EPA

USDA, FDA, EPA join forces to take aim at food waste

As part of the Trump Administration’s Winning on Reducing Food Waste Month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Environmental Protection Agen... READ MORE »

Food safety group wants EPA to tighten restrictions on seeds treated with pesticides

The Center for Food Safety (CFS) wants the EPA to tighten up its regulation of planted seeds treated with systemic insecticides. If the EPA agrees, it... READ MORE »

Potato growers get pesticide stability with PRIA law extension

President Trump recently signed a pesticide registration bill into law that should provide stability in that area for speciality crop growers. The ... READ MORE »

Higher-concentration version of fungicide AZteroid receives EPA approval

AZteroid FC 3.3 fungicide recently received approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AZteroid FC 3.3 is a new higher concentration ... READ MORE »

‘Waters of the U.S.’ revision proposed by EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) on Dec. 11 proposed “a clear, understandable and implementable def... READ MORE »

EPA denies petition to ban chlorpyrifos

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt signed an order denying a petition that sought to ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide ... READ MORE »

Vista Valley Ag receives Environmental Stewardship Award

Boyd Foster of Vista Valley Ag in Ririe, Idaho, received the prestigious 2016 Environmental Stewardship Award during the National Potato Council... READ MORE »

Farm Bureau, NASDA seek delay of EPA rule

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture  (NASDA) have petitioned the Environmenta... READ MORE »

Bio Huma Netics R&D director appointed to EPA committee

Rita Abi-Ghanem, Ph.D., senior director of research and development at Bio Huma Netics (BHN), has been appointed to a 2-year term to serve as a membe... READ MORE »

Manure application study looks at downwind safety

New field research out of Clarkson University in upstate New York is taking a look at how microbes can travel from manure application sites to downwin... READ MORE »


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