A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
LEGISLATIVE: Includes Colorado
SB 22 makes changes related to the requirements for various boards and commissions, including agricultural boards and commissions, within the state. Info here.
REGULATORY: APHIS, EPA, NOAA, RBCS
ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE
Notice announcing that APHIS is seeking comments on a requested extension of approval of an information collection associated with control of African swine fever and restrictions on the movement of swine products and swine byproducts from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Final rule notifying the public that the EPA Administrator has forwarded to the Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture a draft final rulemaking regulatory document concerning “Pesticide Product Performance Data Requirements for Products Claiming Efficacy Against Certain Invertebrate Pests.” Info here.
Final rule establishing an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of adipic acid when used as an inert ingredient in pesticide formulations applied to growing crops. Info here.
Final rule establishing tolerances for residues of ipflufenoquin in or on almond, almond hulls, and almond fruit. Info here.
Final rule establishing an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of potassium acetate when used as an inert ingredient in pesticide formulations applied to growing crops only. Info here.
Notice announcing the EPA’s order for the cancellations and amendments to terminate uses, voluntarily requested by the registrants and accepted by the Agency, of certain products. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Notice soliciting comments on a proposed revision of the management plan for the Chesapeake Bay Virginia National Estuarine Research Reserve. Info here.
RURAL BUSINESS-COOPERATIVE SERVICE
Notice announcing that RBCS is accepting applications for the Value-Added Producer Grant program. Info here.