US: ARA watching pesticide transport and dicamba issues in EPA

The president and CEO of the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) says they hope the Biden EPA addresses transport requirements for restricted-use pesticides and clarifies other regulations.Daren Coppock tells Brownfield current regulations on transport began with paraquat but are going to apply to other pesticides if the rules aren’t changed. They require transporters to be certified applicators even if they have no intention of applying the pesticides…“If you’re transporting on a truck, fr...
2021-01-29 11:01:30 | Category : Industrial News | Read More

Nufarm and CROP.ZONE launch NUCROP – Hybrid Electric Crop Protection, for alternative weed control

Australian crop protection and specialty seed company Nufarm and German ag-tech start-up CROP.ZONE are announcing the launch of NUCROP – Hybrid Electric Crop Protection. Through its Early Adopters Program, the competitive and sustainable alternative for weed management is now available to Farmers and Contractors in Germany, France, Belgium and the Netherlands.The NUCROP solution combines chemical and physical processes to create a compelling and sustainable method of weed control. By pre-treatin...
2021-01-26 01:01:45 | Category : Industrial News | Read More

Will EU regulation of Mancozeb sour India’s grape exports?

The All India Grape Exporters Association (AIGEA) has predicted that the European Union’s (EU) regulation on Mancozeb would affect table grapes export from India. The Association has demanded that the government of India must take up the matter with EU.However, Sahyadri Farmers Producer Company, India’s largest grape exporting company, has welcomed the EU’s step, saying that regulation of Mancozeb will lead grape farmers to use more cost-effective fungicides.The EU, on December 14, 2020, issued ...
2021-01-21 09:01:53 | Category : Industrial News | Read More

US EPA: Comment period extended for glyphosate draft biological evaluation

EPA is extending the public comment period on the draft biological evaluation for glyphosate to give stakeholders more time to review and comment. The current comment period was set to close on Jan. 26, 2021, and EPA is extending the comment period an additional 45 days. Comments can be submitted to docket number EPA-HQ-OPP-2020-0585 on www.regulations.gov.EPA will use feedback received from the public comment period to inform the final biological evaluation for glyphosate.View the draft biologi...
2021-01-21 09:01:52 | Category : Industrial News | Read More

BASF starts global registration for new and environmentally friendly insecticide active ingredient

- Regulatory dossiers for Axalion™ insecticide submitted in Australia and Korea- Active ingredient with novel mode of action and high compatibility with beneficial insects, including pollinators- First sales for Axalion-based products expected by 2023 in Asia Pacific and by 2026 in the European UnionBASF has started the global registration for a new insecticide active ingredient. The company submitted the regulatory dossiers for the Axalion™ insecticide in Australia and Korea. This step marks a ...
2020-12-11 10:12:22 | Category : Industrial News | Read More