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Questions of the week… 11/6/22

Current Situation: Dry conditions continue in Colquitt County. According to the latest drought monitor, most parts of Colquitt County are considered abnormally dry, and the south east portion is considered to be in moderate drought. The dry weather is great for the cotton and peanut harvests. I have been hearing…
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Comment period for cancellation of organophosphate pesticides extended Sep 8, 2022 | Written by asparks If you are not aware, EPA has been petitioned to revoke all tolerances and cancel all associated registrations for food uses of multiple (pretty much all) organophosphate pesticides. This would include acephate (orthene), diazinon, malathion, naled (dibrom) and…
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EPA Petition to Revoke Registrations for Certain Organophosphate Uses 

A NGO group is currently petitioning the US EPA to revoke all food use tolerances for the organophosphate class of chemistry. The petitioners request that the Agency revoke all tolerances and cancel all associated registrations for food uses of the following organophosphate pesticides (OPs): Acephate, Densulide, Chlorethoxyfos, Chlorpyrifos-methyl, Diazinon, Dichlorvos,…
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