Battelle Facilities Tour

EVENT DETAILS July 30, 2024 Tour Agenda: 9:00-11:30am @ the West Jefferson Facility (AG Drift, Volatility testing) 12:00pm Catered Lunch 1:00-3:00pm @ Columbus Facility (Analytical labs, Biologists, NEON, PFAS and Emerging contaminants work) Deadline to register: July 10, 2024 Facility Info: PFAS Services  |  Agricultural Drift Tunnel  |  Spray Drift Testing Any questions regarding the tour, please contact Mindy Ramey, mckenziem@battelle.org.   REGISTER

NCWSS Weed Contest

This is a great opportunity to build awareness of our industry, and your company, with the next crop of agronomists and weed scientists.Volunteers Needed!The NCWSS and ABG AG services are looking for volunteers for the NCWSS Weed Contest to be held on July 25th at ABG Ag in Sheridan, Indiana. If you

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Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Inert Ingredients in Pesticides for Organic Production

CPDA would like to make you aware of the recent announcement for your review. Please be advised that CPDA is working internally on a coordinated response from CPDA members.  We will have additional information provided to you next week.  Please advise if you have any comments in the meantime.     The USDA National Organic Program has previewed an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR), expected to be published sometime today (September 2nd) and seeks input from public/stakeholders