pesticides

NPC calls on Congress to preempt state pesticide laws

National Potato Council (NPC) joined more than 330 agricultural and environmental organizations calling on Congress to ensure that EPA-approved, scien... READ MORE »

NPC calls on EPA to reject petition to regulate pesticide-treated seeds

As EPA approaches a September 30 deadline to decide whether to act on a petition seeking a rulemaking or a formal agency interpretation for pesticidal... READ MORE »

NPC supports increased EPA funding for pesticide registration actions

On July 19, NPC joined more than 40 state and national organizations on a letter to Senate appropriators calling for an increase in EPA funding to sup... READ MORE »

Spray drift unavoidable, but there are ways to mitigate it

Be it soil-applied applications at planting or postemergence applications, spray drift remains a nagging issue for vegetable growers. “Drift is a... READ MORE »

Vive issues chemigation recommendation for recently approved nematicide

Potato growers have a new tool to battle nematodes in-season with Averland FC. Averland FC (abamectin + Allosperse) was registered by the U.S. Envi... READ MORE »

University of Idaho offering pesticide recertification webinar series

The University of Idaho (UI) Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) is offering one-hour webinars for pesticide recertification credit, v... READ MORE »

FMC gets approval for new Rynaxypyr pesticide

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently granted FMC Corporation registration for Vantacor insect control powered by Rynaxypyr activ... READ MORE »

EPA approves new pesticide from FMC

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently granted FMC Corporation registration for Elevest insect control in a broad range of crops inc... READ MORE »

EPA announces new method to evaluate pesticide registration requests

EPA announced March 12 a new method for conducting biological evaluations under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to assure that pesticide registration... READ MORE »

CIPC Clyphosate

Inconsistent pesticide residue levels (MRLs) topic of latest NPC podcast

The latest edition of the National Potato Council’s new podcast, “Eye on Potatoes,” tackles the inconsistent pesticide maximum residue levels (M... READ MORE »


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