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Hemp Pesticide Approval Pending

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Farmers have long-established practices for combating pests, diseases and weeds. They typically lean on years of experience, in addition to approved pesticides and herbicides proven to work for their particular crops. But the nascent U.S. hemp industry lacks similar tribal knowledge and regulatory guidance on these treatments to ensure healthy, productive crops. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently took a step toward approving pesticide applications for hemp. On Aug. 21, the EPA an...

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