Table 4

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Pounds of pesticide active ingredients, 1998 – 2018, by general use categories. Text files of data are available. Number of Applications and Acres values are for production agricultural pesticide use only.

Year Production Agriculture Lbs Post Harvest Treatment Lbs Structural Pest Control Lbs Landscape Maintenance Lbs All Other Lbs Total Lbs
1999 189,339,531 2,072,525 5,674,180 1,412,279 7,936,292 206,434,807
2000 175,769,350 2,168,043 5,187,156 1,415,318 6,856,551 191,396,419
2001 142,763,823 1,462,507 4,922,610 1,290,244 6,325,521 156,764,705
2002 159,216,188 1,859,479 5,469,757 1,450,029 6,840,192 174,835,643
2003 161,056,091 1,785,861 5,177,132 1,975,913 7,527,645 177,522,642
2004 165,918,291 1,874,540 5,120,304 1,612,039 6,998,036 181,523,210
2005 178,372,742 2,267,314 5,625,436 1,775,723 8,517,944 196,559,159
2006 168,671,713 2,216,144 5,273,699 2,286,835 10,269,756 188,718,146
2007 157,485,086 2,279,837 3,967,384 1,672,457 7,346,123 172,750,886
2008 151,114,954 2,540,305 3,202,938 1,589,109 7,237,790 165,685,095
2009 147,123,572 1,479,857 2,911,101 1,345,217 6,018,006 158,877,753
2010 160,494,346 2,164,741 3,699,144 1,734,598 8,026,210 176,119,038
2011 177,652,685 1,548,110 3,149,112 1,723,641 8,743,815 192,817,363
2012 172,060,715 1,233,600 3,464,623 1,555,544 9,297,146 187,611,628
2013 179,133,450 1,499,982 3,804,614 1,465,712 9,939,639 195,843,398
2014 174,861,617 1,333,933 3,714,895 1,619,076 8,902,204 190,431,725
2015 195,202,577 1,475,329 4,216,880 1,690,582 9,314,939 211,900,307
2016 192,063,419 1,790,306 3,932,611 1,735,995 10,349,069 209,871,401
2017 188,635,436 2,176,128 3,641,311 1,583,886 10,324,411 206,361,173
2018 191,232,587 1,483,994 3,452,219 1,537,444 11,294,419 209,000,664