One of the great utilities of using the internet is accessing production management resources. Many extension services make available several production guides that make for quick reference on pesticide recommendations. Provided below are links to multiple sources of regional crop pest management information that can be accessed on-line or downloaded as Adobe Portable Document Files (*PDF) for storage and access on your computer or printing as needed.
2008 Weed Guide coverU of Minnesota 2008 Cultural and Chemical
Revised for 2008 by J.L. Gunsolus, R.L. Becker and B.R. Durgan, professors and extension agronomists–weed science, P.M. Porter, associate professor, and A.G. Dexter, professor and extension sugarbeet weed control specialist. Other staff members with field crop weed control include G.A. Johnson, associate professor and D. L. Wyse, professor.
2008 North Dakota Weed Control Guide
R. K. Zollinger, NDSU Extension Weed Specialist and others. The information in this guide provides a summary of herbicide uses for many crops grown in North Dakota.
The Veg Edge
The web site provides timely, objective information about vegetable crop integrated pest management (IPM), with focus on insect pest management in the Midwestern U.S.
Midwest Vegetable Production Guide - 2008
A Listing of Fungicide Labels for Wheat and Barley (seed and foliar applied). The site is maintained by Dr. Char Hollingsworth, Extension Plant Pathologist, U of MN
2008 Field Crop Fungicide Guide
Compiled by: Marcia P. McMullen and Sam Markell
Extension Plant Pathologists in cooperation with the faculty of the Plant Pathology Department North Dakota State University.
2008 North Dakota Field Crop Insect Management Guide
Compiled by Janet Knodel, Extension Entomologist, in cooperation with Patrick Beauzay, Mark Boetel, and Denise Markle from the Department of Entomology, North Dakota State University.
Pest Management in Wisconsin Field Crops--2008
This comprehensive guide is authored by extension specialists in the weed science, entomology, plant pathology. The guide focuses on corn, soybean, forages, and small grains.
Sugarbeet Production Guide for Minnesota and North Dakota
This production guide will provide useful information to assist you in making timely management decisions
Pesticide Use Exemptions
FIFRA Section 18 Emergency Exemptions and
Section 24(c), Special Local Need
Access electronic copies of these special labels. Applicators must have copies of these labels in their possession for legal use.
Sect 18 - Authorized by EPA to allow States to use a pesticide for an unregistered use for a limited time when EPA determines that emergency conditions exist.
Sect 24(c) provides for registration of a pesticide product as a Special Local Need (SLN).
Minnesota Department of Agriculture:
Pesticide Labels on the Web
There are several subscription services for searching and accessing pesticide labels. To access current labels for free, the CDMSSM website is a good place to start: