EPA APPROVES SEC 18 FOR USE OF TRANSFORM WG TO CONTROL SUGARCANE APHID IN MISSOURI SORGHUM

I am pleased to announce the fast action of the Missouri Department of Agriculture and the EPA in approving a specific exemption allowing under Section 18 of FIFRA for the use of Transform® WG (Sulfoxaflor) EPA Reg. No. 62719-625 to control the newly introduced sugarcane aphid (SA),  Some specific label requirements are below. You can view the emergency exemption use directions in the attachment.

Restrictions:

 Preharvest Interval: Do not apply within 7 days of harvest for forage, and 14 days for grain or stover.

 A restricted entry interval (REI) of 24 hours must be observed.

 Do not make more than two applications per acre per year.

 Minimum Treatment Interval: Do not make applications less than 14 days apart.

 Do not apply more than a total of 3.0 oz of Transform WG (0.09 lb ai of sulfoxaflor) per acre per year.

Foliar applications may be made by ground or air.

Transform WG Sec 18 MO Sorghum Final Label

Melissa May

Certification Program Coordinator
Bureau of Pesticide Control
Missouri Department of Agriculture
PO Box 630, Jefferson City, MO 65102
573-522-1637/ 573-751-0005 (fax)
melissa.may@mda.mo.gov

Darryl Slade

Enforcement Program Coordinator
Missouri Department of Agriculture
Bureau of Pesticide Control
P.O. Box 630
1616 Missouri Blvd.
Jefferson City, MO 65102
(573) 751-5511
(573) 751-0005 – fax
www.mda.mo.gov
darryl.slade@mda.mo.gov

David Reinbott
Agriculture Business Specialist
University of Missouri Extension
P.O. Box 187
6458 State Hwy 77
Benton, MO  63736
573-545-3516
Fax: 573-545-3517
reinbottd@missouri.edu
http://extension.missouri.edu/scott/agriculture.aspx

Bobby Haygood, Ph.D.
Crop Protection R&D
Dow AgroSciences LLC
1922 Swynford Lane
Collierville, TN 38017
901-861-4351 (O)
1-866-772-0426 (F)
901-233-4460 (C)
bhaygood@dow.com

Jamey Thomas, Ph.D.
US Regulatory Manager
Dow AgroSciences
317-337-4138
jdthomas@dow.com

Attached you will find the emergency exemption use directions.  This Section 18 expires on November 30, 2014.  If you have any questions, please let me know. 



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