Agriculture

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.

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Symptoms of Pesticide Poisoning
Symptoms of Pesticide Poisoning - Articles Articles
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
USDA Forest Service - Region 8 - Southern, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org
Responding to Pesticide Poisoning Symptoms - Articles Articles
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
Parts of the Pesticide Label
Parts of the Pesticide Label - Articles Articles
You should always read and understand the label before using any pesticide product. More
Gerald Holmes, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, Bugwood.org
General Guidelines for Pesticide Safety - Articles Articles
Only use pesticides when necessary. Before using any pesticide product, always read the label, as it is a legal document. More
Fungicides, Herbicides, and Insecticides Fungicides, Herbicides, and Insecticides - Articles
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