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110 STAT. 1512 PUBLIC LAW 104-170—AUG. 3, 1996 7 USC 136i-2. 7 USC 136r-l. 7 USC 136i-2 note. Reports. (c) RESIDUE DATA COLLECTION. — The Secretary of Agriculture shall ensure that the residue data collection activities conducted by the Department of Agriculture in cooperation with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Health and Human Services, provide for the improved data collection of pesticide residues, including guidelines for the use of comparable analytical and standardized reporting methods, and the increased sampling of foods most likely consumed by infants and children. SEC. 302. COLLECTION OF PESTICIDE USE INFORMATION. (a) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary of Agriculture shall collect data of statewide or regional significance on the use of pesticides to control pests and diseases of major crops and crops of dietary significance, including fruits and vegetables. (b) COLLECTION.— The data shall be collected by surveys of farmers or from other sources offering statistically reliable data. (c) COORDINATION.—The Secretary of Agriculture shall, as appropriate, coordinate with the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in the design of the surveys and make available to the Administrator the aggregate results of the surveys to assist the Administrator. SEC. 303. INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT. The Secretary of Agriculture, in cooperation with the Administrator, shall implement research, demonstration, and education programs to support adoption of Integrated Pest Management. Integrated Pest Management is a sustainable approach to managing pests by combining biological, cultural, physical, and chemical tools in a way that minimizes economic, health, and environmental risks. The Secretary of Agriculture and the Administrator shall make information on Integrated Pest Management widely available to pesticide users, including Federal agencies. Federal agencies shall use Integrated Pest Management techniques in carrying out pest management activities and shall promote Integrated Pest Management through procurement and regulatory policies, and other activities. SEC. 304. COORDINATION OF CANCELLATION. Section 2(bb) (7 U.S.C. 136(bb)) is amended— (1) by inserting "(1)" after "means"; and (2) by striking the period at the end of the first sentence and inserting ", or (2) a human dietary risk from residues that result from a use of a pesticide in or on any food inconsistent with the standard under section 408 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 346a).". SEC. 305. PESTICIDE USE INFORMATION STUDY. (a) The Secretary of Agriculture shall, in consultation with the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, prepare a report to Congress evaluating the current status and potential improvements in Federal pesticide use information gathering activities. This report shall at least include— (1) an analysis of the quality and reliability of the information collected by the Department of Agriculture, the Environmental Protection Agency, and other Federal agencies regarding the agricultural use of pesticides; and (2) an analysis of options to increase the effectiveness of national pesticide use information collection, including an