In 2022, EPA approved the use of mandestrobin on lettuce for protection against lettuce drop.
Ethalfluralin has been approved by EPA for use on hemp seed; this is the first conventional pest management option for hemp growers.
Isofetamid is now an option for rusty root disease management on ginseng. Learn about IR-4’s work securing this new use through EPA.
EPA has approved new tolerances for Pyriofenone on greenhouse cucumbers and fruiting vegetables.
EPA has approved a new tolerance for sulfur dioxide on blueberries. Read more here.
Thanks to international partnerships and IR-4 research, ginseng and lowbush blueberry growers have a new tool to improve crop health and yields.
Two-spotted spider mites are attacking hops. Hop growers now have a new tool to fight back thanks to IR-4 research.
Treevix by BASF has been approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for use in fig orchards to control broadleaf weeds.
Historically growers have not had fungicides available for use on pomegranates. Labels for use of Merivon on pomegranates are expected to be approved in 2022 in California and Florida.
International approval of mandipropamid MRLs on citrus is currently being evaluated by Codex.