As a small farmer, you balance many responsibilities. You may raise livestock, keep bees, grow produce, and more. You may be your own marketer, distributer, and bookkeeper. You also make choices about when to use pesticides, and what pesticides to use.
NPIC has resources to make your job easier:
- We have a library of pesticide information that can help you choose pesticides with lower risk.
- We can help you understand the impact of pesticides on the health of your family, animals, and wildlife.
- We have contact information for other resources that may help you and your farm.
Learn more from the following:
How can I protect myself and others from pesticides?
Many small farmers work where they live. These resources have information about reducing the risks of pesticides for you and your family.
Choosing and using pesticides
Resources for help reading and interpreting pesticide labels:
More about pesticides and their ingredients:
How to store and dispose of pesticides:
Protecting the environment from pesticides
Resources about pesticides and bees:
Pest identification and control resources
Pest identification and biology are important parts of integrated pest management (IPM) to reduce pest problems. Find a local or regional expert who can help.
If you have questions about this, or any pesticide-related topic, please call NPIC at 800-858-7378 (8:00am - 12:00pm PST), or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last updated August 11, 2022