Dicamba: It was the 5th Most Used Herbicide in 2012, and Then… – Part 1 Nov 20, 2017

🕔Nov 20, 2017Dicamba will likely go down as the biggest agricultural issue in 2017.  This post will discuss some background information and then address several recent developments regarding the herbicide dicamba.   The […]

Arkansas: Pesticide Legal Issues Webinar, Nov. 1 Oct 27, 2017

🕔Oct 27, 2017The Agriculture and Food Law Consortium will present a free webinar, “From Farm Fields to the Courthouse: Legal Issues Surrounding Pesticide Use,” on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 11 a.m. Central. […]

Dicamba Faces State Restrictions Based on Weed Science Data – DTN Sep 18, 2017

🕔Sep 18, 2017Among all the buzz and blame surrounding the dicamba injury crisis of 2017, Purdue University weed scientists Bill Johnson and Joe Ikley have tried to answer a simple question for […]

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 […]

EPA Denies Petition to Ban Insecticide – Chlorpyrifos Apr 2, 2017

🕔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 […]

Bayer Gives Up on Fight with EPA Over Belt Pesticide Cancellation Oct 3, 2016

🕔Oct 3, 2016Earlier this year, we announced our intent to contest a decision by EPA to cancel one of our pesticide products, flubendiamide, marketed in the U.S. as Belt.  Bayer’s action was […]

EPA and Syngenta Reach Settlement Over Alleged Pesticide Violations Sep 19, 2016

🕔Sep 19, 2016The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)has announced a multi-region settlement with Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC (Syngenta) in Greensboro, N.C., for alleged violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act […]

Fungicides: Pulling the Trigger. Does it Pay? – DTN Jun 16, 2016

🕔Jun 16, 2016Whenever commodity prices drop, or even when they remain up, growers question whether a fungicide application will pay for itself, either by protecting yield, bumping it, or a combination. Fungicides […]

Pesticides in Bee Pollen Not Just From Commercial Agriculture, Says Study – DTN Jun 16, 2016

🕔Jun 16, 2016Midwest honeybees have a smorgasbord of dining options, but corn and soybeans are not their first choice of entrees. Instead, pollinators make a beeline for clovers or find flowering weeds […]

Texas Sorghum: Comment Period for Transform Open Feb 2, 2016

🕔Feb 2, 2016The EPA has opened a brief public comment period for the TX Section 18 request for Transform on sorghum for SCA management. Please forward this message to all your sorghum […]

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