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

🕔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, 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, 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, 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 […]

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