Reduced Chemical Use

Make sure to check out the links on the General Resources - Marketing Alternative Products page, starting with your state's agricultural resources.

 

Biointensive Integrated Pest Management

This publication provides the rationale for biointensive Integrated Pest Management (IPM), outlines the concepts and tools of biointensive IPM, and suggests steps and provides informational resources for implementing IPM.

https://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=146

 

National Agricultural Library: Ecological Pest Management

Find information about the combination of complementary methods to control pests that minimize or eliminate the use of toxic pesticides.

http://afsic.nal.usda.gov/ecological-pest-management-1

 

Reduced Chemical Cropping Systems

This resource page from the University of Manitoba contains information about pesticide free production as well as case studies of farmers engaged in reduced chemical farming.

http://umanitoba.ca/outreach/naturalagriculture/reducedchem.html