Arkansas Panel OKs Restrictions on Dicamba Herbicide Use

Article 0 Comments An Arkansas panel has given initial approval to allowing restricted use of an herbicide that was banned following complaints that it drifted onto crops and caused damage. The Arkansas Plant Board last week approved new restrictions for the use of dicamba. The new restrictions prohibit dicamba’s in-crop […]

Arkansas Plant Board Committee: Regulate Dicamba Use in 2019

Article 0 Comments An Arkansas Plant Board committee recommended that the state allow farmers to use the herbicide dicamba next year but extend protections to prevent the weed killer from drifting and damaging crops. The board’s pesticide committee voted Monday to allow in-crop use of dicamba from Jan. 1 to […]

Arkansas Rejects Farmers’ Request to Lift Dicamba Ban

Article 0 Comments Arkansas officials have denied a request by some farmers to lift the state’s ban on in-crop dicamba use. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the state Plant Board rejected the farmers’ request on Tuesday. Board members say the farmers provided no new information that would change their minds […]