Contacts for Pesticide Questions

In Florida

County Extension Offices - One or more County Extension Agents in each county office offer training for pesticide applicators and the public on safe pesticide use.

Pesticide Information Office - University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

FDACS-Division of Agriculture Environmental Services - administers various state and federal regulatory programs for pesticides.

Florida Poison Information Network-A 24 hour poison emergency treatment and information resource for health care professionals and the public.


Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs -EPA Headquarters is in Washington, D.C.

EPA Region 4 Pesticide Programs-EPA Region 4 is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) -A service that provides objective, science?based information about a wide variety of pesticide-related subjects, including: pesticide products, recognition and management of pesticide poisoning, toxicology, environmental chemistry.

National Animal Poison Control Center -The ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center, an operating division of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), is the only animal-oriented poison control center in North America. The Center is an allied agency of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine.

EXTOXNET The EXtension TOXicology NETwork is a source of a variety of objective, science-based information about pesticides written for the non-expert.

Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisonings EPA's Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisonings covers toxicology, signs and symptoms of poisoning, and treatment for major types of pesticides. Its purpose is to provide health professionals with recent information on health hazards of pesticides and current consensus recommendations for management of poisonings and injuries caused by them.