- In case of suspected
pesticide poisoning, call
This number is shared by all 3 New England Poison
CT Poison Control Center
MA and RI Poison Control Center
ME, NH, VT Northern New England Poison Center
Crop pesticide labels
Turf pesticide labels
Pesticide labels - "Green Book"
* = most popular
State Pesticide Registrations
Agricultural Pocket Pesticide Calibration Guide
is a pesticide?
About Pesticides - EPA answers to common pesticide questions and links to
Information Center - Fact sheets for individual pesticide active
Pesticide Applicator Safety Training Video - Humorous but also informative
Ingredients - The Secret Hazards of Pesticides
Pesticide safety bingo
game for grades K-6
Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisoning - useful reference for
State Pesticide Safety Programs
Maine - applicator license requirements
Maine - training manuals
Maine - Restricted Use Pesticides Requiring Applicator License
Massachusetts Dept. Ag. pesticide
UMass Pesticide Education Program
Pesticide surveys - New England
Pesticide surveys - National
chemicals and production
- USDA Economic Research Service reports
Pesticide Usage in the U.S.: - Trends During the 20th Century
- 2003 report by National Science Foundation
Future role of pesticides in U.S. agriculture -
- Conclusions from 2000
National Research Council report
Federal Pesticide Registration
- This government program provides research
minor food crop and ornamental pest control needs. Over 90% of New England
agricultural crop value is from "minor" crops. The
New pest control
technologies database is especially interesting.
Federal Restricted Pesticides List
What defines a "reduced risk" pesticide?
A detailed case study showing what factors are considered in
registering a pesticide.
local Needs" and "Emergency"
conventional pesticide registrations - 2005
Pesticide Advocacy Groups
Using CON and PRO
oversimplifies complex stands on complex issues, but you get the point.
"CON" - There are plenty more, these three have more credibility
than some others.
Pesticide Action Network
"PRO" - Credibility
is in the eye of the beholder.
Is it Snake Oil? The Dangers of Cavalier Pest Control
Pesticide resistance illustration
Silent Spring - Landmark book that greatly influenced pesticide regulation