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Atrazine an important tool for weed control, Iowa farmers say

Atrazine an important tool for weed control, Iowa farmers say

An Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) draft report on atrazine contains numerous data and methodological errors that could result in a "de facto" ban on its use, Dan Campbell, regulatory team lead at Syngenta, told Iowa Farm Bureau members last week in Washington, D.C..

"They’ve (EPA) severely cherry-picked the studies and data," Campbell told members.

If the assessment is considered during the registration process, there’s a chance it may not make it through the process, Campbell said. Atrazine was pulled from registration in Europe in 2007-2008.

Iowa farmers use...




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