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

🕔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, 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, 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, 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 […]

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 […]

Army Cutworms Already Hitting Wheat and Canola – DTN

🕔Mar 17, 2017Farmers aren’t the only ones waiting to see how wheat comes out of dormancy this year. Army cutworms may also be lurking just beneath the surface, ready to eat newly […]

Cotton: Boll Weevil Still a Problem? New Bt Protein Targets and Kills – DTN

🕔Mar 13, 2017Brazilian scientists have successfully inserted a Bt protein into cotton plants to target and kill the cotton boll weevil (CBW). The boll weevil was a major cotton pest in the […]

Dicamba Herbicide: Environmental Groups Sue EPA as Some States Set up Application Limits – DTN

🕔Jan 24, 2017Environmental groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Friday in attempt to force the agency to take another look at the conditional use permit approved for the herbicide dicamba as […]

Soybean Yield Increase: Lower Planting Rate Plus a Proven Seed Treatment, Study says – DTN

🕔Jan 24, 2017A new study from the University of Wisconsin holds some good news for soybean growers facing tight margins in 2017.  The research, led by Extension agronomist Shawn Conley and Ph. […]

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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