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BPIA Applauds Progress in 2024 Farm Bill Framework

BPIA applauds the House and Senate Agriculture Committees for advancing the 2024 Farm Bill by unveiling their respective frameworks. This legislation signifies a significant stride towards bolstering our agricultural landscape, prioritizing the needs of frontline growers and consumers, and the sustainable stewardship of our natural resources.

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BPIA Submits Comments to NOSB

BPIA submitted comments to the National Organic Standards Board to help rectify the USDA organic regulations’ references to the outdated EPA inert ingredient Lists 3 and 4 and improve the policies and procedures for establishing allowable pesticide inert ingredients for use in organic crop and livestock production.

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BPIA Submits Proposal to CFIA

BPIA and other stakeholders submitted a proposal to the CFIA to permit registrants to change suppliers of certain ingredients without submitting an Ingredient Source Change Inquiry.

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BPIA Submits Comments to EPA

BPIA filed comments regarding an ANPR concerning the EPA’s approach to regulation of seeds treated with a pesticide registered under FIFRA.

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BPIA Submits Comments to NOSB

BPIA submitted comments to the National Organic Standards Board regarding allowable biological pesticide inert ingredients for use in organic crop production.

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BPIA Supports Biostimulant Act

BPIA applauds the bipartisan introduction of the Plant Biostimulant Act of 2023 in the Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives (H.R. 1472). BPIA thanks Senators Mike Braun (R-IN) and Alex Padilla (D-CA) as well as Congressmen Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) and Jim Baird (R-IN) for sponsoring the bill.

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BPIA Response to PRO2022-01

BPIA provided a response to the PMRA’s request for comments regarding PRO2022-01 Pre-Consultation – Proposed Regulatory Amendments to the Pest Control Products Regulations

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BPIA Comments on NOP’s ANPR

BPIA filed comments regarding ANPR concerning USDA-AMS-NOP’s request for comments on how to rectify the USDA organic regulations’ references to outdated EPA policy on inert ingredients used in pesticide products.

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