EPA to Act on Regulatory Oversight of Pesticide-Treated Seeds

Story by Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor

OMAHA (DTN) — The Environmental Protection Agency will decide by Sept. 30 to spell out how much regulatory oversight is needed for pesticide-treated seeds after the agency opted for five years not to respond to regulatory demands for oversight of treated seeds from environmental groups.

The decision could affect seeds for nearly every corn and soybean acre planted, as well as other crops.

Read more of this story from our partners at DTN/Progressive Farmer here: https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/crops/article/2022/07/06/epa-act-regulatory-oversight-treated