PAN Pesticides Database - California Pesticide Use

Pesticide Use in Solano in 2016, Sacramento Valley Region

Note: See Working with the Information on this Page section below for important notes about this data.

Basic Information about this county including contact information for the California County Agricultural Commissioner in this county.
Top 50 pesticides used in this county or region in 2016, with information on the identity, use type and toxicity of each pesticide, as well as gross pounds used, application rate, acres planted, and number of applications.
Top crops and sites for chemical use in this county or region in 2016, with information on gross pounds used, application rate, acres planted, and number of applications.

Basic County Information for Solano

Agricultural Commissioner Contact Information
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Solano
Susan E. Cohen
501 Texas St.
Fairfield, CA 94533
Phone:707-421-7465
Fax: 707-429-0827
Email: agcomm48@solanocounty.com
Web: http://www.solanocounty.com/Department/Department.asp?NavID=62

For more detailed county agricultural contact information, see the CDFA County Ag Liaison Office.

Top 50 Pesticides Used on All Sites in Solano in 2016


Totals for 2003 and later may be under-reported due to omission of adjuvants in DPR's data since that time.
Chemical Name
(CA Chem Code)
Chemical Class PAN Bad Actor Gross
Pounds
Application Rate
Pounds per acre treated
Acres Planted
where all or part
has been sprayed
Acres Treated
All Chemicals (NA, 00)
Not Listed 1,346,220 0.66 174,939 1,752,890
Uses:
Sulfur (560)
Inorganic Not Listed 448,573 14.3 11,041 31,319
Uses: Fungicide, Insecticide
Glyphosate, potassium salt (5820)
Phosphonoglycine Yes 131,216 1.55 58,282 81,871
Uses: Herbicide
Glyphosate, isopropylamine salt (1855)
Phosphonoglycine Yes 88,662 1.57 26,388 28,609
Uses: Herbicide
Mineral oil, refined (401, 3846, 3847, 2601, 2106, 2045, 2768)
Petroleum derivative-Saturated Not Listed 72,804 5.33 10,221 12,866
Note! Data for Mineral oil, refined summarizes data from 2 or more chem codes and may not agree with DPR summaries which total data for each chem code.
Uses: Herbicide, Plant Growth Regulator, Insecticide, Adjuvant, Solvent
Methyl soyate (3519)
Fatty acid ester Not Listed 43,418 0.51 48,334 84,311
Uses: Adjuvant
Pendimethalin (1929)
2,6-Dinitroaniline Not Listed 32,531 2.33 17,370 13,052
Uses: Herbicide
Copper sulfate (pentahydrate) (161)
Inorganic-Copper Not Listed 32,116 - - -
Uses: Fungicide, Algaecide, Insecticide, Water Treatment, Molluscicide
Paraquat dichloride (1601)
Bipyridylium Yes 25,533 1.13 18,255 22,677
Uses: Herbicide
Methyl bromide (385)
Halogenated organic Yes 24,664 303.7 94.0 81.2
Uses: Fumigant, Insecticide, Herbicide, Nematicide
Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol (1743, 1397, 3999, 5755)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 20,686 0.18 92,295 111,148
Note! Data for Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol summarizes data from 2 or more chem codes and may not agree with DPR summaries which total data for each chem code.
Uses: Adjuvant, Plant Growth Regulator, Soap or Surfactant
Copper hydroxide (151)
Inorganic-Copper Not Listed 19,271 1.41 10,291 13,631
Uses: Fungicide, Microbiocide, Nematicide
2,4-D, dimethylamine salt (806)
Chlorophenoxy acid, salt, or ester Not Listed 18,799 0.83 23,218 21,860
Uses: Herbicide
Metolachlor, (S) (5133)
Chloroacetanilide Yes 17,647 1.67 10,867 10,544
Uses: Herbicide
Ammonium sulfate (1363)
Inorganic Not Listed 17,249 0.18 67,206 84,632
Uses: Herbicide, pH Adjustment
Mineral oil, unrefined (765, 763, 473)
Petroleum derivative-Aromatic Yes 16,587 11.5 1,882 1,429
Note! Data for Mineral oil, unrefined summarizes data from 2 or more chem codes and may not agree with DPR summaries which total data for each chem code.
Uses: Insecticide, Adjuvant, Herbicide, Fungicide
Sodium percarbonate (5785)
Inorganic Not Listed 13,175 - - -
Uses:
Mancozeb (211)
Dithiocarbamate-ETU, Inorganic-Zinc Yes 12,806 1.54 6,049 7,910
Uses: Fungicide
Glutaraldehyde (139)
Not Listed 12,434 - - -
Uses: Microbiocide, Fungicide
Oxyfluorfen (1973)
Diphenyl ether Yes 11,611 0.28 36,645 38,727
Uses: Herbicide
Chlorothalonil (677)
Substituted Benzene Yes 11,543 2.23 4,540 4,916
Uses: Fungicide
Trifluralin (597)
2,6-Dinitroaniline Not Listed 9,181 0.60 15,308 15,286
Uses: Herbicide
Kaolin (2629)
Inorganic Not Listed 9,080 9.11 1,601 996.2
Uses: Insecticide, Adjuvant, Fungicide, Microbiocide
Chloropicrin (136)
Inorganic Yes 8,692 106.6 81.0 81.5
Uses: Fumigant, Nematicide
Lime-sulfur (358)
Inorganic Not Listed 7,810 26.6 363.7 293.1
Uses: Insecticide, Fungicide
Sodium bromide (1103)
Inorganic Not Listed 7,149 - - -
Uses: Molluscicide, Herbicide, Insecticide, Microbiocide
Glufosinate-ammonium (3946)
Phosphonoglycine Not Listed 7,145 0.73 10,425 9,534
Uses: Herbicide
Orthoboric acid (769)
Inorganic Not Listed 7,059 - - -
Uses: Insecticide
Triclopyr, triethylamine salt (2131)
Chloropyridinyl Not Listed 6,868 1.32 616.0 62.8
Uses: Herbicide
Oleic acid, ethyl ester (3933)
Fatty acid ester Not Listed 6,597 0.41 14,347 15,884
Uses: Plant Growth Regulator, Adjuvant
Calcium hypochlorite (326)
Inorganic Not Listed 6,536 7.19 - 94.9
Uses: Algaecide, Water Treatment
Oleic acid, methyl ester (2266)
Fatty acid ester Not Listed 6,372 0.42 14,590 13,394
Uses: Adjuvant
Ethalfluralin (2166)
2,6-Dinitroaniline Not Listed 6,102 1.45 4,184 4,199
Uses: Herbicide
Copper oxychloride (156)
Inorganic-Copper Not Listed 5,820 0.75 6,703 7,756
Uses: Fungicide
Metolachlor (1996)
Chloroacetanilide Yes 5,657 1.82 3,264 3,112
Uses: Herbicide
Sulfuryl fluoride (618)
Inorganic Yes 5,564 - - -
Uses: Fumigant
2,4-D, 2-ethylhexyl ester (1622)
Chlorophenoxy acid, salt, or ester Yes 5,251 0.81 6,728 6,384
Uses: Herbicide
Oryzalin (1868)
2,6-Dinitroaniline Yes 4,466 3.12 2,031 716.3
Uses: Herbicide
Chlorpyrifos (253)
Organophosphorus Yes 4,436 1.26 3,510 3,510
Uses: Insecticide, Nematicide
Ziram (629)
Dithiocarbamate, Inorganic-Zinc Yes 4,160 5.34 940.0 775.1
Uses: Fungicide, Microbiocide, Dog and Cat Repellent
Fatty acids, methyl esters (389)
Fatty acid ester Not Listed 4,088 0.88 4,191 4,647
Uses: Adjuvant
Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO) (2700)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 4,062 0.06 46,825 65,647
Uses: Adjuvant
Alkyl (C8,C10) polyglycoside (4015)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 3,899 0.11 20,887 23,498
Uses: Adjuvant
Endothall, dipotassium salt (1356)
Unclassified Not Listed 3,741 12.6 - 0.50
Uses: Herbicide, Defoliant
MCPA, dimethylamine salt (786)
Chlorophenoxy acid, salt, or ester Not Listed 3,689 0.52 7,446 7,100
Uses: Herbicide
3-(3-hydroxypropyl)-heptamethyl trisiloxane, ethoxylated, acetate (2610)
Silicone Not Listed 3,597 0.14 18,638 26,185
Uses: Adjuvant
Dimethoate (216)
Organophosphorus Yes 3,525 0.42 8,224 8,404
Uses: Insecticide
Ammonium nitrate (3052)
Inorganic Not Listed 3,371 0.04 55,343 69,097
Uses: Rodenticide, Microbiocide
Carbaryl (105)
N-Methyl Carbamate Yes 3,176 0.62 5,070 5,159
Uses: Insecticide, Plant Growth Regulator, Nematicide
Sodium chlorate (536)
Inorganic Yes 3,120 5.89 552.1 529.4
Uses: Defoliant, Herbicide, Microbiocide

Top 50 Crops and Sites for for All Chemicals use in Solano in 2016

Crop or Site
(Commodity Code)
Gross
Pounds
Application Rate
pounds per acre treated
Acres Planted
where all or part
has been sprayed
Acres Treated Application
Count
All Sites (00)
1,346,220 0.66 174,939 1,752,890 39,918
Wine Grapes (29143)
303,726 3.27 4,394 92,819 3,300
Tomatoes for Processing (29136)
194,686 1.20 10,122 162,694 2,742
Almonds (3001)
153,256 0.54 16,161 284,268 2,857
Uncultivated Agricultural Area (66000)
136,549 0.38 36,824 360,949 4,050
Walnuts (3009)
102,150 0.58 11,522 175,702 3,697
Alfalfa for Forage (23001)
91,510 0.28 25,272 332,397 3,917
Right of Way (40)
90,659 - - - 819
Landscape (30)
39,570 1.38 15.0 1.00 2,325
Prunes (5006)
29,516 1.53 1,733 19,271 353
Pears (4003)
27,379 3.15 307.4 8,678 183
Structural Pest Control (10)
24,080 - - - 7,551
Aquatic Industrial Uses (65503)
22,627 4.67 - 116.0 45
Sunflowers (29133)
16,168 0.51 6,692 31,695 422
Wheat (29139)
14,603 0.18 14,763 79,471 732
Outdoor Container Nursery (154)
9,953 1.24 383.5 8,023 2,302
Public Health Pest Control (50)
7,799 - - - 89
Uncultivated Non-Agricultural Area (67000)
6,740 1.44 2,397 4,677 222
Apples (4001)
5,363 1.61 187.4 3,324 116
Vegetables (28024)
5,218 7.19 - 94.9 9
Pumpkins (10011)
5,153 0.96 168.3 5,380 90
Safflower (29129)
3,923 0.83 2,265 4,699 105
Triticale (24011)
3,864 0.13 5,192 29,953 248
Dried Beans (15001)
3,838 0.29 1,517 13,068 197
Sudangrass for Forage (22011)
3,702 0.31 2,637 12,111 141
Perennial Ryegrass for Forage (22035)
3,670 0.26 3,210 14,035 130
Corn, Field, Dent (24002)
3,662 0.29 2,664 12,432 199
Watermelons (10008)
3,526 0.63 417.2 5,566 114
Bell Peppers (11003)
3,107 0.20 721.0 15,468 437
Corn for Forage (22005)
2,451 0.23 1,179 10,689 124
Commodity Research (99)
2,425 1.14 116.1 11.0 71
Peaches (5004)
2,006 3.97 63.9 500.2 76
Forage Grasses (22000)
1,966 0.21 2,016 9,517 88
Soybeans (28023)
1,958 0.30 400.0 6,619 107
Oats for Forage (22006)
1,766 0.25 1,588 7,111 88
Strawberries (1016)
1,514 68.5 8.50 22.1 11
Pistachios (3011)
1,508 1.05 175.0 1,430 45
Corn (29119)
1,452 0.13 378.0 10,883 418
Sorghum (29131)
1,188 0.31 921.9 3,867 72
Outdoor Propagation Nursery (156)
1,186 0.90 215.0 1,322 69
Cherries (5002)
1,098 0.73 77.2 1,494 189
Cucumbers (10010)
992.0 0.47 378.3 2,119 129
Horseradish (28011)
977.8 - - - 1
Barley (29103)
941.0 0.65 1,035 1,450 16
Aquatic Area (65000)
900.9 1.71 - 528.3 11
Garlic (14007)
616.8 0.18 154.0 3,394 29
Vertebrate Pest Control (80)
515.8 - - - 27
Tomatoes (11005)
483.8 0.50 166.0 976.3 47
Unknown (-1)
462.0 0.22 116.0 2,067 18
Olives (28014)
397.0 0.50 146.5 801.8 43
 
Working with the Information on this Page

* Complete 2001 data for Kern county was never submitted by the Kern County Agricultural Commissioners office. This missing data includes approximately 32,000 records totaling roughly 10 million pounds. An omission of this scale will significantly impact statewide trends.

** The 2005 data for Ventura county is incomplete because not all of the data was available at the time of DPR's release. Missing data includes mostly applications made in November and December. An estimate based on reported use in Ventura County during November and December from 2002 to 2004 suggests that the 2005 total pounds is underreported by approximately 500,000 pounds. The active ingredients most affected are captan and petroleum oil. See the DPR's 2005 PUR report for additional details.

NOTE! See methodology and documentation for California Pesticide Use Reporting for important qualifications on these numbers.

Click on the commodities name links for special caveats on the data for each commodity. For more detailed use information, including data for other years, search our California Pesticide Use database. Original source for all pesticide use data is the California Pesticide Use Report (PUR) dataset, collected and managed by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. Significant processing of the original dataset is required to generate the summary data presented here; see documentation for a full discussion of data handling.

NOTE! Comments on the accuracy of Acres Planted reflect PAN's analysis of acreage data from the California Agricultural Statistics Service (CASS) and Department of Pesticide Regulation Pesticide Use Reporting data. The method used to assess acreage accuracy is described in the documentation. Accuracy was evaluated for aggregate, statewide California acreage, but not for smaller regions (e.g., counties). See CASS acreage estimates for additional information.

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Definitions
  • Acres Planted is the planted acreage of the crop in the selected region where the selected chemical was applied. This figure may not be the total acreage of the selected crop. To obtain the total planted acreage for a crop or county, see the crop and county pages available from the Pesticide Use Search Page. See documentation for important distinctions between acres treated and acres planted.
  • Acres Treated is the acreage of the crop actually treated with the pesticide. Gross Pounds applied divided by Acres Treated is the application rate of the pesticide. The difference between Acres Planted and Acres Treated is best explained through an example:If a farmer has a 100-acre field and sprays 50 acres, then the Acres Planted will be 100 and the Acres Treated will be 50. If a farmer sprays 50 of their 100 acres three times, then the Acres Planted will remain at 100 acres, but now the value of Acres Treated will be 150. This figure may not be the total acreage of the selected crop. See documentation for further distinctions between acres treated and acres planted.
  • Application Count indicates the number of times this chemical was applied.
  • Application Rate indicates the total pounds applied to acreage divided by the total treated acres. Only pounds applied to acreage are used to calculate the application rate. This excludes pesticides used to fumigate stored commodities or other non-cropland applications. See documentation for important distinctions between acres treated and acres planted.
  • Chemical Class indicates the chemical classification of this chemical.
  • Chemical Code is the California Department of Pesticide Regulation code number assigned as an identifier for each chemical.
  • Chemical Uses indicates the major uses for this chemical, with the most common use listed first.
  • County Code is a code number that various California State agencies use to identify each California county. There are 58 total counties.
  • Field Count is the number of fields where this chemical was applied.
  • Gross Pounds indicates the total pounds used, including both pounds used on acreage and pounds used in other applications such as commodity fumigation.
  • PAN Bad Actor indicates whether this chemical belongs to the group of most toxic pesticides or not. See link for a full definition of this term.