Delaware Department of

Pest Identification

The Delaware Department of Agriculture can help you to identify various pests that can affect your livestock, trees, and home at no cost.

Poultry and Animal Health Section

Pesticides Section

  • Identification of residential pests (bedbugs, termites, carpenter ants, rodents, etc.)
  • Staff can provide a list of companies and products registered in Delaware to treat these pests.

Delaware Forest Service

  • The Forestry staff can help diagnose tree health problems involving trees in your yard, woodlands, and community.

Plant Industries Section

  • If you find a swarm of honey bees on your property needing removal, beekeepers in each county can safely remove the swarm.


PLEASE NOTE: Issues concerning “wild animals” are handled by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Fish and Wildlife.

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