The Environmental Protection Agency has revised its Agricultural Worker Protection Standard regulation to increase protection from pesticide exposure for farmworkers, affording them similar health protections as in other industries.
Source: The Fertilizer Institute
The Fertilizer Institute is accepting nominations for the 2016 4R Advocate Awards Program. Retailers are urged to submit nominations highlighting the exceptional nutrient stewardship of their grower customers.
Source: The Fertilizer Institute, The Sulfur Institute and Agricultural Retailers Association
Agricultural groups have become aware of incidents where fertilizer products containing sulfur have flared-up while being blended or handled at fertilizer retail facilities. When airborne, sulfur dust has the potential to cause a dust explosion with any combustible material, such as grain, flour and confectionary sugar.