Register Now: “Using Oils to Protect Your Chemical Investment”

Webinar Registration is Open! Adjuvant Advantage for the Sales Agronomist Series Please help us support ARA by strongly encouraging all your grower facing sales and technical personnel to attend the second installment of the Adjuvant Advantage for the Sales Agronomist Series entitled “Using Oils to Protect Your Chemical Investment”. This webinar is free for all to attend. The goal of this webinar is to deliver a continued look at the individual

APPLICATION ENHANCEMENT CERTIFICATION PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT

Apply TodayProgram Information APPLICATION ENHANCEMENT CERTIFICATION PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT Now Accepting Applications! The first round of testing for Application Enhancement Certification begins on January 15th, 2023. What is AE Certification?The Application Enhancement Certification program is the industry’s first, performance-based, adjuvant certification program. This certification program recognizes that drift control without biological efficacy is not a

EPA Updates New Chemical Review Program Webpage, Metrics, Affirming Commitment to Increased Transparency

EPA Updates New Chemical Review Program Webpage, Metrics, Affirming Commitment to Increased Transparency December 15, 2022 Contact Information EPA Press Office (press@epa.gov) WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a redesign and updates to the statistics webpage for the New Chemicals Review Program. The update includes additional information and metrics on the Agency’s review of new chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), increasing transparency for the public, the regulated community and other stakeholders. The new information and features will

EPA Stops Use of 12 PFAS in Pesticide Products

EPA Stops Use of 12 PFAS in Pesticide Products Released on December 14, 2022 Today, to better protect human health and the environment from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing the removal of 12 chemicals from the current list of non-food inert ingredients approved for use in pesticide products. Under the PFAS Strategic Roadmap, EPA committed to taking a renewed look at previous PFAS decisions, and, as part of this review, undertook

EPA Publishes Thousands of Additional TSCA Risk, New Chemicals Submissions, Commits to Near Real-Time Publication Going Forward

EPA Publishes Thousands of Additional TSCA Risk, New Chemicals Submissions, Commits to Near Real-Time Publication Going Forward The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has improved public access to certain reports submitted by chemical companies in ChemView, the Agency’s web application for public access to non-confidential business information (non-CBI) on chemicals regulated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), including new chemical notices and notices of substantial risk. EPA has published in ChemView previously unpublished new chemical notices received under TSCA section

Changing Application Technologies Push Adjuvants to New Era

Johnnie Roberts, a 45-year veteran of the agrochemical formulation industry with Helena, has witnessed firsthand the dramatic rise of adjuvant use in agriculture. Roberts calls adjuvants “one of the last art forms in chemistry,” for many of the reasons below. In 1976, not quite 50 years ago, only three herbicides (Roundup, atrazine, and paraquat) required the addition of a tank-mix adjuvant for optimal performance. In 2022, there are more than 1,000 pesticide labels requiring an