Category Archives: Regulatory Information

Wisconsin pallet maker fined for environmental fraud

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg Russel Wetenkamp, site manager for Timber Creek Resource in Wisconsin, pled guilty and was sentenced in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Wisconsin to criminal violations related to the Plant … Continue reading

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Temperature inversion and herbicide applications

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg The following tips were presented in a Delta Farm Press article related to the dicamba drift debate. Because some herbicide labels include instructions about not applying during a temperature inversion, I am … Continue reading

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Protect Yourself from Pesticides poster available

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg On June 30 the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC) launched its next resource, “Protect Yourself from Pesticides”, a poster satisfying the display requirements of the revised 2015 Worker Protection Standard (§170.311). The poster … Continue reading

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EPA and Texas Partner on Pesticide Safety

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $585,730 to the Texas Department of Agriculture to support a wide range of pesticide programs, including enforcement and outreach efforts. “At EPA, we are … Continue reading

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EPA update: Test Guideline Methods for Bed Bug Pesticide Products Now Available

EPA Pesticide Program Updates From EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs www.epa.gov/pesticides In This Update: Test Guideline Methods for Bed Bug Pesticide Products Now Available EPA’s final test guidelines, 810.3900 – Laboratory Product Performance Testing Methods for Bed Bug Pesticide Products, … Continue reading

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EPA Pesticide Program Updates

From EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs www.epa.gov/pesticides May 22, 2017 In This Update: Proposals Requested for Cooperative Agreement to Train Healthcare Providers EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs is soliciting applications from eligible parties to manage a cooperative agreement to help … Continue reading

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EPA update on Chlorpyrifos

UPDATE: Chlorpyrifos Seth Dibblee U.S. EPA – Region 5 Contrary to my presentation one week beforehand at the NCERA 222 meeting in Fargo, ND, on March 29, 2017 EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt denied the petition to revoke all tolerances and … Continue reading

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Comments Sought on Field Release of Genetically Engineered Diamondback Moths

The Animal and Plant Healthy Inspect Service (APHIS) of the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is soliciting comments on an environmental assessment prepared in connection with a permit application for the field release of diamondback moths that have been … Continue reading

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EPA Seeks Beta Testers for Pesticide Mobile Application for Pesticide Label Matching

EPA Pesticide Program Updates From EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs www.epa.gov/pesticides In This Update:  EPA Seeks Beta Testers for Pesticide Mobile Application for Pesticide Label Matching Every pesticide must have labeling that is approved by EPA before it can be … Continue reading

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EPA solicits proposals for the field implementation meeting support cooperative agreement

In This Update: EPA Solicits Proposals for the Field Implementation Meeting Support Cooperative Agreement EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs is soliciting applications for one or more cooperative agreements to manage a Field Implementation Meetings Support program. EPA expects to provide … Continue reading

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