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.
New EPA evaluations for three common herbicides have created mixed reactions from farmer and environmental advocacy groups. Learn more here!
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.
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!
In April 2021, the EPA opened up the public comment period for possible regulation changes regarding the popular mosquito control insecticide malathion.
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
In March, the EPA released interim decisions and made updates to label language for four Pyridines and Pyrimidines herbicides to address ecological risks.
An environmental group discovered multiple herbicides and insecticides contain PFAS – a chemical that can lead to health issues. Here’s the EPA’s response,
With a new administration and new executive orders, the future of the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos is in doubt.
This blog reviews the new WPS Application Exclusion Zone (AEZ) requirements enacted by the EPA in Dec 2020.