Livestock Pest ManagementPages: 122 pages
A Training Manual for Commercial Applicators
by Edward Walker, Julie Stacheki.
Publisher: MSU Pesticide Safety Education Program
Edition: February 1996
Category: Michigan Category 1D exam on livestock pest management
MSU Manual Number: E-2601
Size: 1.32 Mb
This manual presents basic pest, pest management and pesticide handling information for persons who apply pesticides on animals or in places where animals are confined; Livestock Pest Management,category (1D).
For purposes of this manual, “livestock” includes poultry when used in general terms.
Pesticides are used by many people for many different purposes. Pesticides protect humans,
food and non-food crops, homes, pets, livestock and keep various industrial processes pest-free
and functioning efficiently. To better protect the environment and human health by assuring the
safe use and application of pesticides, the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) administers
the certification and registration program for pesticide applicators. Certification or registration
requires obtaining the necessary knowledge to purchase and safely use pesticides.