A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: EPA, FSA, FWS
Environmental Protection Agency
Notice that EPA has received specific exemption requests from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to use the pesticide dinotefuran to treat up to 25,000 and 29,000 acres, respectively, of pome and stone fruits to control the brown marmorated stinkbug. Info here.
Notice that EPA has received applications to register pesticide products containing active ingredients not included in any currently registered pesticide products. Info here.
Farm Service Agency
Notice that FSA is requesting comments from interested individuals and organizations on a revision and extension of a currently approved information collection request associated with the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. Info here.
Fish and Wildlife Service
Notice announcing the availability of our draft revised recovery plan for the Houston toad, listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
LEGISLATIVE: Includes Vermont
S 102 establishes a program for the management of residual wastes generated, imported to, or managed on a farm for farming in the state. Info here.