USDA Extends Enlist Comment Period

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has extended the comment period related to the Enlist Weed Control System until Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

The draft environmental impact statement (DEIS), currently under consideration, evaluates the potential environmental impacts of one corn and two soybean advanced technology varieties that are resistant to the herbicide known as 2,4-D, and several other herbicides.

Comments in support of the new weed control technology can be submitted by visiting www.advancefarming.com/petition.htm or via the USDA docket on http://www.regulations.gov.  Please reference docket number APHIS-2013-0042.

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