National Agricultural
Library, land-grant universities, and other organizations committed to
facilitating public access to agricultural and related information.
||Agriculture Online (Successful Farming Magazine) -
http://www.agriculture.com/, A resource full of various farm-related topics.
||AgSpray Equipment, Inc. - http://www.agspray.com, AgSpray is a leading manufacturer and supplier of agricultural spraying
equipment. They specialize in tobacco sprayers, forage sprayers, spot sprayers,
skid mounted sprayers, trailer sprayers, boom sprayers, etc. Products include
agricultural sprayers and lawn and garden sprayers.
||Agway, Inc. - http://www.agway.com/, Agway Inc. provides a wide variety of services to farmers, including
equipment leasing, retail supply sales, crop sales, and insurance.
||Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. -
http://www.airproducts.com/, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. is a combined gases and chemicals company.
||Air Tractor -
http://www.airtractor.com/, Air Tractor is a major manufacturer of aerial pesticide application aircraft.
http://www.alabamaeasi-set.com/HazardousStorage/hazardous%20..., Alabama Easi-Set is a builder of pre-cast concrete buildings including
buildings for hazardous chemical storage.
http://www.allenpower.com/, Manufacturer and distributor of gardening machinery.
||Ampen Inc. - PenaStore Chemical Storage Buildings -
http://www.penickgroup.com/, Manufacturer of PenaStore Chemical Storage Buildings. These buildings meet
most regulatory requirements for chemical storage.
||apestcontrol.com - http://apestcontrol.com, Apestcontrol, the new media and web design group of Professional Equipment,
offers a program for pest control companies to have professional presence on the
web without the typical high costs of custom website design. They will market
your site in all the major Search Engines and will register a unique web
address, all included in the complete online marketing program.
||Aqumix - http://www.aqumix.com, Aqumix is a unique and innovative company that offers a contract mixing
service. Products are delivered in returnable, refillable containers. The
containers are designed to deliver chemical through a closed system transfer.
They are one of the charter members of the EPA's Pesticide Stewardship Program.
Aquimix offers their customers an efficient and safe means to protect the
mixer/loader and the environment through the use of their delivery system. On
top of that, they offer the means to track each container with their container
tracking software system.
http://www.astrazeneca.com/, The website of AstraZeneca, one of the world's leading pharmaceutical
companies, also a producer of agrochemicals.
||Atofina - http://www.atofina.com, The website of Atofina, the chemicals branch of the TotalFinaElf group.
TotalFinaElf is the world's fourth largest oil company and fifth largest
http://www.aventis.com/main/, The website of Aventis, a worldwide pharmaceutical company.
||Ayres Corporation -
http://www.thrushaircraft.com/main.php, The website of the Ayres Corporation (bought out in 2003 by Thrush Aircraft),
a manufacturer and seller of agricultural aircraft.
||B & G Equipment Company - http://www.bgequip.com, The website of B&G Equipment Company, a manufacturer and seller of pest
||BASF - http://www.basf.com/, The website of BASF, the world's leading chemical company.
||BASF Agricultural Products Page,
http://www.basf.com/businesses/consumer/agproducts/, The website of BASF's Agricultural products, a producer of herbicides,
insecticides and fungicides in the major agricultural regions of the world.
||Bayer Advanced -
http://www.bayeradvanced.com/, Bayer Advanced LLC has come up with a way to make your job easier. The Bayer
Advanced(TM) website is an excellent resource if you're looking for answers to
tough consumer lawn and garden problems. Our Bayer Advanced consumer products
and proprietary chemistries bring Better Thinking, Better Results(R) to life.
These proprietary chemistries include imidacloprid (Merit(R)), disulfoton
(Disyston(R)), trichlorfon (Dylox(R)), and cyfluthrin (Tempo(R)).
||Bayer Crop Protection Center -
http://www.bayerus.com/cropscience.html, The website of Bayer Crop Protection Center, a pesticide manufacturer. This
page has a 500+ item searchable label and MSDS database. It also describes some
of Bayer's products.
||Becker Underwood -
http://www.beckerunderwood.com/, The website of Becker Underwood, a creator and producer of specialty
bio-agronomic and colorant products with a broad range of applications.
||Bell Laboratories, Inc. - http://www.belllabs.com/, The website of Bell Laboratories, manufacturers of rodent control products.
||Bengal Chemical Inc. - http://www.bengal.com/, The website for Bengal Chemical Inc, manufacturer of home, commercial, and
||Bestway Sprayers (Konneker-Brown, Inc) - http://www.rhs-inc.com/, The website of Bestway Sprayers, manufacturer of trailer, three point, boom,
and tractor mounted sprayers.
||Bethurum Research & Development - http://www.bethurum.com/, The website of Bethurum Research and Development, manufacturer of all natural
pesticides, personal care, and pet and animal care products.
||Biocontrol Network - http://www.biconet.com, This website provides a wide variety of information on integrated pest
management and on Arizona Biological Control, Inc.
||Biospherics, Inc. -
http://www.biospherics.com/biospherix.html, BioSpherix, a division Spherix, Inc. is dedicated to research and product
development for innovations in the bio-technology industry. Their focus is on
natural and safe products to meet the evolving needs of modern times and the
||Bird Barrier - Bird Control Products (Bird Barrier America, Inc.) -
http://www.birdbarrier.com/, Bird Barrier is America's leading manufacturer and supplier of pest bird
||Bird-B-Gone, Inc. - http://www.birdbgone.com/, Bird-B-Gone, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of bird deterrents and is
dedicated to solving pest bird problems.
||Borax - http://www.borax.com/, Rio Tinto Borax operates California's largest open pit mine in Boron,
California - one of the richest borate deposits on the planet. The company
supplies nearly half the world's demand for refined borates. Borax is
acknowledged as the world leader in borate technology, research and development.
||Broyhill Company (Ag & Turf Application Equipment) - http://www.broyhill.com, Broyhill Inc. has been produces innovative, quality turf-maintenance
equipment and accessories. Serving the areas of golf course maintenance, sports
complex maintenance, parks and recreation maintenance, and beach refuse
||Buckman Laboratories - http://www.buckman.com, Buckman Laboratories is a leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals for
aqueous industrial systems. Buckman Labs work with industry worldwide in
providing advanced chemical treatment technologies and extensive technical
service to solve complex industrial problems. Their expertise spans a broad
range of specialty chemicals, including microbicides, scale inhibitors,
corrosion inhibitors, polymers, dispersants, and defoamers.
||Caltex Rural Horticultural Petroleum Spray Oils,
http://www.caltex.com.au/products_oil_listing.asp?section=3, Caltex (formerly Ampol) is an Australian spray oils developer. This site
provides sales and product information on many petroleum products, including
Caltex developed spray oils.
||Case IH Corp. Application Equipment - http://www.caseih.com/, Case IH is a leading brand whose signature red color is recognized around the
world due to its 160-year history in the farm equipment industry. Case IH sells
and supports a full line of equipment, parts, after-sales service and financial
services through a network of more than 4,000 professional dealers in 150
||CDMS - Chemical Data Management Systems -
http://www.cdms.com/index.html, Chemical Data Management Systems (CDMS) specializes in providing
environmental and safety compliance services. CDMS offers an alternative to
hiring in-house specialists at a significantly lower cost. Much of CDMS's
activities include working with OSHA, Air Quality Management Districts, Regional
Water Quality Control Boards, City and County Hazardous Material Departments,
EPA (Federal), and Department of Toxic Substances Control.
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