The following web sites provide excellent starting points for information about entomology. The resources are primarily focused on the New York region, but also include some tools for obtaining national data.
Cornell Cooperative Extension links the research and extension efforts at Cornell University, the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, providing the knowledge to maximize New York State’s agricultural and natural resources.
Administered at Cornell University and funded by grants from the USDA, the Northeastern IPM Center promotes the development and adoption of integrated pest management (IPM), a sound, sensible approach to dealing with pests and pesticide problems.
The National Institute of Environmental Health Safety (NIEHS) gathers information about health concerns related to pesticide use, as well as natural pesticide alternatives and pest control fact sheets in English, Spanish, and Arabic.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is the state agency that regulates pesticides and is responsible for compliance assistance, public outreach activities and, enforcement of the requirements in the Environmental Conservation Law. Learn more about pesticide product registration, worker protection standards, and more.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (Department), in cooperation with Cornell University, presents pesticides sales and application data collected under the auspices of the Environmental Conservation Law Article 33, Title 12, known as the Pesticide Reporting Law (PRL)..
The Pesticide Safety Education Program or PSEP is a federally mandated program, whose primary mission is to provide objective information about pests and pesticides, promote sound decision making and safe handling practices to people who choose to use pesticides. The curated list of fact sheets provides a wealth of information related to: pesticide disposal and waste; groundwater information; pesticide application; poisoning and safety, and more.
The "New York State Pesticide Administration Database" (NYSPAD) portal helps you access information regarding pesticide: business/agency registration, applicators/technicians, training courses, training course instructors/sponsors and certification/recertification exams.