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Pesticide Fact Sheets

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Pesticide Background

“Pesticides” are substances that control various “pests”:  weeds (herbicides), fungus (fungicides), and insects (insecticides).

Pesticide fact sheets were developed to educate homeowners on pesticide usage as well as chemicals readily available to the consumer.

As you review the documents, it’s important that you correctly identify the “pest” (weed, insect, disease) before selecting and using a pesticide. If you need help, feel free to give us a call.

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 currently the Horticulture Agent with the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Haywood County Center. Much of the product data collection was completed with the help of Brunswick County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers.

The sheets have been updated and edited by current Brunswick County Cooperative Extension Staff.

For more information and questions concerning Brunswick County pesticide application and certification 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.