UGA PEACH BLOG

Court orders ban on chlorpyrifos

Last week, a federal appeals court ordered the EPA to remove chlorpyrifos from sale in the United States within 60 days. While the threat of losing chlorpyrifos is not new and the ban is bound to happen eventually, I just wanted to give everyone a heads up that our management recommendations/practices may be forced to change sooner than anticipated.

The situation is still unfolding, but you can read more about the decision here: https://www.growingproduce.com/fruits/latest-chlorpyrifos-court-drama-farm-industry-middle/