Source: University of Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has developed a new Web site to help pesticide applicators identify sensitive crops located near where they plan to apply pesticides (i.e., herbicide, insecticide, fungicide, etc).

Pesticide applicators are encouraged to use the pesticide-sensitive Crop Locator to identify any sensitive crops near a planned pesticide application site, and adjust their procedures (timing or application method) accordingly.

Commercial growers of pesticide-sensitive crops can enter their crop locations and contact information, which can then be viewed by pesticide applicators from a list queried from the database, or viewed from an interactive map of the state.

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