Western Growers recently wrapped up the second leg of its #LostCAwater digital campaign—and the results were tremendous. Nearly 1.9 million people saw the “Other Stressors, Not Pumps, Leading to Delta Smelt Decline” video, which aimed to educate Californians about the regulatory exacerbation of California’s drought and its devastating impact on farmers and rural communities.

Stephanie Metzinger

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Administrative Law Judge sided with EPA in a case which could force Bayer to cancel all uses of flubendiamide, or Belt, in the United States.

The judge’s initial decision will now be reviewed by the Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) and will not be considered final until the EAB issues its ruling in July. While under EAB review, distributors, retailers and farmers can continue to buy, sell and use the product in their operations. 

Stephanie Metzinger

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