The Fifth Annual National Pesticide Safety Education Month – February 2022
Always follow all federal and state laws and policies regarding educational content and trainer credentials..
The purpose of National Pesticide Safety Education Month is to reinforce core principles of safe pesticide use with many audiences and raise awareness of and support for the land-grant university Pesticide Safety Education Programs (PSEPs).
Click on any of the topics below for more information on using pesticides safely:
Any group with an interest in the safe use of pesticides is invited to participate in National Pesticide Safety Education Month.
Ways to Participate
There are many opportunities to participate and promote safe pesticide use.
- Download the logo and use it with your February pesticide safety education efforts.
- Publicize the month using the trifold brochure or flyer. Click on the desired version and print ‘two-sided/flip on short edge’, or post the flyer on your website. Fold the trifold twice, so the logo is on the front and the orange panel is on the back.
This Web Page
The subpages in the National Pesticide Safety Education Month section (see links in upper left navigation frame) contain basic principles of safe use, educational links, a toolbox of ideas for participants, a quiz to test your knowledge of safe use, self-assessment questions to see how your own safe use practices stack up at work and at home, activity ideas, etc.
Go to ‘What Sponsorship Means’ to learn about the types of sponsorship and some of the impacts on pesticide safety education.