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Intrepid® 2F Section 18 is Approved for Armyworm Control

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The Intrepid® 2F Section 18 is approved for use again in 2021. Section 18 labels are available through the county agricultural commissioner offices when you add Intrepid® 2F to your pesticide permit. 

All Section 18 emergency exemptions are treated as restricted materials and product specific (Intrepid® 2F). The Section 18 process allows unregistered use of the pesticide to meet an emergency need. Therefore, the Section 18 is specific to Intrepid® 2F until the registration is complete and methoxyfenozide labels are amended to include rice. 

For more information, contact the CRC’s Industry Affairs Manager Roberta Firoved at rfiroved@calrice.org or (916) 206-5039.

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The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) says the next several days will be critical for growers to monitor their fields, and potentially make any necessary treatment decisions, as armyworm numbers will be at their highest very soon.

As expected, moth numbers peaked last week. Utilizing annual trend data and on-site monitoring, the UCCE says worms in the field will peak this week and next.

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