Pesticides in agriculture

Last updated on July 8, 2022

Information is available for agricultural producers on safe use of pesticides for protection of crops, livestock and the environment.  

Pesticide labels and new registrations

Information on new pesticide registrations, including Minor Use and Emergency Use Registrations, finding and reading pesticide labels, and the pesticide registration process in Canada. 

Pesticide use

Information about using pesticides, including guidelines for selecting and purchasing pesticides and resistance management.

Pesticide safety

Information on pesticide safety for agricultural pesticide applicators.

Pesticide emergencies

Guidelines for preventing and responding to pesticide-related emergencies including suspected poisoning, spills and fires.

Production guides

Production / Best Practices Guides are available for many commercial crops in British Columbia.

More information

Information on regulation of pesticides in British Columbia including certification and licensing of pesticide applicators:

Health  Canada:

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AgriService BC

AgriService BC

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Telephone: 1 888 221-7141