$20 Soybeans Might Justify Seed Treatments, New Study – DTN Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019Not so long ago, insecticide and fungicide use in soybeans was not very common. Even after soybean aphids invaded the Midwest, fewer than 10% of soybean acres received an insecticide […]

Chlorpyrifos: EPA Says No to Ban – DTN Jul 22, 2019

🕔Jul 22, 2019The EPA will not ban the insecticide chlorpyrifos, the agency ruled on Thursday, in response to a court order handed down in April. An EPA spokesperson, however, told DTN on […]

Chlorpyrifos Insecticide: California Moves to Ban it – DTN May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019California regulators are moving to cancel chlorpyrifos registrations in the latest of a series of moves targeting a key insecticide used by farmers. The California Environmental Protection Agency announced in […]

Chlorpyrifos, Main Ingredient in Lorsban, Gets Another Court Hearing – DTN Feb 8, 2019

🕔Feb 8, 2019The EPA will get another hearing on a federal court’s 2018 order to ban all chlorpyrifos registrations, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granted the agency […]

Texas Rice: Endigo ZC Gets EPA Crisis Exemption to Control Planthopper Nov 2, 2018

🕔Nov 2, 2018We obtained a Crisis Exemption from EPA for the use of Endigo ZC for control of the rice delphacid/planthopper attacking ratoon rice.  The infestation of this exotic pest occurred late […]

Grain Bin Pest: Fighting the Indianmeal Moth – DTN Oct 26, 2018

🕔Oct 26, 2018Throughout the growing season, you’ve done everything to protect your crops from pests. It’s only natural that you may want to breathe a sigh of relief now that your grain […]

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 […]

Cotton and Sorghum: Transform WG Insecticide Gets Section 18 Emergency Use Exemptions May 4, 2017

🕔May 4, 2017Dow AgroSciences has received Section 18 emergency use exemptions from EPA for Transform WG insecticide in select states for the 2017 production season. The Section 18 emergency use exemptions come as […]

EPA Denied Ban on Chlorpyrifos, Congressional Members Ask Why – DTN May 1, 2017

🕔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 […]

ChemChina’s Syngenta Buyout Approved but 3 Pesticides Booked to Go – DTN Apr 7, 2017

🕔Apr 7, 2017The Federal Trade Commission told ChemChina on Tuesday that the agency approves ChemChina’s $43 billion purchase of Syngenta AG, but will require ChemChina to sell the assets and licensing of […]

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