Proper pest identification is the first step in making an integrated pest management (IPM) decision.
IPM is not a practice limited to commercial and agricultural situations. It can also be used by the general public throughout our community.
Sharon I Gripp
This regulation covers pesticides that are used in the production of agricultural plants on farms, forests, nurseries, and enclosed-space productions.
Gary W. Moorman, Ph.D.
Organic methods involve growing and maintaining healthy plants without using synthetic (man-made) fertilizers, pesticides, hormones, and other materials.
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.