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Precision ag tools will help in the transition period as growers decrease pesticides more »

EPA announces accelerated action on four organophosphate pesticides

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an effort to expedite protections on some high-risk uses of four organophosphate pesticides. The Agency is releasing the updated occupational a... more »

EPA proposes rule to protect farmworkers and pesticide handlers from exposures

The Worker Protection Standard regulations offer protections to over two million agricultural workers and pesticide handlers who work at over 600,000 agricultural establishments. more »

Understanding active ingredients in pesticides

Texas Extension agent Cary Sims offers some pointers about active ingredients and making smart pest management decisions. more »

‘Pesticide hazards’ targeted in legislation introduced in US Senate

Approximately one-third of annual U.S. pesticide use – over 300 million pounds from 85 different pesticides – comes from pesticides that are banned in the European Union. more »

MCFA: Pesticide safety decision-making should include specialty growers

The Minor Crop Farmer Alliance is asking for a seat at the table to contribute real-world information and modeling in federal pesticide safety decisions. more »

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