Entries by Sandra Módenes

Renewal of the approval of the active substance Purpureocillium lilacinum strain 251

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2022/19 of 7 January 2022 renewing the approval of the active substance Purpureocillium lilacinum strain 251 in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market, and amending the Annex to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No […]

USDA: Fertilizer prices spike just ahead of 2022 planting season

What are nitrogen fertilizers? Nitrogen fertilizers are a key component in field crop production. And by nitrogen fertilizers we mean mineral fertilizers containing nitrogen, both simple and complex. The main nitrogen fertilizers used in agriculture are: urea, ammonium sulfate, ammonium nitrate, MAP and DAP. Fertilizers make up an average of 36% of a farmer’s operating […]

American agricultural exports shattered records in 2021

The year 2021 has seen the highest annual export levels ever recorded in the U.S. agricultural industry, announced Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture. The Commerce Department released final trade data and they show that exports of U.S. agricultural and food products world totaled $177 billion, exceeding 2020 data by 18%. “These record trade figures demonstrate […]

USDA Extends Crop Insurance Flexibilities To June Due To COVID-19

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), in response to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, has extended program flexibilities for Approved Insurance Providers (AIPs) and agricultural producers through June 30, 2022 or later. These flexibilities were originally set to expire this month. “Our priority is to keep our producers and partners as safe as […]

USDA releases results of annual pesticide residue study

USDA has released the 2020 Pesticide Data Program (PDP) Annual Summary. The summary shows that more than 99% of the samples tested had pesticide residues below benchmark levels set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The 2020 report was released by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), and marks the 30th year of PDP results. Over […]

Non-renewal of approval of the active substance indoxacarb;

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2021/2081 of 26 November 2021 concerning the non-renewal of approval of the active substance indoxacarb, in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market, and amending Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 (Text with EEA relevance) THE EUROPEAN […]

El Gobierno concede una subvención de 18,8 millones de euros a Canarias para paliar los efectos del volcán La Palma en los sectores agrario y pesquero

La ayuda irá destinada a compensar los perjuicios producidos a agricultores y ganaderos en sus explotaciones y a restaurar infraestructuras rurales de uso colectivo dañadas En el ámbito pesquero las ayudas se destinarán a los armadores y tripulantes de buques y a los propietarios de barcos, lonjas o instalaciones de acuicultura en mar y tierra. […]

Brazil has established new rules for pesticides registration and research

On October 8, 2021, Brazil’s federal government published a new decree that changes the rules on the production, research, registration, use, import and export of pesticides in the country. The main objectives of Decree No. 10,833 are to reformulate the registration analysis process, facilitate pesticide research to enable technological innovations and implement actions to protect […]