Pest Management: 3 Neonicotinoids Ruled a Threat to Endangered Species – DTN Sep 2, 2021

🕔Sep 2, 2021
Three common neonicotinoid insecticides were ruled “likely to adversely affect” thousands of endangered species and critical habitats, according to draft biological evaluations released by EPA on Thursday, Aug. 26. These […]

California Almonds: May Spray Considerations in a Tight Fiscal Year May 6, 2021

🕔May 6, 2021
Over the past month I have received numerous phone calls and texts asking different versions of the same question: When almond prices are low, how can a grower cut costs? […]

Ag Chemicals in Short Supply – DTN Apr 26, 2021

🕔Apr 26, 2021
Some agricultural chemicals such as herbicides and fungicides are in tight supply this spring as shipping backlogs and pandemic-related delays have run headlong into higher demand from increased row-crop acres […]

Corteva Sheds Dicamba Herbicides – DTN Apr 9, 2021

🕔Apr 9, 2021
Corteva pulled a developmental dicamba product from the EPA registration process, the latest in a series of moves to distance itself from controversial ag chemicals.

North Carolina Tobacco: Steward Insecticide Registration Confirmed Feb 10, 2021

🕔Feb 10, 2021
A new insecticide, Steward, has recently been registered in tobacco. Steward, with the active ingredient indoxacarb, is labeled for tobacco budworm, hornworms, and tobacco splitworm and has a unique mode […]

Court Halts Pesticide Ag Worker Rule – DTN Dec 31, 2020

🕔Dec 31, 2020
A federal court issued a temporary restraining order on Monday barring the EPA from implementing a new rule on pesticide application exclusion zones. A number of farm worker groups sued […]

Kansas Department of Ag Grant to Fund Disposal of Orphaned Pesticide Dec 4, 2020

🕔Dec 4, 2020
The Kansas Department of Agriculture pesticide and fertilizer program recently received a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7, to aid in the disposal of orphaned pesticide products. […]

Louisiana: Unwanted Pesticide Pick-Up Program Slated for December Nov 16, 2020

🕔Nov 16, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) has scheduled two more dates and locations to collect unwanted pesticides from agricultural producers across the state who need assistance disposing of […]

Pesticides: Those 24(c) Labels Look Doubtful After EPA’s Sudden Decision – DTN Nov 9, 2020

🕔Nov 9, 2020
State regulators are reeling from a sudden apparent policy change by EPA that will make restricting pesticides — such as dicamba — beyond the federal label much harder for states […]

Pesticides: Legislation Would Ban Some Chemicals – DTN Aug 6, 2020

🕔Aug 6, 2020
New legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate would ban organophosphate, neonicotinoid and paraquat pesticides, create a petition process to EPA for individual citizens, close loopholes on […]

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