arkansas dicamba ban News

Arkansas Plant Board Committee: Regulate Dicamba Use in 2019

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 …

Arkansas Rejects Farmers’ Request to Lift Dicamba Ban

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 …

Legislative Panel Backs Proposal to Ban Dicamba Herbicide in Arkansas

Arkansas lawmakers recommended regulators move forward on Jan. 16 with efforts to ban an herbicide that farmers in several states say has drifted onto their crops and caused damage, advancing the prohibition despite a lawsuit by a maker of the …