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21 07, 2016

EPA Hears from Growers why Chlorpyrifos is needed

By | July 21st, 2016|Categories: Laws & Regulations, Pesticides, Politics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

On Monday, Jack Housenger from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Pesticide Re-evaluation Division visited a Visalia citrus grove to hear first-hand why chlorpyrifos continues to be an important crop protection tool for citrus growers.  Housenger was accompanied by Caleb Hawkins from the Biological and Economic Analysis Division and Garland Waleko from EPA’s Office of Pesticide [...]

21 07, 2016

Ag’s Counterpunch to U.S. EPA

By | July 21st, 2016|Categories: Laws & Regulations, Pesticides, Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments

Citrus Mutual joined eight other organizations challenging EPA’s process for evaluating crop protection tools this week.  CCM President Joel Nelsen joined the CEOs from American Farm Bureau, American Soybean, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Corn Growers Association, National Cotton Council, National Potato Council, United Fresh Produce Association, and Western Growers on a letter to [...]