Calls for Mayor of London to ban pesticides

The Mayor of London should ban pesticide use on all City Hall controlled property, according to the Green Party UK. The devastation wreaked by chemical pesticides can clearly be seen at a London nature reserve, Seething Wells Filter Beds,…

Dextra International sums up to the #StayatHome initiative against #COVID19

We would like to inform you that in view of the seriousness of the situation caused by #COVID19, the entire team of Dextra International in Europe joins the cause #StayAtHome. The health of our employees and our customers is the most important…

El MAPA pide a la Comisión Europea aplazar hasta el 15 de junio el periodo de solicitud de ayudas PAC 2020

El Ministerio de Agricultura ha solicitado ya a la Comisión Europea la ampliación del periodo de solicitud de las ayudas de la Política Agraria Común (PAC) hasta el 15 de junio para que ningún agricultor y ganadero tenga dificultad para…

MAPA opens public consultation to review pest prevention, control programs in Brazil

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) opened a public consultation on key proposals in the area of crop protection. Participation is free for all interested parties and is open until 11th April. Ordinance 31 opened a consultation…

US EPA announces new evaluation method for pesticides

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced a new method for conducting biological evaluations under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to assure that pesticide registration review actions under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide,…

New government ordinance does not facilitate registration of pesticides in Brazil

A recent claim, which has been propagated by the media, that Ordinance No. 43, of February 21, 2020, would facilitate the registration of pesticides is misleading. Published in the Official Gazette last Thursday (27.02) by the Ministry of Agriculture,…

Washington House rewrites Senate chlorpyrifos bill

All current uses of the pesticide chlorpyrifos would remain legal in Washington until at least Jan. 1, 2022, under a bill passed late March 5 by the state House, which declined to follow the Senate in adopting a partial ban. Instead, the…

2020 Acreage: Winter Wheat Bats First

Winter Wheat Earlier this year, the USDA estimated U.S. winter wheat acres at 30.8 million acres. This represents a modest decline in acres from 2018 levels (355,000 acres fewer) but underpins the broader trend of fewer U.S. wheat acres.…

Mancozeb and other 9 active substances extended approval periods in EU

On December 9, 2019, the European Commission published the Commission Implementing Regulation 2019/2094 of 29 November 2019 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 as regards the extension of the approval periods of the active substances…