Dicamba: April to October Applications Banned by Arkansas Plant Board

Herbicide spraying in soybean field. ©Debra L Ferguson Stock Photography

The Arkansas State Plant Board voted on November 8, 2017 to ban the use of the weed herbicide, dicamba, between April 16 – and Oct. 31.

The plant board and the dicamba task force that preceded it made a decision based on the best evidence from land grant research conducted not only by the scientists of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, but also by their peers in Missouri, Tennessee, Indiana, and other states, and from additional information made available from all other sources. We are proud of the work that our weed scientists and agronomists have done in service to the people of Arkansas and beyond.

Our weed scientists and agronomists will continue to work diligently toward tools and techniques to help Arkansas farmers economically manage the challenge of resistant weeds.

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