Tempers are running hot this year, as dicamba injury surfaces for a fifth year and EPA seeks to evaluate the success of the 2020 dicamba labels.
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, […]
Ag Input Suppliers Face Antitrust Lawsuit – DTN Jan 19, 2021
A new lawsuit alleges crop input manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers coordinated a boycott of online sales platforms such as Farmers Business Network and AgVend to prevent greater price transparency, a […]
China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs published import approvals for five GM (genetically modified) corn and cotton traits on Jan. 11. Some were approvals for new traits, namely MZIR098, […]
Syngenta Moves on Atrazine Lawsuit – DTN Dec 3, 2020
Syngenta filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit that challenged EPA approval of its herbicide, atrazine.
Corn: Final Syngenta Payments Coming – DTN Dec 1, 2020
U.S. farmers still waiting for checks from the Syngenta corn settlement, can expect to see those payments in the next couple of months as a result of a court motion […]
Aprovia Top fungicide from Syngenta, a broad-spectrum disease control tool containing two highly efficacious active ingredients, recently was approved for use in California. Aprovia Top delivers a potent combination to […]
In an effort to stave off above-ground insect resistance, the EPA is proposing phasing out many current Bt corn hybrids, as well as some Bt cotton varieties, in the next […]
As the fall seed-buying season advances, EPA is facing a major time crunch on its dicamba herbicide decisions. The agency had originally vowed to have a re-registration decision for four […]
Dicamba: Request to Ban Post Emergence Use – DTN May 4, 2020
On April 28, the Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO) sent EPA a letter asking that the agency consider banning postemergence use of four dicamba herbicides — XtendiMax (Bayer), Engenia […]