AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
INSECT PESTS AND PLANT DISEASES
430:28 Declaration of Purpose.
The purpose of this subdivision is to recognize the benefits of chemical pesticides in the economy of the state when applied in a safe, scientific, and proper manner; to safeguard public health and welfare and public assets in the soils, waters, forests, wildlife, and other natural resources of the state by insuring proper application of chemical pesticides; to provide for the scientific measuring and monitoring of residual pesticides in the waters and other natural resources of the state, and to establish accurate records of pesticides use in the state without superceding controls presently in force.
Source. 1985, 72:1; 375:3, eff. July 1, 1985.