EPA’s new Agricultural Worker Protection Standard rules went into effect Jan. 2, marking major revisions to how the agency expects farmers and farmworkers to handle pesticides and recordkeeping.
Dear Colleagues, Modern developments in weed management technologies present unique opportunities and challenges for growers and applicators. The development of these technologies is crucial to successful pest control in the face of challenges such as weed resistance. With these new technologies (as with existing pest management products) comes responsibility on[…]Read More »
Prairie Farmer reports: It’s been 30 years since the last new class of herbicides, HPPD inhibitors, launched, says Rex Liebl, herbicide global product development manager for BASF. Many of today’s “new” chemistries are really old chemistries, such as 2,4-D and dicamba, now paired with tolerant traits. So where’s all the[…]Read More »