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Felsot to serve as ESA’s EPA-OPP expert liaison

Allan Felsot, a professor and extension specialist at Washington State University, has been selected to serve as a subject matter expert (SME) and liaison with the EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (EPA-OPP). ... more »

EPA moves to cancel flubendiamide insecticide

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its intent to cancel all Bayer CropScience and Nichino America flubendiamide products that pose a risk to aquatic invertebrates that are important to the health of aquatic environments. Required studies showed... more »

Bayer refuses EPA’s request to cancel use of flubendiamide

Crop Science, a division of Bayer, announced it has refused a request by the EPA to voluntarily cancel the uses of flubendiamide in the United States and instead will seek a review of the product’s... more »

Dow AgroSciences receives EPA registration for Resicore

The EPA has approved the registration of Dow AgroSciences' Resicore herbicide, which will be available to growers for the 2016 growing season. Resicore gives corn growers a new way to eliminate herbicide-resistant weeds and protect yield... more »

EPA releases report on neonicotinoid risk to bees

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a preliminary pollinator risk assessment for the neonicotinoid insecticide, imidacloprid, which shows a threat to some pollinators. EPA’s assessment, prepared in collaboration withCalifornia’s Department of Pesticide Regulation, shows... more »

UC to host workshops on IPM, EPA cancellation of chlorpyrifos

The University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) will host a series of workshops from Jan. 7 through Feb. 5 on new pesticide regulations and integrated pest management (IPM) decision-making. A critical... more »

New worker protection rules impact farm, greenhouse workers

Owners of farms, forests, nurseries and greenhouses that use pesticides in agricultural plant production will have to implement additional safeguards for their pesticide handlers and agricultural workers under a revision to the Worker Protection Standard.... more »

Michigan Farm Bureau sues EPA over WOTUS

Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) Oct. 26 joined the growing list of combatants targeting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the implementation of its rule redefining “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) in the Clean Water Act.... more »

Marrone Bio Innovations receives EPA approval for Majestene bionematicide

Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI), a provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, has received EPA approval for its latest product, Majestene, a broad spectrum, high performance... more »

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