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Sorghum Notes

Jun 3

Sorghum Notes | June 3, 2016

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum e-Notes | June 3, 2016 NSP Releases Statement on EPA Risk Assessment for Atrazine The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week released its Draft Triazine Ecological Risk Assessments. The assessment determined the herbicide atrazine poses ecological risk to plants and animals including amphibians, birds, reptiles and […]

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May 26

Sorghum Notes | May 26, 2016

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum e-Notes | May 26, 2016 EPA Assistant Administrator Visits Texas Sorghum Farms EPA Assistant Administrator Jim Jones and Director David Widawsky visited Texas Grain Sorghum Producers Association and South Texas Cotton and Grain Association staff and farmers this week. John Gordy, Fort Bend County extension agent […]

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May 13

Sorghum Notes | May 13

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum Notes | May 12, 2016 Sulfoxaflor Use Cleared in 10 Additional States Sulfoxaflor, the active ingredient in Transform WG—a Dow AgroSciences product, now has government approval for use in 11 states to treat sugarcane aphids in grain sorghum. Following last month’s approval for use of sulfoxaflor in Texas, […]

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May 6

Sorghum Notes | May 5

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes | May 5, 2016 Sugarcane Aphid Management Update The sugarcane aphid has made an early arrival this season, being found early in South Texas and this week as far north as the lower Texas Panhandle. Entomologist say although this is concerning, it does not give us […]

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Apr 28

Sorghum Notes | April 28, 2016

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes |  April 28, 2016 EPA Soliciting Comments on Paraquat The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting public comments on proposed actions related to paraquat, the active ingredient in Syngenta’s Gramoxone®. The EPA’s proposed interim mitigation decision would restrict use of the herbicide to only certified […]

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Apr 21

Sorghum Notes | April 21, 2016

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes |  April 21, 2016 Reduced PHI for Sivanto Prime Approved in Texas  The Texas Department of Agriculture approved a 24(c) special local need registration for Sivanto Prime, a Bayer CropScience product, that reduces the pre-harvest interval. Texas producers can now apply Sivanto Prime up to […]

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Apr 14

Sorghum Notes | April 14, 2016

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes |  April 14, 2016 Transform Approved for Texas The Environmental Protection Agency announced the approval of a request for the use of sulfoxaflor (Transform WG), a Dow AgroSciences product, on up to three million acres in Texas to control the sugarcane aphid this growing season. The Texas […]

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Apr 7

Sorghum Notes | April 7, 2016

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes |  April 7, 2016 Bayer, Nichino America Request Hearing on Belt Bayer CropScience and Nichino America, Inc. have formally requested a hearing before the Environmental Protection Agency’s Administrative Law Judge, contesting the EPA’s proposed cancellation of flubendiamide, the active ingredient in Belt™. The legal proceeding follows EPA’s announced intent to cancel the active […]

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Mar 31

Sorghum Notes | March 31, 2016

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes |  March 31, 2015 Prospective Plantings Report Released The U.S. Department of Agriculture released the 2016 Prospective Plantings Report on Thursday, March 31, and predicted U.S. sorghum plantings at 7.2 million acres. While the projection is 85 percent of 2015 planted acreage, the estimate is consistent with the […]

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Mar 24

Sorghum Notes | March 24, 2016

      National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes | Mar. 24, 2015 Ag Organizations Ask for Delay of OSHA Removal of Farm Supply Exemption On Wednesday, March 23, National Sorghum Producers joined other agricultural organizations in calling for House and Senate budget officials to delay the proposed removal of an exemption by farm […]

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