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Home > Ag Chemicals & Fertilizers > Pesticides > Reporting Pesticide Complaints > Agricultural Chemical Regulation, Inspection, Enforcement

Agricultural Chemical Regulation, Inspection, Enforcement


Agricultural Chemical Investigators

Agricultural Chemical Investigators (ACIs) visit farms, nurseries, greenhouses, co-ops, bulk storage facilities and routinely check for:

  • MDA regional ag chemical inspectors and field staff.Proper licensing
  • Working and safe condition of pesticide application equipment 
  • Evidence of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Adherence to product label specifications
  • Evidence of agricultural chemical application records
  • Environmental site compliance
  • Adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) for workers
  • Records of safety training and an updated Incident Response Plan

Compliance Assistance

Inspectors help educate pesticide applicators, dealers, farmers and ag workers about how to perform work safely. You can request a Compliance Assistance Visit with an MDA inspector in your region. 

Inspection Unit Office and Field Staff (PDF: 77 KB / 2 pages)