Gardening Articles: Care :: Pests & Problems

National Pesticide Information Center

by Susan Littlefield


Want to find out about safe pest control strategies? Have a question about dealing with mosquitoes or ticks in your home landscape? Have questions about using pesticides as safely as possible or want information on the active and inert ingredients in a pesticide?

You can get these questions and much more answered at the National Pesticide Information Center. This website, a cooperative agreement between Oregon State University and the U.S. Environmental Protections Agency, provides objective, science-based information about pesticides and pesticide-related topics. Not only is there a wealth of information available, you can call or email the center with questions and receive assistance in a wide range of languages. Downloadable pesticide fact sheets and podcasts cover many commonly asked questions. Another section helps you locate local pesticide and pest control information for your state.

To access this helpful website, go to National Pesticide Information Center

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