Missouri: Top 3 Pesticide Safety Updates Mar 10, 2022

🕔Mar 10, 2022
1. Increased Protection for Endangered Species The US EPA implemented a new policy on January 11, 2022. Prior to registering any new conventional active ingredient (AI), the US EPA will […]

EPA Advances Chlorpyrifos Ban – DTN Feb 25, 2022

🕔Feb 25, 2022
With three days until its de facto chlorpyrifos ban goes into effect, EPA doubled down on its decision, denying objections to the rule from agricultural groups and starting the process […]

Chlorpyrifos Food-Use Tolerance Cancellation Imminent Jan 14, 2022

🕔Jan 14, 2022
Last August, the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) announced that all food tolerances for chlorpyrifos would be revoked. This will take effect on February 28, 2022.  After the tolerances are revoked, […]

Herbicides: Republicans Criticize Recent EPA Regs – DTN Nov 24, 2021

🕔Nov 24, 2021
A group of 33 Republican legislators sent a letter to EPA on Monday, decrying the agency’s recent regulatory actions on several ag pesticides, including chlorpyrifos, glyphosate and atrazine. The letter […]

Ag Pushes Back on Chlorpyrifos Ban – DTN Oct 20, 2021

🕔Oct 20, 2021
More than 80 agricultural groups are asking EPA to delay any attempt to revoke the use of the insecticide chlorpyrifos as agricultural groups criticized EPA’s move to ban the pesticide […]

Chlorpyrifos Ban – 5 Things You Need to Know – DTN Aug 27, 2021

🕔Aug 27, 2021
After decades of litigation, EPA announced a plan to pull chlorpyrifos off the market last week. If you missed the breaking news story, see it here. But if you saw […]

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 […]

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