Pesticide Product Label System Continues to Change
Misreading pesticide product labels can cause significant damage to farmland and consumer health. The Pesticide Product Label System (PPLS) from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is regularly updated with new labels and pesticide usage guidelines. Improperly applying insecticides and other pesticides can be hazardous to the environment and endangered species, but the frequent adjustment to regulations can cause severe issues for crop farmers.
According to Agri-View, a Wisconsin agriculture site, the labeling changes can cause difficulties for farmers who are used to applying pesticides to crops in a certain way.Continue reading