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Month: March 2018

Public Comment Period Open for Glyphosate Draft Risk Assessments

EPA Pesticide Program Updates, from EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs: www.epa.gov/pesticides In this update: EPA has opened the 60-day public comment period for the draft glyphosate human health and ecological risk assessments. Comments are due by April 30, 2018. The draft risk assessments and supporting documents are available in glyphosate’s registration review docket EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0361 on www.regulations.gov…. Read more »


NIFA’s 2017 Annual Report Highlights Significant Achievements by its Partners

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is pleased to present its 2017 Annual Report: User Inspired Science Transforming Lives. This year’s annual report highlights the transformative and exciting work by NIFA-funded partners in the areas of research, education, and extension. Read NIFA’s 2017 Annual Report to learn more about how the agency’s investments… Read more »


The March edition of the Western IPM center newsletter is out

Here’s a link to the online version: http://www.icontact-archive.com/GRXUtzWNofP2xXJ2hQvOa5UKrhjmWxhZ?w=3 Highlights in this issue: We announce the recipients of our 2018 grants – eight interesting projects that range from drone disease detection in berry crops to replanting options in bulldozed fire breaks. A new bed bug website and a training model by the bed bug work group,… Read more »