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Georgia Department of Agriculture

Pesticides

Pesticides

Georgia Pesticide Use & Application Act

The Pesticide Program enforces state and federal laws pertaining to the use and application of pesticides. Under the Georgia Pesticide Use and Application Act, this program monitors the use of pesticides in a variety of pest management situations including commercial farming, lawn care/landscaping, forestry, public health, right-of-way, etc. It also licenses private and commercial pesticide applicators and pesticide contractors. Under the Georgia Pesticide Control Act the program licenses restricted use pesticide dealers and registers all pesticides for sale and distribution in Georgia. Additionally, the Pesticide Program licenses wood treatment facilities, inspects irrigation systems for chemigation, coordinates a pesticide container recycling program and waste pesticide collection program.

Licenses

 

Pesticide Products

 

Complaints & Incidents

The Georgia Department of Agriculture works diligently to ensure that pesticide applications are made in a manner that is responsible and in accordance with state and federal guidelines. Please complete the Pesticide Incident Form should you believe an alleged adverse incident has occurred.

Georgia Department of Agriculture
19 M.L.K. Jr. Drive SW Room 410
Atlanta, GA 30334 
Tele: 404-656-4958
Fax: 404-657-8378

 

Directory:

Jesse Kelly
Pesticide Program Manager
Tele: (404)-656-4958
Fax: (404)-657-8378
 
Brad Baker
Field Operations Manager
Tele: (404)-656-4958
Fax: (404)-657-8378
 
Adrienne Andrews
Pesticide Product Registration
Tele: (404)-656-4958
Fax:(404)-657-8378
 
Rick Hayes
Pesticide Program Special Projects
Clean Day Program
Tele: (404)-656-4958
Fax: (404)-657-8378
 
Rachel Futch
Pesticide Complaints and Enforcement
Program Operation Specialist

Tele: (404)-656-9371
Fax: (404)-657-8378
 
AgPest@agr.georgia.gov
Pesticide Applicator Certification and Training
Tele: (404)-656-4958
Fax:(404)-657-8378
 
 

 

Contact us with additional questions or concerns at AgPest@agr.georgia.gov

Frequently Asked Questions

 

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