Members of the National Cotton Council, Delta Council and Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation hosted EPA officials from the Office of Pesticide Programs in Tunica and Clarksdale.

During the visit, the EPA discussed several topics related to pesticide application, resistance management and product stewardship with area farmers. The Federation has a strong working relationship with the staff of the EPA Office of Pesticide Programs.

“We appreciate the opportunity to visit with these key officials on numerous issues important to Mississippi agriculture,” Federation President Mike McCormick said.