Pesticide Safety Miniposter IPM: Beyond Spraying 1

R. W. Baldwin, S. K. Hill, Philip Koehler, J. C. Medley, and P. A. Mitola 2

Figure 1. Preview image of ENY-2016/IN928
Figure 1.  Preview image of ENY-2016/IN928


Being a pest manager is much more than just spraying pesticides. There is an entire process of diagnosing the pest situation and developing a plan using an integrated approach. This poster acquaints new pest control technicians with the steps in integrated pest management (IPM). The poster has quick response (QR) codes that direct smartphones to short videos highlighting each step in the IPM Process.

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1. This document is ENY-2016, one of a series of the Department of Entomology and Nematology, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date March 2012. Reviewed September 2018. Visit the EDIS website at for the currently supported version of this publication.
2. R. W. Baldwin, assistant professor; S. K. (Larrick) Hill, graduate assistant; Philip Koehler, endowed professor; J. C. Medley, communications specialist; Department of Entomology and Nematology; and P. A. Mitola, training specialist, FDACS (Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services); UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

Use pesticides safely. Read and follow directions on the manufacturer's label.