On October 13, the U.S. EPA announced and issued new labels for the three approved over the top dicamba herbicide formulations for soybeans: Engenia, XtendiMax and FeXapan. Click
here to see the U.S. EPA news release. Click
here to read more about the changes in our newsletter.
ACI is monitoring this issue and will be working with our members, Office the Indiana State Chemist and other stakeholders.
NGFA Alert: Mycotoxins
The NGFA is taking the opportunity to remind the industry of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) current action levels for aflatoxin, as well as its regulatory guidance for fumonisn and vomitoxin levels. The FDA has issued regulatory guidance for these three mycotoxins that may be present in raw grain, feed ingredients and finished feed. The guide can be accessed by clicking
U.S. Department of Transportation Request for Comments
Source: The Fertilizer Institute
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently published a request for comments pertaining to review of existing DOT regulations. Per its notice, "the public is encouraged to identify regulations that (a) eliminate jobs or inhibit job creation; (b) are outdated, unnecessary, or ineffective; (c) impose costs that exceed benefits; (d) create a serious inconsistency or otherwise interfere with regulatory reform initiatives and policies; (e) could be revised to use performance standards in lieu of design standards, or (f) potentially burden the development or use of domestically produced energy resources."
ACI submitted common sense recommendations to The Fertilizer Institute to include in their submission.
For more policy news, click here for the ACI Policy Newsletter.
Purdue Cooperative Extension Services and ACI join again this year in offering the Post Harvest Update and Recertification Workshop. This event is always a great way to get those last minute CCH credits for the year. Registration is now open and Early Bird rates are in effect until December 6th. Click
here for the registration form.
Weekly Washington Report - 10-16-17
(by Steve Kopperud)
ClickHERE to access the full Washington Report featuring these important stories:
Tax Reform Vote on Christmas Eve?
Trump Attacks NAFTA Again as 4th Round of Talks Begin
Trade Angst Spawns New Grass Roots Group to Support Trade Deals
AFIA, NGFA Support Codex Office Move at USDA, Offer Recommendations on Future Actions
'Cooperative Alliance' with OSHA Struck by NGFA
House Approves $36.5-Billion Hurricane, Disaster Package; Calls Aid Bill a 'Down Payment'
Giancarlo says One-Year Delay in Swaps Rule Registration Likely
Water Group Wants Farm Bill to Protect Water Sources from Runoff
Lock 52 57-Mile Backup is Poster Child for Trump Infrastructure Promises
House Subcommittee Rail Infrastructure Hearing Collects Improvement Needs
Trump Nominates Andrew Wheeler to be EPA Deputy Administrator
Supreme Court Seems Taken with Ag, Industry WOTUS Jurisdiction Arguments
FDA Begins Ag Biotech 'Outreach' to Consumers
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