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Agricultural Chemical Use Database [USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service] - Provides interactive access to data from NASS on commodity acreages and active ingredient agricultural chemical use. Statistics are provided for selected states and crops only [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)]


Compliance and Enforcement - Information about environmental requirements. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)]


EPA's National Agriculture Center - Is the first stop for information about environmental requirements that affect the agricultural community [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]


Foodborne Illness & Contaminants - Explains the Food and Drug Administration's policies regarding food contaminants and adulteration [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]


Household Products Database - Health & Safety Information on Household Products [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM), Specialized Information Services]


List of Approved Herbicide Formulations and Adjuvants - Lists approved herbicide formulations for the Bureau of Land Management for the current fiscal year. Updated periodically. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Bureau of Land Management]


Midcontinent Agricultural Chemical Research Program - Homepage for the research on occurrence, movement, flux, fate, and effects of agricultural chemicals, such as pesticides, in 25 states by the Midcontinent Agricultural Chemical Research Project (MACRP) with links to study results and publications. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]


National Pesticides Information Center (NPIC) - A service that provides objective, science-based information about a wide variety of pesticide-related subjects [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

Northern Plains Agricultural Research Laboratory - The NPARL mission is to develop ecologically based strategies, technologies, and products for the sustainable management of crops and rangeland, and natural resource systems. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]


Office of Pest Management Policy [USDA] - Develops tools for assessing new soil-water-crop management schemes to make effective use of limited resources where salinity and/or pesticides are a concern. Includes the models, their descriptions and contacts [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)]

Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) - EPA activity of evaluating and reviewing pesticides and their use [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]


Pest Management Regional Centers [USDA Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension] - Locate information on pest management by tactic, state or commodity in minimized pesticide use, enhanced environmental stewardship, and sustainable systems [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Cooperative State Research Education and Extension (CSREES)]

Pesticide Data Program (PDP) - Data on pesticide residues in food, with an emphasis on commodities highly consumed by infants and children. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)]

Pesticide Product Information System (PPIS) - Data concerning all pesticide products registered in the United States [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP)]

Pesticide Product Label System (PPLS) - A collection of images of pesticide labels which have been approved by EPA [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

Pesticide Properties Database (USDA, ARS) - Database of pesticides with potential to move into ground and surface waters under a range of weather and soil conditions [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS), Alternate Crops & Systems Laboratory]

Plant Sciences Institute (PSI) - Weed Science Laboratory - Discovers and develops biological, chemical, and physical processes and principles (including bioregulation) that will improve pest management systems, crop production efficiency, conservation of natural resources, environmental quality, and support of re [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS), Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC)]


Quick Stats - Interactive database of agricultural statistics. Keyword searchable, and data can be filtered by commodity, location, and time. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Agricultural Statistics Service]


Salinas Agricultural Research Station - USDA-ARS - Determine the basic biology of virus diseases of sugarbeets and vegetables in relationship to etiology, epidemiology, vector transmission and pathogenesis. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)]

Soybean Rust Information Site - USDA's Web site supporting the goals of a coordinated response framework and providing stakeholders with timely and accurate information for managing soybean rust in 2005. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)]