Arkansas Taking Steps to Ban Dicamba Use During Growing Season

Jill Calabro, Ph.D. October 10 2017

The Arkansas State Plant Board recently voted unanimously to ban the use of dicamba in the state from April 16 through October 31, effectively encompassing the growing season. The ban would include only agricultural uses and not impact uses on ornamentals, forestry, lawns, gardens, turf, and pasture as in the past.
Following a public hearing in November, the proposed regulations will proceed to the governor and a group of legislative leaders for final approval.
Earlier this year, Arkansas and Missouri enacted emergency regulations to temporarily ban...

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