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Corner of TabNotes From the Field: 2001-2002 Results Corner of TabHighlights

See the table below for details on participants and quantities of cancelled, suspended, and unusable pesticides collected during the November 2001 through May 2002 Cleansweep events.

Current Results

Date County Number of Participants
Type of Participants Pounds of Pesticides Collected
11/6 Escambia, Santa Rosa 25 Row Crop Farmers-33%, Golf Courses-25%, Pest Control-20%, Nurseries/Other-22% 12,036
11/7 Okaloosa, Walton 3 Row Crop Farmers-100% 1,030
11/8 Washington, Holmes 10 50% row crop farmers, 50% nursery, golf course, other 1,413
11/27 Bay, Gulf, Franklin 5 80% golf course, 20% pest control 2,775
11/28 Calhoun, Jackson 19 Row Crop Farmers 14,201
11/28 Gadsden, Liberty 13 Row Crop Farmers 7,771
2/5
Monticello
Jefferson, Leon, Taylor,Wakulla 19 17 Row crop farmers (tobacco, watermelon, tomatoes) and 1 nursery 9,476
2/6
Live Oak
Hamilton, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor 13 row crops, 2 nursery,
and 1 pest control
8,185
2/7
Raiford
Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Columbia, Union 15 golf courses, row crop farmers, nurseries, 1 pest control 11,507
2/26
Bell
Dixie, Gilchrist, Lafayette, Taylor 5 row crop farmers 5,167
2/27
Bronson
Alachua, Levy 16 mainly row crop farmers, some golf courses, nurseries, pest control companies 27,650
2/28
Elkton
Putnam, St. Johns 26 mainly row crop farmers and golf courses, some turf, nurseries and pest control 23,415
3/1
Callahan
Clay, Duval, Nassau 5 row crop farmers, nurseries, golf courses and pest control 1,274
4/23
Immokalee
Collier, Hendry, Lee 27 mainly row crop farmers, vegetable growers and citrus growers; some golf courses and pest control 19,872
4/24
Punta Gorda
Charlotte, DeSoto, Lee, Manatee, Sarasota 37 mostly golf courses and pest control; some row crop farmers & nurseries 23,661
5/14
Western Broward County
Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach 29 mostly nurseries and golf courses, some growers, pest control, other. 12,418
5/15
Palm City
Martin, Palm Beach, St. Lucie 49 mostly golf courses, some nurseries 23,098
5/16
Vero Beach
Indian River, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, St. Lucie 41 mostly row crops, golf courses and pest control 18,733
Total Number of Participants Total Participants Total Pounds Collected
357 Row Crop Farmers, Golf Courses, Pest Control, Nurseries/Other 223,682

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Last updated: September 26, 2013

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