Entries by Sandra Módenes

Renewal of the approval of the low-risk active substance Akanthomyces muscarius strain Ve6 (formerly Lecanicillium muscarium strain Ve6)

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2021/134 of 4 February 2021 renewing the approval of the low-risk active substance Akanthomyces muscarius strain Ve6 (formerly Lecanicillium muscarium strain Ve6) 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 […]

Renewal of the approval of the active substance garlic extract

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2021/129 of 3 February 2021 renewing the approval of the active substance garlic extract 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 540/2011 (Text […]

US EPA announces request for public input on the current pesticide exemption provision process

On January 19, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will issue an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to solicit information on the current pesticide exemption provision process. EPA announced that it is considering whether regulatory and policy changes are needed to improve the exemption provisions for pesticides that may be considered minimum risk under the […]

Agricultural Retailers Association monitors pesticide transport and dicamba at EPA

The president and CEO of the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) says they expect Biden’s EPA to address transportation requirements for restricted-use pesticides and clarify other regulations. Daren Coppock, President and CEO of the Agricultural Retailers Association explains to Brownfield that current transportation regulations began with paraquat, but will apply to other pesticides if the rules […]

Extension of the approval periods of the active substances benfluralin, dimoxystrobin, fluazinam, flutolanil, mecoprop-P, mepiquat, metiram, oxamyl and pyraclostrobin

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2021/52 of 22 January 2021 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 as regards the extension of the approval periods of the active substances benfluralin, dimoxystrobin, fluazinam, flutolanil, mecoprop-P, mepiquat, metiram, oxamyl and pyraclostrobin (Text with EEA relevance) THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION, Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European […]

Expiry dates and renewal of PPP active substances in UK

From 1 January 2021, HSE will operate a PPP active substance renewal programme for Great Britain that is independent of the EU. All active substances currently approved in the EU on 31 December 2020 will remain approved in Great Britain. However, the transitional provisions of The Plant Protection Products (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 […]

Final rule for hemp production published

The USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) published the final rule where hemp production is regulated in the United States. This rule incorporates modifications to the regulations already established under the interim final rule published in October 2019. The amendments are based on public comments made after the publication of the IFR and are also […]

US proposes registration of picarbutrazox, a new active fungicide

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed to register a new active ingredient, picarbutrazox. This active ingredient represents a new tool for the management of resistant fungi. Uses for picarbutrazox include treating corn and soybeans to control Pythium and Phytophthora diseases and treating turfgrass to control Pythium diseases. What can fungi cause? They […]