Neonic Seed Treatments: Canadian Farmers Struggle with a Phase Out – DTN Nov 1, 2018

🕔Nov 1, 2018Imagine having to ask permission every time you want to add an insecticide seed treatment to your corn or soybean seed.   That’s been the reality for Ontario grain farmers for […]

Virginia Peanuts: Does Imidacloprid Hurt Inoculants? May 4, 2018

🕔May 4, 2018There are concerns that imidacloprid-based insecticides for thrips control may negatively affect Rhizobia in inoculants when tank-mixed and applied in-furrow when plating peanuts. As we are just a week (or […]

Neonics: Fed Court Ruling Against EPA Puts Insecticides on the Hot Spot, Again – DTN May 12, 2017

🕔May 12, 2017A federal court in San Francisco ruled Tuesday, May 10, that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency violated the Endangered Species Act by not adequately reviewing 59 different registrations on neonicotinoid-coated […]

EPA Releases 4 Neonicotinoid Risk Assessments for Public Comment – DTN Jan 13, 2017

🕔Jan 13, 2017In a sizeable document dump, EPA released a number of preliminary risk assessments for 4 neonicotinoid insecticides on Thursday evening, as well as a revised registration review schedule for the chemicals. […]

Soybean Aphids: 3 Insecticide Groups Face Resistance and Regulations – DTN Dec 12, 2016

🕔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 […]

Embattled Imidacloprid Receives Relatively Positive Review On Invertebrates Nov 28, 2016

🕔Nov 28, 2016The embattled insecticide imidacloprid received a relatively positive safety review in terms of its effects on invertebrates, according to a press release from Bayer CropScience. A major new ecotoxicological review […]

South Carolina Peanuts: No More Propiconazole; Thrips Management Options May 16, 2016

🕔May 16, 2016Propiconazole and Phosphorus Acid:  As we all know, US-grown peanuts are sold both domestically and internationally. Both markets are very important. With regulations and concerns in some export destinations (the […]

EPA’s 2014 Pesticide Crop Sampling Within Legal Limit Feb 1, 2016

🕔Feb 1, 2016Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency released their 2014 review of pesticide residue levels on produce, grain, salmon, and infant formula, and found that 99 percent of the samples had […]

Cotton Industry Disputes EPA Ruling on Neonicotinoid – DTN Jan 7, 2016

🕔Jan 7, 2016The cotton industry is feeling the sting after the EPA concluded that the use of a popular neonicotinoid insecticide in cotton poses a high risk to bees. On Wednesday, the […]

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