EPA plans to ease the implementation schedule for its imminent final rule strengthening training requirements for applicators of restricted use pesticides (RUPs), after state regulators warned the burdens associated with implementing the proposed version of the rule would prompt many states to end their certification programs.
On Wednesday (Nov. 8) afternoon, the Arkansas Plant Board voted 10-3 to continue its plan to ban dicamba applications in 2018. If enacted, the ban would begin April 15 and run through the end of October, effectively removing the herbicide from use on Monsanto’s dicamba-tolerant (Xtend) crops during the growing[…]Read More »
The Trump Administration and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are moving forward with plans that would help rural America with Internet connectivity, potentially boosting commerce for agriculture. Read MoreRead More »