Chemical Management

Crop protection chemicals can be valuable production tools, but they must be used safely, judiciously, and in compliance with state and federal regulations. Pesticide use in Washington State, from licensing and application to worker safety to storage is regulated by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Chapter covers the following topics:
  • Pesticide Safety and Selection
  • Pesticide Applicators
  • Mixing and Loading
  • Sprayer Maintenance and Calibration
  • Drift
  • Chemical Storage
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