Colorado Department of Pesticide Education Program at Colorado State University

Colorado Department of Agriculture: Pesticides Program

Regulation and inspection

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) Division of Plant Industry (DPI) Pesticides Program has the following responsibilies:

  • To regulate pesticide distribution and use¬†in the state to prevent adverse effects on the individual and the¬†environment.
  • To inspect the sales of restricted use pesticides (RUPs) and the use, storage and disposal of pesticides and certain devices for pesticide application.

In this section, you'll find:

In addition, you can use the Department of Plant Industry Contact List to obtain more information from the CDA.


To file a pesticide drift or misuse complaint, contact

Pesticide Enforcement

or complete this form and mail to:

Matthew Lopez

Pesticide Enforcement Division

305 Interlocken Parkway

Broomfield, CO 80021


If you are looking for a pesticide residue testing lab, check out the following resources:

Pesticide Residue Testing Lab Resources 1

Pesticide Residue Testing Lab Resources 2




Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management:    Address   1177 Campus Delivery    Colorado State University     Fort Collins, CO 80523     Voice: 970-491-3947     Fax: 970-491-3862

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