Pesticides and Wyoming Homeowners

Wyoming Agriculture

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Welcome to the Wyoming Homeowners and Small Acreage website. Here you will find information, tools and resources to protect your family, pets and the water when using chemicals.

For questions and comments, please contact the Wyoming Department of Agriculture.

Definition of pesticide as defined by Wyoming State Statute 35-7-354:

  1. (i)Any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any pests;
  2. (ii)Any substance or mixture of substances intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant, or desiccant; and
  3. (iii)Any substance or mixture of substances intended to be used as a spray adjuvant.

Did you know that these common household products are pesticides?

  • Cockroach sprays and baits.
  • Insect sprays and wasp repellents for indoor use.
  • Insect repellents for personal use.
  • Termite control products.
  • Rat and other rodent poisons.
  • Flea and tick sprays, powders, and pet collars.
  • Kitchen, laundry, and bath disinfectants and sanitizers, including bleach.
  • Products to kill mold and mildew
  • Lawn and garden products such as weed killers.
  • Swimming pool chemicals, including those that kill algae
  • Repellents that keep deer, raccoons, or rabbits away from your garden.