MDA Revises Neonic BMPs

May 16, 2019

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has released the Stewardship Guidelines and Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Neonicotinoid Insecticide-Treated Seed. These voluntary BMPs were developed in response to special registration review on neonicotinoid insecticides.

MDA, in cooperation with University of Minnesota Extension and others, has developed these BMPs to address the potential risk to pollinators from the seed treatment dust during planting season. The new BMPs can be found here.