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 […]

Virginia Cotton: Planning for Insect Buildup Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
I’ve been hoping this buildup would wait coincide with the third week of cotton bloom which will occur during first half of August, but corn is looking mature and it […]

South Carolina Tobacco: Transplant Water Products Apr 27, 2020

🕔Apr 27, 2020
I have had a few questions regarding mixing of products (Admire, Coragen, Ridomil, etc.) in the transplant water. In my experience, I have not had nor heard of any issues […]

South Carolina Tobacco: 2020 Pesticide Usage Apr 20, 2020

🕔Apr 20, 2020
It is important for tobacco growers to stay vigilant with what pesticides they are using and ensure they are using them correctly. Although a product may have tobacco production on […]

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