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 […]

After State Ban Expires, EPA Approves Dicamba Use in Arkansas

Article 0 Comments A recent Environmental Protection Agency ruling clears the path for Arkansas farmers to use the herbicide dicamba on soybeans and cotton, ending a state-wide ban on the weed killer’s use. The federal agency on Oct. 31 announced the decision to allow the spraying of the herbicide for […]

Arkansas Supreme Court Halts Judge’s Dicamba Ban Exemptions

Article 0 Comments The Arkansas Supreme Court has halted a fourth judge’s ruling exempting some farmers from an herbicide ban that took effect last week. Justices has stayed a Clay County judge’s order prohibiting the state Plant Board from enforcing its ban on dicamba against a group of farmers in […]