The following resources for seed treatment application were developed and/or compiled specifically for those who develop, market and apply seed treatments. It is critical to understand the many steps involved in reducing any potential risks seed treatments might pose to the environment and to non-target organisms.
Seed applicators are also urged to share safe stewardship steps and practices with their customers in order to ensure their long-term safety and continued access to important seed treatment technologies. Click here for stewardship resources for growers.
For specific state and/or federal laws, regulations and information, consult these links to EPA, USDA, Seed laws/regulations, stakeholder resources, labeling links and association resources.
Growing Matters is a coalition of organizations and individuals committed to scientific discourse on the stewardship, benefits and alternatives of neonicotinoid insecticides in North America.
- Key Stewardship Principles for Seed Treatment Application
- Seed Treatment Application Best Practices
- “Seed Treatment Matters” logo and website badge
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