Almost all online pesticide databases contain crop-specific product labels; very few include products labeled for animal use. A single online location for veterinary pesticide labels was needed. Led by Alec Gerry of the University of California at Riverside (UCR), veterinary entomologists from California, Washington, New Mexico, and Oklahoma contributed information on animal pesticide products registered in five western states (CA, WA, OR, ID, NM) and OK to a new, online, searchable, veterinary pesticide labels database named VetPestX, developed and maintained on UC Riverside's website. Animal producers and owners requesting pesticide information to manage pests are now routinely directed to VetPestX.
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Ferguson, H. J., Gerry, A. C., Talley, J. L., & Smythe, B. (2015). VetPestX: Finally! An Online, Searchable, Pesticide Label Database Just for Pests of Animals. The Journal of Extension, 53(3), Article 13. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol53/iss3/13