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16:44PM Oct 24, 2019

EPA Proposes "Clarifying" Updates To Application Exclusion Zone

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

The goal is to improve the long-term success of the agency’s Application Exclusion Zone (AEZ) requirements. The Agricultural Retailers Association supports these targeted revisions.

15:19PM Oct 24, 2019

Produce Delights satisfies PACA order

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Produce Delight LLC is no longer barred from operating in the fresh produce industry after satisfying a Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act order.

15:10PM Oct 24, 2019

States Continue To Decide The Fate Of Chlorpyrifos

NAICC
AgWeb Contributor

On May 8, 2019, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that his administration planned to ban chlorpyrifos.

23:50PM Oct 23, 2019

USDA announces appointments to Hass Avocado Board

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has appointed six people to serve three-year terms on the Hass Avocado Board.

13:57PM Oct 23, 2019

Senators Introduce A Bill Aimed At Slowing The Rate of Farmer Suicide

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor

Titled the “Seeding Rural Resilience Act,” the bill’s aim is to curb the rising rate of farmer suicides in America.

12:53PM Oct 23, 2019

USDA Clarifies Alfalfa MFP Rules

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor

This week USDA issued clarification on the alfalfa issues farmers are experiencing related to MFP.

10:50AM Oct 23, 2019

Texas expands citrus greening quarantine area

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The quarantined area for citrus greening disease in Texas has expanded to Brazoria and Galveston counties.