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EPA Proposes Rule on Certain Confidential Business Information Claims, Reaching Another TSCA milestone

EPA Proposes Rule on Certain Confidential Business Information Claims, Reaching Another TSCA milestone April 10, 2019 Contact Information Press Office (press@epa.gov) WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing a proposed rule for public comment on the procedures for companies to substantiate certain claims of confidentiality for chemical identities and how the agency will review those claims. The proposed rule is intended to ensure that when a company has claimed the identity of a chemical as confidential business information (CBI)

CPDA Welcomes New Member Oro-Agri

CPDA Welcomes New Member Oro-Agri The Council of Producers and Distributors of Agrotechnology is very pleased and excited to announce that UPL NA, Inc. has joined CPDA membership.  Oro Agri is one of the leading manufacturers of spray adjuvants in the world. It has focused on developing crop-specific formulations to complement pesticide and nutrient treatments in addressing a wide variety of challenges to crop protection and health. It holds over 100 patents and employs agronomists and agricultural

EPA Seeks Public Comment on Measures to Address Human Health and Ecological Risks Posed by Diuron

EPA Seeks Public Comment on Measures to Address Human Health and Ecological Risks Posed by Diuron The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing the proposed interim decision (PID) for the pesticide diuron. The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) requires EPA to review pesticides every 15 years to ensure that risk assessments reflect the best available science, and to ensure that registered products in the marketplace do not present unreasonable adverse effects to human health and the

EPA Finalizes Certain Pesticide Product Performance Data Requirements to Improve Clarity and Reduce Burden for Registrants

EPA Finalizes Certain Pesticide Product Performance Data Requirements to Improve Clarity and Reduce Burden for Registrants Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced final product performance data requirements for products claiming efficacy against certain pests. This action officially incorporates EPA’s product performance standards requirements for certain invertebrate pests into the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), increases the efficiency of the Agency’s approval process, and saves registrants time and money. Product performance standards make it easier for pesticide registrants to know

CPDA on the Cover of April CropLife Magazine

CPDA on the Cover of April CropLife Magazine CPDA is featured on the cover of CropLife magazine this month. We thank CropLife for helping to communicate to our members, potential members, and partners the value of the Council’s vital role in the crop protection industry and our collective vision for the future. Click Here to view the online version of the story.

Watch Video: “Adjuvants 101: Surfactants, Stickers, and Silicones”

Watch Video: Adjuvants 101: Surfactants, Stickers, and Silicones”, presented by special guests Johnnie Roberts, CPDA Director of Education-Adjuvant Chemistry, along with Kevin Crosby, Director of Research and Development Adjuvants Unlimited, and Joe Gednalske, CPDA Director of Education-Adjuvant Development.

CPDA sponsors second Adjuvants 101 webinar session April 7

CPDA sponsors second Adjuvants 101 webinar session April 7 Washington, DC – A second installment of its popular Adjuvants 101 webinar series is scheduled for April 7, 2022, from 1 to 2 pm (CST). Adjuvants 101: Surfactants, Stickers, and Silicones will feature Johnnie Roberts, CPDA Director-Adjuvant Chemistry, along with Kevin Crosby, Technology Manager of Adjuvants Unlimited. Joe Gednalske, CPDA Director of Education-Adjuvant Development, will moderate the live session. “Use of these products is particularly critical this season due to supply chain issues,” said Terry Kippley, CPDA President. “Anything producers

CPDA Welcomes New Member UPL NA, Inc.

The Council of Producers and Distributors of Agrotechnology is very pleased and excited to announce that UPL NA, Inc. has joined CPDA membership.  UPL is a leader in global food systems, as one of the top five agricultural solutions companies worldwide. With revenue of $5 billion, UPL has a presence in 130 countries. Through OpenAg™, UPL is focused on accelerating progress for the food system. UPL’s access to 90 percent of the world’s food basket and its focus

EPA Expands Use of Enlist Products to 134 Additional Counties for the 2022 Growing Season

EPA Expands Use of Enlist Products to 134 Additional Counties for the 2022 Growing Season Following the thorough review of a proposed label amendment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the use of Enlist One and Enlist Duo in 134 additional counties, providing growers with additional weed management options for the 2022 growing season. Today’s action is an example of EPA’s commitment to working with stakeholders when new information becomes available to make regulatory decisions that reflect

CPDA Welcomes New Member Atticus, LLC

CPDA Welcomes New Member Atticus, LLC The Council of Producers and Distributors of Agrotechnology is very pleased and excited to announce that Atticus, LLC has joined CPDA membership.  Atticus, LLC is an American-owned, bootstrapped and independently operated company based in Cary, NC. Atticus offers a broad and expanding portfolio of relevant, branded-generic pesticides for Agriculture and EcoCore markets. Driven by grassroots experience and an unwavering commitment to operational excellence, Atticus is an ally uniquely positioned to