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Committee Sign Up is Now Available

CPDA COMMITTEE SIGN UP OPEN NOW CPDA is committed to bringing committee opportunities to our entire membership. CPDA invites members to participate in CPDA’s Committee & Working Groups which provides members the opportunity to take an active role in issues important to our Members. Committees offer a place for members to contribute to meeting objectives and accomplishing goals that create positive changes that benefit and strengthen the industry.Committee

CPDA Welcomes New Member Carolina Eastern, Inc.

CPDA welcomes new member Carolina Eastern, Inc.! The Council of Producers and Distributors of Agrotechnology is very pleased and excited to announce that Carolina Eastern, Inc. has joined CPDA membership.  Established in 1972, Carolina Eastern has over 25 locations servicing North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.   At Carolina Eastern, Inc., the mission is simple; provide the best agricultural specialty products economically, with education and customer support. CPDA primary contact at Carolina Eastern is Jim Thomas, Director of Specialty Products. To learn

COMMENT PERIOD DEADLINE FOR FINAL BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION FOR CLOTHIANIDIN, IMIDACLOPRID, THIAMETHOXAM REMAINS OCTOBER 25, 2021

COMMENT PERIOD DEADLINE REMAINS OCTOBER 25, 2021 CPDA and allied industry partners sent a letter to the EPA requesting a 45 day extension period for the biological evaluations for clothianidin, imidacloprid, and thiamethoxam. The EPA denied this extension and the deadline for the comment period remains October 25, 2021.  The “Read More” button provides a copy of the original letter sent to the EPA. READ MORE

Watch Video “HOW TO NAVIGATE GROWER STICKER SHOCK OF CROP PROTECTION INPUTS”

Watch Video “HOW TO NAVIGATE GROWER STICKER SHOCK OF CROP PROTECTION INPUTS” View Now For most players in the agriculture industry, 2021 has been a rollercoaster of supply highs and lows, with many companies experiencing both the best and most challenging financial situation in years. The cost of chemical inputs has increased at the manufacturing level but may not have fully settled on the grower just yet. It is expected that continued tight supply coupled

Register for August CPDA Webinar “HOW TO NAVIGATE GROWER STICKER SHOCK OF CROP PROTECTION INPUTS”

Register for August CPDA Webinar “HOW TO NAVIGATE GROWER STICKER SHOCK OF CROP PROTECTION INPUTS” CPDA is pleased to present this first topic to kick-off CPDA’s newest series of upcoming Webinars! For most players in the agriculture industry, 2021 has been a rollercoaster of supply highs and lows, with many companies experiencing both the best and most challenging financial situation in years. The cost of chemical inputs has increased at the manufacturing level but may not have fully settled on

Damian Mason releases Podcast – ADJUVANTS & AGROTECHNOLOGY, with CPDA

THE BUSINESS OF AGRICULTURE, a Podcast hosted by Damian Mason A podcast episode was just released that specifically features Adjuvants & Agrotechnology and includes CPDA’s Joe Gednalske as the Podcaster’s guest.  Damian Mason, Agriculturist, and a leading voice on topics of Business and Agriculture hosts a very interesting and entertaining Podcast titled “The Business of Agriculture”. The Podcast episode is available at Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, and other major podcast platforms.  Additionally, Damian Mason’s Podcasts and many other videos

CPDA Webinar “OSHA PROPOSED RULE TO AMEND THE HAZARD COMMUNICATION STANDARD”

APRIL 15, 2021, 1PM – 2PM Central Time Register for CPDA’s upcoming webinar with featured Guest Speaker: Janet Carter, Sr. Health Scientist, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA.  CPDA welcomes featured guest speaker Janet Carter, Sr. Health Scientist, U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA as she provides information and answers questions regarding the proposed rule to update the agency’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS 2012).  OSHA is proposing to modify

Where Did the Acres Go? A State-by-State Breakdown of USDA’s Prospective Planting Results

Where Did the Acres Go? A State-by-State Breakdown of USDA’s Prospective Planting Results Article from Farm Journal By Tyne Morgan March 31, 2021 USDA’s Prospective Plantings report released Wednesday, March 31 shows farmers intend to plant more acres overall in 2021. However, the survey results for corn and soybean acreage came in lower than what the trade expected. Highlights of the first USDA farmer-based acreage survey of 2021 include: see more