BMPs are practicable voluntary practices that are capable of preventing and minimizing degradation of ground water and surface water, considering economic factors, availability, technical feasibility, implementability, effectiveness, and environmental effects.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is responsible for the development, promotion and evaluation of voluntary Best Management Practices (BMPs) for pesticide use, and provides information on best management practices related to water and soil quality protection.
M.S. 17.117, Subd. 15. Commissioner's report.