Court Rules on Chlorpyrifos – DTN Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
The EPA has 60 days to either write a new rule to allow for the safe use of chlorpyrifos or halt all food residue tolerances of the insecticide, which would […]

Corteva Sheds Dicamba Herbicides – DTN Apr 9, 2021

🕔Apr 9, 2021
Corteva pulled a developmental dicamba product from the EPA registration process, the latest in a series of moves to distance itself from controversial ag chemicals.

Ag Policy: Biden Targets Trump’s Deregulations – DTN Jan 28, 2021

🕔Jan 28, 2021
The ushering in of the Trump administration back in 2017 launched large-scale deregulation at the federal level, including agriculture. Just a week in office, President Joe Biden already has announced […]

EPA Proposes Chlorpyrifos Safety Steps – DTN Dec 8, 2020

🕔Dec 8, 2020
EPA announced a proposal on Friday to improve the safety of using the insecticide chlorpyrifos. The proposal follows a draft risk assessment the agency released in September. The EPA is […]

The Future of Chlorpyrifos (aka Lorsban) Continues To Dangle – DTN Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
EPA on Tuesday released its draft risk assessment of the insecticide chlorpyrifos, finding dietary risks in adults and children, as well as to professional handlers of the chemical. The agency’s […]

Minnesota Webinar: Chlorpyrifos Use for Soybean Aphid Control, April 8 Mar 11, 2020

🕔Mar 11, 2020
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) encourages pesticide applicators, farmers, and agricultural professionals to register for an upcoming webinar “Chlorpyrifos use in Minnesota” on April 8, 2020 at 12:00 CST. This webinar […]

Iowa: Corteva to End Chlorpyrifos Production – What Does It Mean for Farmers? Feb 25, 2020

🕔Feb 25, 2020
Chlorpyrifos is an organophosphate insecticide (Group 1B; IRAC) used to kill insects and mites on crops, buildings, animals, and other settings. All indoor uses of chlorpyrifos were phased out in […]

Lorsban Fading Away But Generic Chlorpyrifos Lives On (For Now) – DTN Feb 20, 2020

🕔Feb 20, 2020
Production of the insecticide Lorsban is ending, but its active ingredient, chlorpyrifos, is likely to remain on the agricultural landscape in the years to come. Corteva Agriscience took the industry […]

California Alfalfa: Chlorpyrifos Leaves The Market – Effects, Alternatives? Oct 12, 2019

🕔Oct 12, 2019
The end is near for chlorpyrifos (Lorsban) applications in many California crops, now on a faster timetable than previously anticipated. This results from a recent agreement between CA Department of Pesticide Regulation (CA-DPR) and […]

Chlorpyrifos Use In California – The End Is In Sight Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
The use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos — sold under various product names, including Lorsban — will end in California at the end of next year as a result of an […]

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