Iowa Farmer Sues Over Paraquat Exposure – DTN May 20, 2021
An Iowa farmer is the latest producer to file a class-action lawsuit arguing that Syngenta and Chevron USA failed to notify users of the alleged dangers of using paraquat-based pesticides, […]
Paraquat: EPA Issues Interim Registration – DTN Oct 23, 2020
EPA released a flurry of interim registration decisions for 13 pyrethroid insecticides and one herbicide, paraquat, on Thursday morning. The decisions remain interim and not finalized, as the agency still […]
Louisiana: Paraquat and Pre-Certification Training Aug 25, 2020
It’s that time of year when producers are starting to desiccate soybeans to aid in harvesting. The product that many producers use is paraquat. As many of you should be […]
Recent burndowns that are targeting Palmer amaranth with paraquat are working quite well on that weed. Unfortunately, that is not the case on some grass weeds like barnyardgrass, junglerice and […]
Michigan: New Rules for Using Paraquat Mar 27, 2020
Growers using paraquat need to be aware of new requirements issued by the Environmental Protection Agency.
This year, more training will be required and for a wider range of herbicides. If you haven’t versed yourself on what’s needed, here’s a quick overview. Keep in mind, too, […]
California: Paraquat Regs Change – Ensure You Comply Jan 31, 2020
As the 2020 growing season approaches, California growers, PCAs and handlers will have new regulations to take into consideration. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the new requirements […]
New herbicide products and industry news about weed management for 2020.
As required by EPA’s Paraquat Dichloride Human Health Mitigation Decision and amended paraquat dichloride (a.k.a. paraquat) product labels, certified applicators must successfully complete an EPA-approved training program before mixing, loading, […]
The EPA implemented new regulations and label updates in 2016 to emphasize paraquat toxicity and reduce exposure to workers who mix, load, and apply herbicide products containing paraquat.