The EPA’s recent risk assessment for the pyrethroid class of insecticides — reliable, effective pest control tools used by growers nationwide — will dramatically limit farmers’ choices in crop protection products. The agency’s overly conservative risk predictions are based on oversimplified science and place farmers’ ability to use bifenthrin — a common pyrethroid insecticide used on more than 14 million acres annually — at risk.
The 60-day comment period is open now. You have important information the EPA needs to hear.
Without vital context and input from those who use these products, the EPA could further encroach on your pest management options and severely limit your freedom to operate. The comment period is scheduled to close March 31, 2017.
Please select the most appropriate category below to share with the EPA the importance of bifenthrin as a sustainable, economical and effective pest control tool.