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On-Farm Agrichemical Handling Facilities

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Northeast Region Agricultural Engineering Service

All elements of planning and building a pesticide storage facility are explained here. Components of a well-designed facility are described and illustrated — including storage room, mixing room, locker room, and an area for loading and rinsing equipment.


  • Building site considerations
  • Environmental requirements
  • Building ventilation
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Warning signs
  • Fire safety
  • Safety equipment
  • Personal emergency equipment
  • Security
  • Storage alternatives
  • Records


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