Use an integrated pest management (IPM) program to manage pests.
- Buy only the amount of pesticide needed for one season.
- For each application, calculate how much diluted pesticide is required for the job. Use all the mixed pesticide in accordance with label instructions.
- Use older pesticides first so that products are less likely to go out of date before use.
- Apply rinse water containing pesticide residue to labeled-use sites.
Compiled by Wayne Buhler, PhD.