USDA estimates 12.2 million acres of cotton will be planted in the U.S. in 2017, based on survey findings published March 31 in the 2017 Prospective Plantings report.
Agriculture industry asks EPA pesticide officials to delay implementing worker safety provision. In return, the industry says it will drop support for legislation blocking provision from taking effect. Read moreRead More »
Pesticide industry officials and environmentalists are waging competing claims over the public health risks from the world’s most commonly-used herbicide glyphosate in comments to a delayed EPA Science Advisory Panel (SAP), highlighting the challenge the panel faces in its pending work to assess evidence on the substance’s risks. Read moreRead More »