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Pesticide Fact Sheets

Pesticide Background

“Pesticides” are substances that control various “pests”:  weeds (herbicides), fungus (fungicides), and insects (insecticides). Choosing a particular pesticide can be challenging and sometimes confusing.

Hopefully, these factsheets will help make that process a little less complicated.

Before using any pesticide, however, the target pest–be it a weed, an insect, or a fungus–should be correctly identified by a trusted resource.

A word of caution:  always take time to read the label to ensure that you are mixing, applying, and storing the product correctly.

Fact Sheets

Visit the Google Drive link below for the most current Herbicide, Insecticide, and Fungicide Fact Sheets!

Pesticide Fact Sheets

Sam Marshall, creator of these fact sheets, is the Horticulture Agent with the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Haywood County Center. For more information and questions concerning Brunswick County pesticide application and classes, contact the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Brunswick County Center by calling 910-253-2610 or by visiting our office at 25 Referendum Dr, Bolivia, NC 28422.