Information for pest management and education for agriculture, including explaining the types of pesticide licenses, EPA worker protection standards, storage, security, disposal, and IPM options.
The symptoms of pesticide poisoning can range from a mild skin irritation to coma or even death. Different classes or families of chemicals cause different types of symptoms. More
Responding immediately and appropriately when pesticide exposure is suspected will help minimize the effects of exposure and, in extreme cases, may save a life. More
You should always read and understand the label before using any pesticide product. More
Only use pesticides when necessary. Before using any pesticide product, always read the label, as it is a legal document. More
In some cases, pesticides are the only alternative in controlling pests. The pesticides cited here have moderately low mammalian toxicity and degrade soon after application. More