On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced several proposed label changes to atrazine products, a key herbicide used in agriculture. Atrazine is commonly used in corn along with sugarcane and sorghum. EPA is looking to make changes to reduce runoff of the herbicide from farm fields to protect aquatic plant species. There is now a 60 day public comment period in place and farmers are encouraged to share their views on the matter. It can be found under the docket identification number EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0266 at www.regulations.gov.
Read more of this story from DTN/Progressive Farmer here: https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/crops/article/2022/06/30/biden-administration-proposes-label
Also, many ag groups have voiced their opposition to this news including the National Corn Growers Association. You can view a statement from NCGA President and Iowa farmer Chris Edgington below: