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“EPA grants Nemacur extension”

From Golf Course Management:

http://gcm.typepad.com/gcm/2014/09/epa-grants-nemacur-extension.html

Text from the above source:

“GCSAA learned yesterday that the EPA has granted its request for the extension of the end-use date for fenamiphos (Nemacur/Bayer). Golf course superintendents will now have until Oct. 6, 2017, to use existing stocks of Nemacur, an organophosphate-class chemical, which is used to control root-knot, root-lesion, sting, lance and ring nematodes. The extension amounts to a three-year reprieve for turfgrass managers, who were previously staring down an Oct. 6, 2014, cutoff for using exsisting stocks of Nemacur. Watch the government relations page at www.gcsaa.org for additional information.”