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Recent Additions

Aerial Pesticide Applications

Pesticide Applicator Credit Report (click here to see how many credits you have)

Cannabis and Pesticide Use

MDARD Advises Businesses, Consumers on the Sale and Use of Disinfectants

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Guidance - Availability Concerns and Locating Alternative Pesticides

Pesticide FAQs Related to Sanitizer, Disinfectant, and Antimicrobials


Agricultural Pesticide Dealer License 
All agricultural dealers in the state of Michigan must be licensed.

Driftwatch Organic Farm Registry
Registering certified organic farm-sites in Driftwatch

Golf Courses
Regulatory Requirements for Commercial Use of Pesticides on Golf Courses

Integrated Pest Management
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a pest management system that uses all suitable techniques in a total management system, to prevent pests from reaching unacceptable levels, or to reduce existing pest populations to acceptable levels. 

Pesticide Application Businesses
Licensing Information for Pesticide Application Businesses.

Pesticide Applicator Certification
Certification information for pesticide applicators and technicians.

Pesticide Notification Registry
The Pest Notification Registry allows someone with a physician diagnosed to be notified prior to a pesticide application to turf ornamental on property adjacent to the applicant.

Pesticide Registration
Registering pesticides for use in the State of Michigan.

Pesticide Regulatory Info
Regulatory Information Concerning the Pesticide Industry 

Restricted Use Pesticides in Michigan