Chlorpyrifos Food-Use Tolerance Cancellation Imminent Jan 14, 2022

🕔Jan 14, 2022
Last August, the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) announced that all food tolerances for chlorpyrifos would be revoked. This will take effect on February 28, 2022.  After the tolerances are revoked, […]

Pesticide Storage: Protect Others, the Environment, and Your Investment Nov 5, 2021

🕔Nov 5, 2021
Pesticides are not cheap and represent a significant investment for many agricultural producers and others who use pesticides regularly. Generally, most pesticides are intended to have a 2 to 3 […]

Kentucky: Prevent Cutworm Damage to Cut Losses Apr 7, 2021

🕔Apr 7, 2021
Cutworms are cool-weather, early-season pests of many cultivated plants. Often before crops are even planted, the small instar cutworms may be feeding on winter-annual weeds in fields. When winter-annual weeds […]

Kentucky: Expanded Testing For Commercial Applicator Licenses Mar 17, 2021

🕔Mar 17, 2021
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has expanded the locations for persons to test for commercial and noncommercial applicator licenses. In addition to the Frankfort and Gilbertsville locations that have […]

Kentucky: Pesticide Training and Certification and Covid-19 Jan 20, 2021

🕔Jan 20, 2021
Applying pesticides safely and effectively takes training and experience. Applying pesticides improperly can result in risks to one’s health, to food safety, and to the environment. From a regulatory perspective, […]

Kentucky Sweet Sorghum: Section 18 for Approved for Sivanto Prime Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
Once again, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved a Section 18 Emergency Exemption for Sivanto Prime use against sugarcane aphid on sweet sorghum in 2020. This is the fifth year […]

Hemp: EPA Approves Use of 10 New Pesticide Products Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
Last Month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has approved 10 pesticides for use on Hemp for the 2020 growing season. Nine of these products are biopesticides and […]

12 Elements of Good Pesticide Storage Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019
With the outdoor growing season winding done, applicators are storing pesticides until next year. Storing these pesticides properly helps to protect your investment and protect other persons and environment. Because […]

Kentucky Hemp: Heligen Registered to Manage Corn Earworm Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019
A naturally occurring baculovirus (Helicoverpa zea nucleopolyhedrovirus) with the commercial name of Heligen was registered in Kentucky under FIFRA Section 24(c) (Heligen 24c KY190041 SLN Acknowledgement Letter_20190925). This is a highly specific […]

Kentucky Hemp: Corn Earworm Outbreaks Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019
Helicoverpa zea (formerly Heliothis zea) is an insect that affects many crops and is known with different common names, depending on the crop it affects: cotton bollworm, soybean podworm, tomato […]

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