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Hemp Pesticide Safety Education Workshop offered statewide March 12 - Nevada Today

University of Nevada, Reno Extension, in partnership with the Nevada Department of Agriculture, is offering a workshop March 12 to train people throughout the state how to properly use pesticides when growing hemp. The workshop is meant for individuals who plan to grow hemp commercially. It will provide Continuing Education Units for certified applicators and …

Hemp pesticides - EPA approval

Image: NickyPe The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced late last week approval has been granted for the use of 10 pesticide products on hemp. Hemp is a pretty hardy crop, but it isn’t indestructible. There are quite a few hemp pests that can reduce its fibre or cannabinoid yield, or kill the plant. Nine …

EPA Approves 10 Pesticides for Hemp, Makes Key Decision on Atrazine - CropLife

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced two important actions that will help the agricultural sector protect crops from pests and weeds. Under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is approving the use of 10 pesticide products on hemp in time for the 2020 growing season. Nine of these products are …