MODESTO, Calif. — Debug the Myths, a consumer education program sponsored by RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment), is on the road once again to help people understand the benefits of pesticide and fertilizer products. The consumer education program, sponsored by RISE, just finished a California trip that included stops in Fresno, Stockton and Sacramento. Activities included:
• “Team Up to Clean Up” events at local Boys & Girls Clubs designed to give club members the opportunity to gain hands-on landscaping experience while learning about the value of maintaining outdoor spaces.
• Educational sessions at local garden centers teaching consumers about numerous topics including mosquito and tick control, pest management and pets, and how to read product labels as a first step to selecting the right product.
• Fun, memorable activities encouraging further online engagement with Debug the Myths, such as green screen photos and an online quiz designed to answer the question, “What Pest Are You?”
• Behind-the-scenes tours for local media at minor league baseball facilities and golf courses.
finished on June 19 and its Sacramento stop included
Below is a slideshow of photos taken from stops in Sacramento and Modesto.