Pesticide Safety and Education

Explaining the smart sprayer

The ABC’s of NPK

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Nitrogen Phosphorus Potassium
Explaining the smart sprayer

National Pesticide Information Center

Online Resource

NPIC provides objective, science-based information about pesticides.

Grow Smart Grow Safe

Online Resource

A gardener's guide to choosing safer pesticides and garden products.

Cómo Evitar la Contaminación del Agua y la Deriva de Pesticidas

OSU Extension Catalog

Cuando se aplican los pesticidas, es importante evitar tanto como sea posible la contaminación del agua y la deriva de pesticidas. Esta lista de control puede ayudar. Las tres listas (antes, durante y después) le ayudarán a Ud. acordarse de los pasos que se deben tomar antes, durante y después de...

By Steve Castagnoli, Tim Stock

El control de polillas: Las bolas de naftalina y ostros metodos

OSU Extension Catalog

Spanish translation of PNW 606.

By Tim Stock, Dave Stone

Mothballs: Proper Use and Alternative Controls for Clothes Moths

OSU Extension Catalog

There are many ways to control clothes moths, including sanitary, structural, and chemical methods. This broad approach is known as Integrated Pest Management. If you use mothballs, there are some things you should know to keep you, your family, and your pets safe.

By Tim Stock, Dave Stone

2018 PNW Insect Management Handbook

OSU Extension Catalog

A comprehensive guide to insect management in commercial crops and environments and in home landscapes and gardens in the Pacific Northwest. Covers pesticide safety and toxicity, protecting bees, adjuvants, mixing tables, calibration, and biological control. Other sections cover a wide variety of...
Explaining the smart sprayer

Calibrating and Using Backpack Sprayers

OSU Extension Catalog

Backpack sprayers are relatively easy to use--and to misuse. This video shows basic sprayer components and how to use them appropriately. It also outlines how to calibrate the sprayer, calculate application rates, and mix pesticides.

By Chal Landgren

Pesticide Drift Management

OSU Extension Catalog

Illustrated tips for reducing the risk of wind, thermal, and inversion drift of pesticide materials.

By Paul Jepson