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Pest Management

Pest Management

The Ecological Sciences Division (ECS) Pest Management page provides access to information on the World Wide Web relating to Integrated Pest Management and pesticides.

Integrated Pest Management

Pest Management
Another source of links to resources covering pests and pest control.

Pesticides and Toxicology

EXTOXNET - the EXtension TOXicology NETwork
A cooperative effort between the University of California-Davis, Oregon State University, Michigan State University, and Cornell University, the EXTOXNET InfoBase provides a variety of information about pesticides in an objective, science-based fashion written for the non-expert.

Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Web site containing information about pesticides and toxic substances. May prove especially useful to people looking for regulatory information.

USDA Resources

The following sites are maintained by other entities within the United States Department of Agriculture.

APHIS Biological Control Institute
Part of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, the Institute's mission is, "To promote, facilitate and provide leadership for biological control."

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Water and Climate Center
Contains information on water quality models useful for assessing the potential for pesticides that impact the environment.

USDA Regional Pest Management Centers
Provides information about commodities, pests and pest management practices, people and issues in the U.S. It also provides links to sites for each of the four Regional Pest Management Centers.

These documents require Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Word.
 
Microsoft Word DocumentPest Management Policy
— Policy Statement (190): This directive sets forth the Natural Resources Conservation Service's policy and procedures for pest management.
 
Adobe Acrobat DocumentPest Management Standard (595)
— This sets forth the Natural Resources Conservation Service's guidance for pest management applications.

Questions and comments are welcome and encouraged. Please address all correspondence to Jeffrey Hemenway, Conservation Agronomist, Huron State Office, 605-352-1239.