Ohio Professional Applicators for Responsible Regulation (OPARR) was founded in 1984 after egregious legislation was introduced at the state and local levels relative to pre-notification of lawn care applications. The group has since grown to include members from all sectors of the nutrient and pesticide application industries.

What does OPARR do?

  • OPARR serves as the single voice of the pesticide and fertilizer industries in Ohio
  • Works closely with the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and other state agencies on matters of importance to our members
  • Monitors state budgets and legislation with our members' interests in mind
  • Serve as a resource for elected officials on pesticide, fertilizer and other areas of expertise of our members
Industry segments represented include:

  • Manufacturers, formulators and distributors of pesticide and fertilizer products
  • Lawn care company owners, managers and applicators
  • Golf course management
  • Sports field managers
  • Parks and recreation
  • Pest management
  • Nursery and landscape
  • Arborists

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