C.O.R.N. Newsletter Articles

  1. Author(s): Jennifer Andon

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be sponsoring three collection events for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted pesticides. This year, the collections are happening in Fayette, Hancock and Lake counties.

    August 18: Fayette County 9 am - 3 pm
    Fayette County Airport 
    2770 Old Rt 38 NE. 
    Washington Courthouse, Ohio 43160

    Issue: 2020-22
  2. Author(s): Peggy Hall

    There was a great deal of action last Friday in the case that vacated the registrations of XtendiMax, Engenia, and FeXapan dicamba-based products.  Despite a barrage of court filings on Friday, however, nothing has changed the current legal status of the dicamba products in Ohio, and Ohio growers may use existing stocks of the products now. Still, they must end-use by June 30th, 2020

    Here's a rundown of the orders that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued in the case last Friday:

    Issue: 2020-19
  3. Author(s): Sarah Noggle , Author(s): Sam Custer

    This update is coming after the CORN Newsletter was published on Monday. The date of the Press Release is from Ohio Department of Agriculture on June 11, 2020.

    Official Statement Regarding the Use of Over-the-Top Dicamba Products

    Issue: 2020-17
  4. Author(s): Peggy Hall

    Dicamba has had its share of legal challenges, and a decision issued yesterday dealt yet another blow when the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals  vacated the product’s registration with the U.S. EPA.  In doing so, the court held that the EPA’s approval of the registration violated the provisions of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (“FIFRA”), which regulates the use of herbicides and other chemicals in the U.S.  Here’s a summary of how the court reached its decision and a few thoughts on the uncertainty that follows the opinion.

    Issue: 2020-17
  5. The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be sponsoring a collection for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted agricultural pesticides on September 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Kidron Livestock Auction parking lot (behind the barns), 4885 Kidron Rd., in Kidron.  (GPS: Apple Creek, Ohio 44606).

    The pesticide collection and disposal service are free of charge, but only farm chemicals will be accepted.  Paint, antifreeze, solvents, and household or non-farm pesticides will not be accepted.

    Issue: 2019 - 29
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