Ukraine to limit the usage of chlorpyrifos for certain crops




At the workshop for operative agrichemical decisions hold in the Ministry for Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine on July 6, the decision of the European Commission to ban the usage of such pesticides as chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl was considered, informed the press-service of the Ministry.

To preserve the volumes of agricultural export to the EU it is necessary to limit the usage of these pesticides by Ukrainian farmers. Particularly, the specialized associations offered to limit the usage of chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl for certain crops.

“The producers were offered to articulate their position on the issue that will be given consideration to at the meeting on July 13”, - the Ministry stated.

Moreover, the participants discussed the drafts No2289 and No2548 aimed at enabling of import of innovative crop protection agents samples for official tests and scientific studies. The parties emphasized that there is a range of problems, however, there is a shared vision of the way out.