Insecticide Updates – August 20, 2010

Joanne Whalen, Extension IPM Specialist; jwhalen@udel.edu

Belt SC – (flubendiamide) – This federal label was recently expanded to include soybeans and legume vegetables. However, as of Aug 17 it is not included on the Delaware Department of Agriculture’s state registration list. Materials must be labeled both federally and in-state to be used on a crop. We will let you know when it has received a state label as well or you can check their website:
http://www.kellysolutions.com/de/pesticideindex.htm

Bayer Agrees to Terminate All Uses of Aldicarb (News Release)In a recent EPA Pesticide Update released from the EPA Office of Pesticide Programs, they indicated that EPA and Bayer CropScience have reached an agreement to end use of the pesticide aldicarb in the United States.

More information: http://www.epa.gov/oppsrrd1/REDs/factsheets/aldicarb_fs.html

To view the dockets: http://www.regulations.gov

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