Best Management Practices for Agriculture

Here is a list of websites that provide information on management practices that prevent agricultural inputs from entering into the suface water

Almond Board of California

Water Quality

Groundwater Protection

 University of California 

Dormant Spray Alternatives
Integrated Pest Management (UC IPM)
Pestcides and Water Quality

Alternatives to Chlorpyrifos and Diazinon Dormant Sprays (PDF file)

 Coalition for Urban/Rural Environmental Stewardship (CURES) 

BMP Section
Vegetated Ditch Study
Agricultural Practices Report (PDF file)
Pyrethroid Insecticides - Orchard Crops
Pyrethroid Insecticides - Row Crops
Agricultural Publications
Urban Publications


 Natural Resources Conservation Service 

Nutrient & Pest Management
Irrigation Information Sites