Neonics: EPA Seeks Input on Registrations for 4 Neonicotinoid Insecticides

🕔Feb 1, 2018There is an EPA open public comment period for ecological risk assessments for EPA registration review of four neonicotinoid insecticides. This open comment period ends Feb 20, 2018. The announcement […]

Texas Upper Coast: Bollworms Moving to Cotton as Grains Dry Down; Watch for Stink Bugs

🕔Jul 3, 2017I’d like to let everyone know that the comment periods for clothianidin and thiamethoxam’s preliminary pollinator assesment, and imidicloprid’s aquatic ecological assessment are currently open. The focus is mainly on […]

Neonic Seed Treatments: Yield Benefits vs.Potential Harm – Study Draws Conclusion – DTN

🕔May 23, 2017Farmers aren’t the only ones buzzing around busily during spring planting season. Honey bees also pick up their foraging pace at this time of year, when pollen sources abound. That […]

Indiana Corn: Neonics Pose Risk to Honey Bees, Yield Benefits Elusive

🕔May 22, 2017Nearly every foraging honey bee in the state of Indiana will encounter neonicotinoids during corn planting season, and the common seed treatments produced no improvement in crop yield, according to […]

EPA Releases 4 Neonicotinoid Risk Assessments for Public Comment – DTN

🕔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, 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 […]

Neonic Regs: EPA and Ag Groups Ask for Summary Judgment

🕔Sep 21, 2016The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should not be regulating neonicotinoid seed treatments in the same way it regulates other pesticide applications, the agency and a list of agriculture companies and […]

Neonics Underfire: Think You Need Them? Minn. Dept. of Ag Wants Farmers to Prove It

🕔Aug 30, 2016Concerns over the role neonicotinoids may play in pollinator health issues have prompted the governor of Minnesota and the state’s Department of Agriculture (MDA) to propose sweeping restrictions to neonicotinoid […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Neonics Provide Value to Mid-South Production

🕔May 12, 2016Neonicotinoid seed treatments provide significant economic benefits in Mid-South soybean production, according to a 10-year study conducted by scientists from four universities.

Pesticide Resistance: Thrips Show Resistance to Neonic Seed Treatments

🕔May 9, 2016Tobacco thrips, Frankliniella fusca, are seedling pests of peanut, soybean, and cotton throughout the southern USA. The adults and larvae feed on the developing leaves, causing injury during the very […]

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