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General Pesticide Information

  • Pesticide Environmental Stewardship —
    Pesticide environmental stewardship is any activity that has a positive impact on the safety and efficacy of pesticides from manufacture, to commerce, through storage and use, and disposal of unwanted or unusable products and empty containers. This website summarizes principles of stewardship and directs users to key resources (including state-specific regulations) by stewardship topic. Topics include reading labels, calibration, drift, IPM, organic production, PPE, pollinator protection, record keeping, resistance and more.
  • NC Pesticide Safety Education Program — N.C. Cooperative Extension
    A website portal with up-to-date information on how to obtain a pesticide license, training schools, registration and training manuals. Contains helpful links to other related topics.
  • Structural Pest Control Division & Pesticide Division — NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
  • Pesticides — U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
    Pesticide news articles are posted on a regular basis in addition to resources with information on a variety of pesticide topics
  • Crop Protection Association of NC – CPANC
    Source of information relating to product stewardship, regulatory, environmental and biotechnology issues for crop protection chemicals
  • Pesticide Safety Information Series — California Department of Pesticide Regulation
    These fact sheets cover a variety of pesticide-related topics of interest to pesticide applicators, health care professionals, &/or the general public.
  • Biopesticide Industry Alliance (BPIA)
    Organization dedicated to fostering adoption of biopesticide technology. Website has facts and uses of biopesticides.
  • Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) Lists products for organic production and processing. OMRI Listed® products are allowed for use in certified organic operations under the USDA National Organic Program.
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Applicator/Dealer Certification and Recertification

Bees and Pesticides

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Disposal and Container Recycling

Environmental Effects

Human Health Effects

Laws and Regulations

Personal Protective Equipment and Worker Protection Standards

Agricultural worker in personal protection equipment or PPE

Product Labels and MSDS


Record keeping

Spray Drift

Transportation, Storage and Spill Cleanup

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