EPA Approves Pesticides for Hemp

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved 10 pesticides for use on hemp. Of the pesticides approved, 9 are biopesticides and one is conventional.

In August 2019 EPA announced that it was reviewing pesticides for use on hemp and was accepting public comments prior to making final determinations on the first 10 pesticides. Going forward, EPA will review applications and approve additional pesticides on an ongoing basis.

Read EPA’s announcement and the list of approved pesticides.