The Environmental Protection Agency has made an announcement about the use of glyphosate and neonicotinoids. The EPA reaffirms a previous decision, saying glyphosate is safe to use and unlikely to cause cancer. This decision incorporates recommendations to reduce spray drift, including a ban on spraying during temperature inversions or when wind speeds exceed 15 miles per hour. Regarding neonicotinoids, the agency is seeking to limit exposure to bees by restricting the use of these products on blooming crops. Additional personal protective equipment for applicators and management techniques for on-target applications are also advised.
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