East Texas Ag News: Pesticide tips for vegetable gardeners

EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - As vegetable gardeners treat for weeds, diseases and insects or pests in their garden, they need to be mindful of the products pre-harvest interval.

Known as PHI, the pre-harvest interval is on a pesticide label and it refers to a specific time period following a pesticide application where a crop must stay in a field or garden and cannot be removed.

This applies to home gardeners and large farms.

Everyone must read the label to make sure that every crop is safe.

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