This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Keith Menchey (pronounced Men-chee), Manager of Science and Environmental Issues at National Cotton Council.
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EPA announced it is taking action to revoke food tolerance for residues of carbofuran. According to Keith Menchey, Manager of Science and Environmental Issues for the National Cotton Council a pesticide can not be registered without a tolerance.
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Menchey says for cotton this is a potential loss of critical products for aphid control.
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Menchey says the National Cotton Council has worked with FMC and commodity groups to communicate carbofuran’s benefits.