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.
Employees honored with National Recognition of Excellence Awards, Technical and Meritorious Service Awards
2023 marks 60 Years of IR-4. Read more about our project’s impacts and longevity.
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.
EPA has released the sixth Final Rule in a series of updates to pesticide crop groups. This update includes new commodities and additional subgroups in Legumes and Cereal Grains.