An EPA proposal to gradually reduce the use of some Bt corn and cotton products is getting pushback from grower groups and has the crop protection industry concerned about losing products they still consider effective.
The Environmental Protection Agency is facing more lawsuits over herbicides, including a challenge from grower groups over new dicamba restrictions and a lawsuit from environmental groups over atrazine.
Enlist Duo, a Corteva Agriscience herbicide that is a mixture of 2,4-D choline and glyphosate, mostly survived legal challenges in a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals opinion today that will allow its continued use.
The debate over neonicotinoids' impacts on the environment continues to rage, as evidenced by comments submitted to EPA as part of the agency's review of the most widely used insecticides on the planet.