The Feb. 28, 2022 revocation of all food tolerances for chlorpyrifos means farmers may no longer apply pesticides containing the chemical on crops grown for food or feed use. But it can still be used in certain situations, as explained by specialists at Iowa State University.
Though the controversial chemical remains legal to use in the U.S., a handful of states have moved to ban it. Now, a major manufacturer has decided to discontinue manufacturing it in the face of diminishing sales.
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt says by reversing the previous administration’s steps to ban one of the most widely used pesticides in the world, the agency is returning to using sound science in decision-making.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, we're joined by Blake Brown, director of the AgResearch and Education Center at Milan. The center, one of ten in Tennesee, shares a significant anniversary in the annals of No-Till history.
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