Category Archives: Regulatory Information

EPA Registers Dicamba formulation for use on Dicamba tolerant crops

EPA Pesticide Program Updates  From EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs www.epa.gov/pesticides In This Update: EPA Registers Dicamba Formulation for Use on Dicamba Tolerant Crops EPA is registering a dicamba formulation, Xtendimax™ with Vapor Grip™ Technology, which is specifically designed to … Continue reading

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Understanding the Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ soybean weed management system

Amit Jhala, Nebraska Extension Weed Management Specialist The evolution of glyphosate-resistant weeds is a concern for successful corn and soybean production. In Nebraska six weed species have been confirmed resistant to glyphosate: common ragweed, giant ragweed, common waterhemp, kochia, marestail, … Continue reading

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EPA Pesticide Program Updates

In This Update:  EPA Releases EJ 2020 Agenda The EPA recently released the EJ 2020 Action Agenda, the Agency’s environmental justice strategic plan for 2016 to 2020. EJ 2020 will further integrate environmental justice considerations in all of the Agency’s … Continue reading

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EPA pesticide program updates

From EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs www.epa.gov/pesticides Nov. 9, 2016 In This Update: Rebroadcast of Public Symposium on Regulation of Plant-Incorporated Protectants – Register for Nov. 18, 2016, Webinar In September 2016, EPA held a public symposium on data that … Continue reading

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EPA re-affirms decision on Enlist Duo for GE crops and proposes to amend the registration

EPA Pesticide Program Updates  Enlist Duo containing the choline salt of 2,4-D and glyphosate was first registered in 2014 for use in Genetically Engineered (GE) corn and soybean crops in certain states. After granting the registration, the agency discovered that … Continue reading

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Environmental Assessment: Predator Damage Management in Nebraska

Notice of Availability for Public Comment  Environmental Assessment: Predator Damage Management in Nebraska The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Wildlife Services program in Nebraska would like to invite you to participate in … Continue reading

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EPA: Updated version of Pesticide Label Review Manual Chapter 1 now available

 From EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs  www.epa.gov/pesticides EPA has updated the Pesticide Label Review Manual (LRM)’s Chapter 1. This manual began as a guide for EPA label reviewers, and now it serves as a tool to assist EPA’s stakeholders in understanding … Continue reading

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Comments sought on environmental assessment on mammal damage management in Illinois

The USDA, APHIS, Wildlife Services (WS) has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA), “Mammal Damage Management in the State of Illinois.” The EA analyzes the potential environmental impacts of alternatives for WS’ involvement in mammal damage management. The proposed action is … Continue reading

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Comments sought on environmental assessment: aquatic rodent damage management in North Dakota

Notice of Availability for Public Comment  Environmental Assessment: Aquatic Rodent Damage Management in North Dakota The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Wildlife Services (WS) program would like to invite you to participate … Continue reading

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EPA issues Sulfoxaflor registration for some uses

Following the decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to vacate the registration of sulfoxaflor, EPA has reevaluated the data supporting the use of sulfoxaflor and is approving a registration that meets all requirements of the court. Sulfoxaflor will … Continue reading

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