California pesticide use hearings set for July

To discuss the proposed regulation for a statewide notification system for restricted material pesticide applications, the California Department of Pe... READ MORE »

A group gathers outside a Colorado potato production operation

EPA-USDA Farm Tour heads to North Carolina, Maryland

This past week, the EPA-USDA Farm Tour visited farms in North Carolina and Maryland in an annual event hosted by the National Potato Council. Staff... READ MORE »

EPA Herbicide Strategy update aims to increase grower flexibility

An update on the EPA’s draft Herbicide Strategy includes improvements aimed at increasing flexibility for growers and reducing mitigations that may ... READ MORE »

Potato grower, NPC board member appointed to EPA committee

Washington potato grower and National Potato Council board member Grant Morris has been appointed to serve on the EPA’s Pesticide Policy Dialogue Co... READ MORE »

EPA recognizes Syngenta Louisiana facility as top green power user

A manufacturing facility of global seed and pesticide provider Syngenta Group has been recognized as a top user of green power by the EPA. Syngenta... READ MORE »

NPC submits comments regarding proposed label changes for Chlorothalonil

The National Potato Council has joined state potato associations in submitting comments to the EPA regarding proposed label changes for Chlorothalonil... READ MORE »

EPA approves GreenLight Bio bioinsecticide targeting Colorado potato beetle

GreenLight Biosciences has received EPA approval for a bioinsecticide designed to combat the Colorado potato beetle. Calantha, based on ribonucleic ac... READ MORE »

Troubled waters: Quest for WOTUS clarification continues

While the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a final rule responding to a verdict narrowing the definition of waters of the United States... READ MORE »

EPA extends comment period for proposed herbicide strategy

The Environmental Protection Agency has extended the comment period on a proposed 900-page herbicide strategy by a month, to Oct. 22. The agency re... READ MORE »

NPC asks for comment period extension on herbicide strategy proposal

The National Potato Council has requested an extension of the EPA’s draft herbicide strategy comment period, citing the volume and complexity of the... READ MORE »

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