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EPA Moves to Ban Bayer Pesticide

After Bayer CropScience and Nichino America refused to voluntarily pull their insecticides containing flubendiamide off the market, the EPA has moved to ban sales of the commercial pest control products. Flubendiamide is used on more than 200 crops, including soybeans, almonds, tobacco, peanuts, cotton, lettuce, alfalfa, tomatoes, watermelon and bell … Read more »

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Bayer Refuses EPA’s Request to Pull Pesticide in US

Bayer Crop Science says it has refused a request by the EPA to pull its Belt pesticide off the market in the US. The chemical company says the EPA is exaggerating the environmental risk posed by flubendiamide, the pesticide’s active ingredient, and says it will seek a review of the … Read more »

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SC Johnson Builds Sustainable Insecticide Supply, Boosts Farmers’ Incomes

SC Johnson has partnered with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture to help Rwanda pyrethrum farmers boost incomes while creating an environmentally and economically sustainable raw materials source. Pyrethrum, or py, is a fast-acting and highly effective insecticide extracted from the dried … Read more »