Government Policies That Encourage Pesticide Use in the United States

  • Kenneth A. Dahlberg


While primarily associated in most people’s minds with agriculture, pesticides, insecticides, herbicides, rodenticides, fumigants, and other synthetic chemicals designed to kill undersirable insects, plants, and animals are used widely in society.1 Among the many nonagricultural uses are those in mosquito abatement programs, forestry, road and railroad rights-of-way management, urban pest management, lawn care, and household pest control.


Pesticide Residue General Account Office Farm Bureau Production Paradigm Agricultural Ethic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth A. Dahlberg
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  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceWestern Michigan UniversityKalamazoo

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