Important National Pest Management Information Program Web Sites

  • EPA - Pest Management - EPA offers advice and guidance on the management and disposal of pesticides for both agricultural and non-agricultural uses.
  • Strategic Agricultural Initiative Toolbox - EPA. The Strategic Agricultural Initiative is EPA's outreach program to demonstrate and facilitate the adoption of farm pest management practices that will enable growers to transition away from the use of high-risk pesticides. The program helps develop pest management practices and products that are safe, effective and support the implementation of the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) with a unique focus on regional needs. The SAI Toolbox provides SAI specialists and SAI grant applicants with useful information designed to maximize the success of the program and produce the results or outcomes sought by EPA.
  • USDA
  • National Integrated Pest Management Centers - information on crop profiles, current research, pesticide data, project reports, general interest information about pest management, policy issues and more.
  • CSREES Integrated Pest Management Program - CSREES works in partnership with researchers and educators in the Land-Grant University System and the private sector to develop and implement new ways to address these complex pest management issues.
  • Fedstats - The Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy maintains this site to provide easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by more than 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government produce statistics of interest to the public, for public use. Has links to other statistics sites.
  • National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy - The National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy (NCFAP) is a Washington, D.C. based nonprofit, nongovernmental organization whose purpose is to provide objective research and educational information on policy issues relating to U.S. and global agricultural policy issues, such as U.S. farm policy, international trade, food safety, pesticide use and international development.
  • Articles from the National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy - by Leonard P. Gianessi
  • DIR - Database of IPM Resources - an information retrieval and referral system and a compendium of customized directories of worldwide IPM information resources accessible through the Internet.
  • NASS - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
  • Pesticide Industry Sales & Usage - EPA. These reports are designed to provide contemporary and historical economic profile information on the U.S. pesticide producing and using sectors covered by regulatory programs mandated by FIFRA. Economic profile information is provided on a variety of topics, particularly the pesticide market in terms of dollar values and quantities of active ingredient. The reports feature dollar and quantity values, but they also contain values for earlier years going back to 1979 (and further in some cases).
  • Agricultural Chemical Usage - Statistics from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) on usage of agricultural chemicals (pesticides and fertilizers).
  • Food and Feed Commodity Vocabulary (EPA) - The Food and Feed Commodity Vocabulary was developed to consolidate all the major Office of Pesticide Program Commodity Vocabularies into one standardized vocabulary. There are about 12,000 lookup or search terms in this database. Each lookup term is assigned an EPA preferred term, an EPA (40 CFR 180.41) crop group name/number, and a monograph number where further information about a specific commodity can be found. About 1500 preferred commodity terms were developed. The preferred term will be the only term accepted in establishing pesticide tolerances. The Food and Feed Commodity Vocabulary contains only human consumable commodities and livestock feeds.
  • IPM: Pest Management at the Crossroads
  • New Approaches to Minor Uses - EPA. Information on the Agency's minor use activities and partnerships with other agencies. From this site you can get a copy of EPA's Report on Minor Use Pesticides.
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