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- Bud Factor X Intense Resin Production, by Advanced Nutrients, contains salicylic acid
- Emerald Harvest (3 advisories)
- King Kola Powerful Bloom Booster 0.3-2-3 contains salicylic acid, prohexadione, and 6-benzylaminopurine
- Root Wizard Massive Root Builder contains Indole-3-butyric acid
- Honey Chrome Aroma and Resin Enhancer 0.5-0.5-1 contains salicylic acid
- Green Planet Nutrients, 0.0083-0.011-0.0505 Finisher, by H.I.T. Manufacturing, contains salicylic acid
- Snoop's Premium Nutrients, 0-0-0.04 Radical Roots, by Assertive Assimilation, contains Indole-3-butyric acid
- Vegamatrix, 1-0-1 boost CaMg (w/ Polysacharides), by Pure Life Veganix, contains salicylic acid
Regarding use of pesticides for onion maggot control in onion cull piles awaiting burial. ODA Pesticides Program has identified EPA-labeled insecticides that can be legally applied specifically to onion cull piles (either directly to the pile or to areas surrounding the pile) for onion maggot control.
NPK Industries' Mighty Wash and Ultimate Wash contain pyrethrins pesticide advisoryhas been released because the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) has reason to believe the products Mighty Wash and Ultimate Wash, manufactured by NPK Industries, contain a pesticide active ingredient not listed on the label. ODA has tested both products and found it to contain the active ingredient pyrethrins.
Use of Mighty Wash and Ultimate Wash could cause cannabis to fail Oregon Health Authority (OHA) pesticide testing requirements. Growers of all crops and retailers are advised to discontinue using or selling Mighty Wash and Ultimate Wash until further notice.
Use of Mega Wash could cause cannabis to fail OHA pesticide testing requirements. Growers of all crops and retailers are advised to discontinue using or selling Mega Wash until further notice.
Bulletins and news
ODA Pesticide Bulletin: April 2017
ODA Pesticide Bulletin (Spring Issue)
In this issue: Information about Alexis Taylor, ODA's new director; ODA and Oregon State University developing a voluntary pollinator plan; changes ahead for the Worker Protection Standard; issues surrounding chlorpyrifos; knowing what your license allows; plus, fertilizer and pesticide violation lists. Pesticide spring newsletter
Worker Protection Standard update: February 2017
ODA Pesticide Bulletin: September 2016
ODA Pesticide Bulletin (Fall Issue)
In this issue: Information about ODA Director Katy Coba leaving the agency; tips to avoid delays with requesting recertification credits; display requirements for pesticide safety information; avoiding violations when making applications for others; plus, fertilizer and pesticide violation lists. Pesticide fall newsletter
Aerial pesticide applicators permanent rule in effect: June 2016
The permanent rule for the aerial pesticide applicators license is now in effect. It requires aerial application licensing for people who want to aerially apply pesticides by aircraft.
Automated call to pesticide applicators regarding drift: April 2016
ODA Pesticide Bulletin: March 2016
The spring issue of the ODA Pesticide Bulletin includes information about ODA's guidance list about pesticide use on cannabis, a gypsy moth eradication plan, a new hotline to report pesticide incidents 24/7, updates to the Agricultural Worker Protection Standard, and fertilizer application target zones.