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Check in regularly as GCSAA's government affairs department keeps you informed about important compliance deadlines that impact golf facilities. Hot topics – some that fall within the 2017 Priority Issues Agenda – are critical to golf facilities.

Nemacur Existing Stock Deadline October 6

by Government Affairs Team | Aug 07, 2017

In 2014, the EPA granted GCSAA's request for the extension of the end-use date for fenamiphos (Nemacur/Bayer).

Golf course superintendents have until Oct. 6, 2017, to use existing stocks of Nemacur, an organophosphate-class chemical, which is used to control root-knot, root-lesion, sting, lance and ring nematodes.

The extension amounted to a three-year reprieve for turfgrass managers, who were previously staring down an Oct. 6, 2014, cutoff for using existing stocks of Nemacur.

Golf course superintendents must deplete their existing stocks by this deadline. Nemacur is used to control the major genera of nematodes attacking turfgrass including root knot, root lesion, sting, lane and rink nematodes.

The EPA made this decision official by publishing a notice in the Federal Register.

For questions, call the government affairs department at 800-472-7878, ext. 3619.