Lorsban: EPA to Revisit Chlorpyrifos Petition – DTN

🕔Apr 23, 2019The EPA has until July 18 to address objections to its 2007 decision to reject a petition asking the agency to ban chlorpyrifos, as a result of an order issued […]

Farm Labor Legal Status – Congress Still Can’t Get it Done – DTN

🕔Apr 4, 2019The challenges of farm labor, guest workers and legalizing much of the farm workforce haven’t gotten any better in the past year, as Congress once again will search for a […]

Lorsban/Chlorpyrifos – EPA Asks For Another Review – DTN

🕔Sep 27, 2018A panel of federal appeals court judges in August ordered the EPA to cancel all chlorpyrifos registrations. Now, the agency is asking the court for a rehearing. In a petition […]

Court Orders Chlorpyrifos Use Canceled – DTN

🕔Aug 10, 2018EPA has been ordered to cancel chlorpyrifos registrations within 60 days, after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco ruled on Thursday the agency was […]

Minnesota: Chlorpyrifos – Remember Best Management Practices, Respirator Requirements

🕔Aug 8, 2018The challenges posed by soybean aphid resistance to pyrethroid insecticides have resulted in more growers turning to insecticides containing chlorpyrifos for management of soybean aphid outbreaks. Chlorpyrifos is an organophosphate […]

EPA Denied Ban on Chlorpyrifos, Congressional Members Ask Why – DTN

🕔May 1, 2017Two Democratic members of Congress want the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s inspector general to investigate Administrator Scott Pruitt’s decision to reject a petition to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos, in a […]

EPA Challenged Over Refusal to Ban Chlorpyrifos Insecticide – DTN

🕔Apr 7, 2017Three environmental groups have asked a federal appeals court to force the EPA to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos, one week after the agency denied a petition to do so.   […]

EPA Denies Petition to Ban Insecticide – Chlorpyrifos

🕔Apr 2, 2017EPA has officially denied a petition that sought to ban chlorpyrifos, an insecticide marketed under a host of U.S. brand names.  “We need to provide regulatory certainty to the thousands […]

Georgia Peanuts: Comments Needed on Chlorpyrifos Ban

🕔Jan 13, 2017EPA is moving forward with efforts to revoke all food use tolerances for chlorpyrifos (Lorsban and generic formulations). Stakeholders may enter comments related to this action on the EPA website […]

Soybean Aphids: 3 Insecticide Groups Face Resistance and Regulations – DTN

🕔Dec 12, 2016Soybean aphids are sneaky. Attacks seem to come out of nowhere, and recently, the pest has also sho wn an increasing ability to withstand insecticidal controls. That’s why entomologists such […]

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