The proposed rules would reduce the concentration equivalent level of concern equivalent from 15 parts per billion to 3.4 parts per billion, reduce atrazine usage to a maximum of 2 pounds per acre per year, prohibit aerial spraying, and ban atrazine applications to saturated soils, as well as within 48 hours of forecasted heavy precipitation.
Changes from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to atrazine registration could affect as much as 45 million acres of corn and would be "detrimental" to conservation tillage practices, according to a Sygenta scientist.
The American Soybean Association and 54 other ag groups released a statement saying they're disappointed the U.S. Supreme Court won't hear the case and expressed concern about the possibility of a "patchwork" of state labels.
Kuhn Krause's focus, above all, is to continue to produce quality products to serve producers better; to strive to respond to their needs with new tools and new technology to meet their growing challenges. Agronomic practices are constantly changing, and at a faster pace now than ever.