The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released the sixth Final Rule in a series of updates to pesticide crop groupings.
The revised crop group table is now available to view and download on the IR-4 website. Find all Crop Grouping information in the Food Crops section.
Revisions have been made to the following crop groups:
- Group 6 ( Legumes)
- Group 7 (Foliage of Legume Vegetables)
- Group 15 (Cereal Grains)
- Group 16 (Forage, Fodder and Straw of Cereal Grains)
Based on petitions by the IR-4 Project, these crop group amendments help streamline pesticide tolerance-setting, improve pest management tools for specialty crop growers, and make safer, more nutritionally diverse foods available to consumers.
About the IR-4 Project
The mission of the IR-4 Project is to facilitate regulatory approval of sustainable pest management technologies for specialty crops and specialty uses to promote public well-being. By working directly with local crop growers across the country, IR-4 conducts research and develops data necessary for the registration of pest management tools, ensuring that they are safe for use. To learn more, visit our website.