Helpful Sources

​Beyond Pesticides
http://www.beyondpesticides.org/

Beyond Pesticides – Least Toxic Control of Pests in the Home and Garden
http://www.beyondpesticides.org/alternatives/factsheets/index.htm

Beyond Pesticides – Pesticide-Induced Diseases Database
http://www.beyondpesticides.org/health/

Beyond Pesticides – Health Effects of 30 Commonly Used Lawn Pesticides
http://www.beyondpesticides.org/lawn/factsheets/30health.pdf

California Department of Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizing and Materials Program 

http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/egov/is/fert/

Cornell University, Department of Horticulture, Cornell Turfgrass

http://www.hort.cornell.edu/turf/

Environmental Working Group
http://www.ewg.org/

EPA
http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/lawncare/

Healthy Yards, Healthy Lawns, Health Environment
http://www.epa.gov/reg3wcmd/pesticideslawn.htm

Heavy Metal Analysis in Fertilizers Distributed in Minnesota
http://www.mda.state.mn.us/chemicals/fertilizers/heavymetals.aspx

How Many Pets are Poisoned by Lawn Pesticides?
http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/latest/pets-pesticides-47010505

Is Herbicide Exposure Placing Your Pets at Risk
http://www.ecochem.com/t_lawnchemicals_pet.html

Metal Content Analysis Information (WA, OR or CA)
http://www.aapfco.org/metals.htm

Minnesota Department of Health
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/risk/studies/metals.html

Northeast Organic Farming Association
http://www.nofa.org/

Oregon Department of Agriculture 
http://www.oda.state.or.us/dbs/heavy_metal/search.lasso

PAN Pesticide Database
http://www.pesticideinfo.org/

Pesticide Action Network North America  

http://www.panna.org/

Pesticide, Fertilizers Mixes Linked to Range of Health Problems
http://www.pmac.net/pesticides_fertilizers.html

Rodale Institute
http://www.rodaleinstitute.org/

Safe Fertilizer Information Institute
http://www.saffii.com/index.php/Safe_Fertilizer_Information_Institute_Home

Safe Lawns
http://www.safelawns.org

Safer Pest Control Project
http://www.spcpweb.org/

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service – Soil Food Web
http://soils.usda.gov/sqi/concepts/soil_biology/soil_food_web.html

University of Illinois Extension– Soil Testing Labs
http://www.urbanext.illinois.edu/soiltest/

 Washington State Department of Agriculture Commercial Fertilizer Database

http://apps.ecy.wa.gov/fertilizer/

Washington State Department of Ecology Fertilizer Database

http://www.apps.ecy.wa.gov/fertilizer/index.html

Wastelands –The Threat of Toxic Fertilizers
 http://www.pirg.org/toxics/reports/wastelands/

 

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