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BASF responds to Arkansas and Missouri dicamba bans


BASF, which markets Engenia dicamba herbicide, says Missouri and Arkansas agriculture officials’ decision to temporarily halt dicamba applications robs farmers of one of the few technologies they have to control weeds resistant to other chemistries.

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Arkansas, Missouri ban dicamba

dicamba drift on soybeans

After a series of delays, it appears an emergency ban on in-season over-the-top use of dicamba on Xtend crops in Arkansas will go into effect at 12:01 a.m., July 11.

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Arkansas Plant Board recommends dicamba ban

soybean spraying

In a special meeting June 23, the Arkansas State Plant Board passed an emergency rule on a 9-5 vote that would ban the use of in-season dicamba on row crops. At the same time, the board wants to speed implementation of enhanced penalties for misuse, with fines up to $25,000 per infraction.

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