The BOE publishes the initial extension until May 15 of the presentation of the Unique Application of the PAC 2020

The Official State Gazette (BOE) published this Saturday, March 21, an Order269/2020 from the Ministry of Agriculture, extending the deadline for submitting the Single Application for direct payments to agriculture and livestock throughout Spain,…

Canada approved 12 new pesticide active ingredients in 2018–19

In 2018–2019 (from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019), 12 new active ingredients (the substance with the pesticidal effect) were registered for use in Canada, resulting in the registration of 23 new related end-use products (different formulations…

Suspension of terms and interruption of time limits for ongoing administrative procedures

The terms are suspended and the periods of the administrative procedures in progress, regulated directly or indirectly by Law 39/2015 of the Common Administrative Procedure of the Public Administrations, are interrupted until the state of alarm…

Information note on the royal decree on the state of alarm in the agricultural, livestock and fisheries sector

Royal Decree 463/2020 and its amendment published today, 19 March 2020, in the Official State Gazette (BOE), which declares the state of alert for the management of the situation caused by COVID-19, has established that the competent delegated…

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,…