The EPA recently released an updated draft biological evaluation on the effects of sulfoxaflor on pollinators. This blog discusses the context of this new evaluation and gives you the link to share your sulfoxaflor experiences with the EPA.
Category: Pesticide News
New Glyphosate EPA Evaluation Receives Mixed Response
New EPA evaluations for three common herbicides have created mixed reactions from farmer and environmental advocacy groups. Learn more here!
Benefits of Online, Company-Wide WPS Training
See how our online company-wide WPS safety training program can help save your business time and money!
EPA Ending Temporary COVID-19 Guidance
On August 10th, the EPA announced their June 2020 temporary COVID-19 guidance (and May 2021 amendment) for agricultural pesticide handlers will end on August 19, 2021.
California Declares Quarantine Against Spotted Lanternfly
Earlier this month, the California Department of Agriculture declared a statewide quarantine to try and keep spotted lanternfly from entering the state. Here’s everything you need to know as an applicator!
California DPR Encouraging Early Certification Renewal
After a difficult 2020 renewal season, the California DPR is encouraging applicators with M-Z names to submit their certification renewals early. Here’s a summary of what you need to know to make sure your certifications get renewed on time!
California’s Rodenticide Prohibition: Simplified
Earlier this year, California’s ban on second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs) started. Here’s a simplified FAQ document to help you stay compliant with the latest requirements!
EPA Extends Respiratory Fit Test Amendment
In May 2021, the EPA extended their “annual fit test delay” amendment to September 30, 2021. Read a simplified version of the new amendment here!
New Study Prompts the EPA to Reevaluate Popular Insecticide
In April 2021, the EPA opened up the public comment period for possible regulation changes regarding the popular mosquito control insecticide malathion.
EPA Seeking Comments on Minimum Risk Pesticide Program
Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it’s requesting public comments for possible policy changes related to minimum risk pesticide exemptions. If you regularly use pesticides classified as “minimum risk” and are therefore not regulated under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), read on to learn more about the potential changes and… Continue reading EPA Seeking Comments on Minimum Risk Pesticide Program