Action Alerts

EPA Provides New Registration for Sulfoxaflor with Limits

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, October 14th, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provided a new registration for sulfoxaflor, a Dow AgroSciences insecticide sold under the trade names Transform and Closer. The registration, which was previously canceled, was approved for use in Arkansas under Section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, and Rodenticide Act, which allows use of pesticides to […] Read more...

EPA Postpones Scientific Review of Glyphosate

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information According to a recent announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the scientific review of the carcinogenicity of glyphosate has been postponed from its scheduled October 18-21 date. A nine member Science Review Board had been named to serve on a Scientific Advisory Panel and scheduled to meet to review the herbicide, which is the […] Read more...

Obama Administration Further Loosens Rules on Commerce with Cuba

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, October 14th, the Obama Administration announced another round of regulatory changes regarding trade and commerce between the United States and Cuba. The rules do not offer significant changes to address the primary need of U.S. agriculture, which is to eliminate the cash in advance of sale requirements that limits the financing abilities to […] Read more...

Dannon Makes Non-GMO Pledge to Dismay of Ag Groups

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, Dannon, the top selling brand of yogurt worldwide, announced a new pledge to eliminate the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in many of its branded dairy products. This pledge includes animal feed for dairy cows, which today depend heavily on feed composed of GMO crops. The idea of this pledge was widely […] Read more...

Turner Grain Bankruptcy Lawsuits Pile Up

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In recent days several articles have emerged related to the failed grain merchandising company Turner Grain. Most of the articles released provided an update regarding the various companies involved in lawsuits against Turner Grain and related companies in an effort to reclaim funds lost due to the failure of the company.  The articles also provide […] Read more...
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