EPA Issues Long-Term Registration for Sulfoxaflor

EPA Issues Long-Term Registration for Sulfoxaflor

In a win for U.S. growers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday issued a long-term approval for the insecticide sulfoxaflor, an effective tool to control challenging pests with fewer environmental impacts.

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“After conducting an extensive risk analysis, including the review of one of the agency’s largest datasets on the effects of a pesticide on bees, EPA is approving the use of sulfoxaflor on alfalfa, corn, cacao, grains (millet, oats), pineapple, sorghum, teff, teosinte, tree plantations, citrus, cotton, cucurbits (squash, cucumbers, watermelons, some gourds), soybeans, and strawberries,” according to an EPA statement.

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