Integrated Crop Management News

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a proposal for a new certification and training rule for pesticide applicators who apply restricted use pesticides. The current rule has been in place since 1974. According to EPA: “The goal of this proposed rule is to reduce the likelihood of harm from the misapplication of toxic pesticides and ensure a consistent level of protection among states. EPA has determined that use of restricted use pesticides would be safer with increased supervision and oversight.

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