WSPC elects new executive committee

The Washington State Potato Commission (WSPC) elected a new executive committee for 2014-2015.Nelson Cox was named chairman. His term begins on July ... READ MORE »

EPA releases long-range plan

The EPA released its fiscal year 2014–2018 strategic plan. The plan is a blueprint for the EPA's direction in the next four years.The five strat... READ MORE »

Telone comment period opens

The EPA has opened the Registration Review docket and a public comment period for 1,3-Dichloropropene products. Telone, a Dow AgroSciences fumigant, ... READ MORE »

Transform WG receives EPA registration

Dow AgroSciences has received EPA registration for Transform WG insecticide. Sulfoxaflor, Transform's active ingredient, controls sap-feeding insects,... READ MORE »

Jackson leaving EPA

President Obama is searching for a new head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Lisa Jackson, administrator of the EPA, announced that she will b... READ MORE »

Priaxor receives full EPA registration

BASF announces that Priaxor fungicide with Xemium has received full EPA registration, providing a new mode of action in row crops. Prixor is a 2:1 pre... READ MORE »

EPA seeking members for advisory committee

The EPA is soliciting nominations for its agricultural advisory group, the Farm Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC). The committee's charte... READ MORE »

MANA fungicide/bactericide approved by EPA

MANA Crop Protection's MasterCop fungicide/bactericide has received approval from the EPA for its new copper complex formulation of copper sulfate pen... READ MORE »

Quash fungicide registered by EPA

Valent U.S.A. Corporation announced that Quash fungicide has been registered by the EPA for use on potatoes.Quash is a broad spectrum triazole fungici... READ MORE »

EPA fines Oregon Potato Company

The Oregon Potato Company has been fined $66,235 by EPA for failing to report an anhydrous ammonia release at its Warden, Wash., facility.On July 2, 2... READ MORE »

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