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EPA Lawn & Garden Page

EPA's lawn and garden page has resources valuable for teaching consumer pesticide safety and environmentally-friendly pest management methods. This includes a series of videos on effective lawn care methods. Some show master gardeners helping consumers - obviously EPA was sensitive to the Extension partnership we enjoy with the federal agency and it state lead agencies in developing this content.

Online Training

Online Label Reviewers Training from EPA (valuable for trainers)

Online Training from VTPP (for applicators, trainers, master gardeners)

 

VDACS Pesticide Collection Program

Virginia's Pesticide Disposal Program is administered by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, with participation by Virginia Cooperative Extension, and the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services. The program assists agricultural producers, licensed pesticide dealers and pest control firms, golf courses and homeowners with the proper disposal of unwanted pesticides. The program is available at no cost to eligible participants. Visit the Pesticide Waste Disposal program website below for more information.

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PPP Publications

Purdue Pesticide Programs offers many books distributed at the PSEW for sale at a very reasonable cost.  Click HERE to go to their order page.

EHSS Respiratory Protection Program

Virginia Tech Environmental Health and Safety has a Respiratory Protection Program that can be very helpful to agents seeking occupational respiratory protection or as a resource for putting together an educational program. The program website is:  www.ehss.vt.edu/programs/respiratory_protection. The EHSS respiratory specialist is Valerie Pegues.

 
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