Security Websites

Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act of 2002

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Department of Homeland Security

Environmental Protection Agency

Extension Disaster Education Network

FBI National Security Awareness Program

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Fertilizer Institute

Food and Drug Administration

National Animal Health Laboratory

National Biosecurity Resource Center for Animal Emergencies (at Purdue University):

National Plant Diagnostic Network

Telephone numbers for state health officials

Terrorism Threat Vulnerability Self Assessment Tool

United States Department of Agriculture Educational Materials


The Complete Federal and State Compliance Guide for Hoosier Businesses. 2001. 440 pages. Order from Purdue University Press at (800) 933-9637 or via the Internet: http://www.btny.purdue.edu/PPP/

The Complete Book of Pesticide Management: Science, Regulation, Stewardship and Communication. Wiley & Sons. 2002. Ordering information: http://www.btny.purdue.edu/PPP/


Single copies of Purdue Pesticide Programs' publications can be obtained for $1 (except as noted) from the Purdue University Media Distribution Center (765-494-6794), or on the Internet: http://www.btny.purdue.edu/PPP/

PPP-18: Crop Production Recordkeeping System
PPP-19: Annual Field Records
PPP-21: Pesticides and Container Management
PPP-24: Pesticides and the Label
PPP-25: Pesticides and Application Certification
PPP-26: Pesticides and Their Proper Storage
PPP-28: Pesticides and Spill Management
PPP-31: Pesticides and Formulation Technology
PPP-32: Pesticides and the Community Right-to-Know
PPP-33: Pesticides and the Balancing Act
PPP-36: Pesticides and the Law
PPP-37: Pesticides and Material Safety Data Sheets
PPP-38: Pesticides and Personal Protective Equipment
PPP-42: Pesticides and Environmental Site Assessment
PPP-44: Pesticides and Planning for Emergencies
PPP-45: The Quick Response Emergency Plan
PPP-49: The Insurance Policy
PPP-50: Managing Farm Chemicals
PPP-51: Stay on Target: Prevent Drift
PPP-52: Pesticides and Risk Communication
PPP-54: The Why's and How-to's of Pesticide Recordkeeping
PPP-55: Company Bulletin Boards
PPP-57: Managing Farm Emergencies
PPP-58: Pesticides and Fleet Vehicles
PPP-60: Communicating With the News Media
PPP-61: Pesticide Safety Tips for the Workplace and Farm


Thanks to EPA Region 5 for the grant that partially supported the printing of this publication and that of Offering Sound Pest Management Advice to the Public (PPP-62), Pesticide Safety Tips for the Workplace and Farm (PPP-61), and Communicating with the News Media (PPP-60). Thanks also to the Indiana State Emergency Management Agency for partially supporting the printing of this publication and to the talented Steve Adduci for his illustrations.

The following reviewers provided insightful suggestions that greatly improved the technical accuracy of this publication.

Don Allen, Indiana Department of Health
Sandra Amass, Purdue University
Brent Bible, Indiana State Police
Wayne Buhler, North Carolina State University
James Burnette, North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Linda Chezem, Indiana University
Edward Clendenin, Losses Limited, Inc.
Clinton Cragen, Indiana Farmer Union
Clark Cummings, Safe LLC
A. J. Dye, United States Department of Agriculture
Fred Fishel, University of Missouri-Columbia
Scott Gabbard, Purdue University
John Ginda, United Farm Family Mutual Insurance Company
Paul Grospitch, CFE
Paul Guillebeau, University of Georgia
Mark Hansen, Michigan State University
Donald Horning, Countrymark Cooperative
Dorel Hunt, Indiana Department of Environmental Management
William Leininger, Hamilton County Co-op
Rick McGill, North Vernon Fire Department
Charles McPeake, University of Georgia
Steve Miller, Foremost Farms
Michael Olexa, University of Florida
Rick Oliver, Haley's Lock, Safe, and Keys
John Parks, University of Georgia
Max Roach, LaPorte County Farm Bureau
Steve Salamon, Excell Co-op
Sharron Stewart, North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
John Ward, United States Environmental Protection Agency