Category Archives: Regulatory Information

Deadline extended: EPA solicits proposals for a cooperative agreement for pesticide applicator education and training

The deadline for applications has been extended from Oct. 31 to Dec. 21, 2016. There are no changes to this request other than the deadline extension. EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs is soliciting applications from eligible recipients to provide financial … Continue reading

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EPA guide on how to comply with the revised Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides released

Today, EPA in conjunction with the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC) is making available a guide to help users of agricultural pesticides comply with the requirements of the 2015 revised federal Worker Protection Standard. You should read this manual if … Continue reading

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Comments still being accepted for speciality crop listening session

Deadline: Dec. 21, 2015 Written comments by attendees and other interested stakeholders will be welcomed as additional public input through Dec 21, 2015. All verbal and written statements will become part of the official public record of The National Agricultural Research, … Continue reading

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Update on sulfoxaflor shared

Following up on my brief statement at the North Central integrated Pest Management Center (NCIPMC) Stakeholder Panel meeting in October (and my posting here later that month), here is the latest on the sulfoxaflor cancellation. Sulfoxaflor is an active ingredient … Continue reading

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EPA Update: Public Comment Period Now Open for EPA’s Certification and Training Proposal

EPA Pesticide Program Updates From EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs EPA website Aug. 24, 2015 In this update: Public Comment Period Now Open for EPA’s Certification and Training Proposal The 90-day public comment period has started for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s … Continue reading

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