Dicamba Archives

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Arkansas also has mandatory Dicamba training to use the products in state.

Monsanto petition to Arkansas State Plant Board, September 2017

Comments received by the ASPB on the Monsanto Petition

Comments on the Monsanto Petition by the Center for Food Safety

Mississippi has classified all dicamba products for use in dicamba-tolerant systems as Restricted Use, has a 10mph wind speed restriction, and requires training prior to purchase of the products.

Alabama is requiring training for all dicamba and 2,4-D uses on dicamba and 2,4-D tolerant crops, through 24(c) registrations, as well as a wind speed restriction up to 10 mph.  See their guide here.

Articles and Letters

Although this section includes public outreach by 2 registrants requesting that complainants contact them directly, AAPCO strongly asserts that producers should contact their own state pesticide program when there are issues related to dicamba damage.  It is important for the scope and scale of the issue to be fully understood by the state lead agencies, who have the authority and responsibility of managing pesticide use.   Please see the Control Officials for contact information for state reporting.  AAPCO also encourages the registrants to report issues to EPA and the states when they are investigating complaints.

New York Times article on dicamba damage, November 1, 2017

NPR article: Monsanto and the Weed Scientists-Not a love story, October 28, 2017

American Soybean Association, ASA Steps up Urgency in Search for Answers on Dicamba Damage, September 25, 2017

How often could growers legally spray Dicamba in 2017? DTN, September 15, 2017

Monsanto petition to Arkansas State Plant Board, September 2017

Comments received by the ASPB on the Monsanto Petition

Monsanto letter to AR Gov. Hutchinson, September 7, 2017

Successful Farming at agriculture.com, September 11, 2018  Monsanto Critisizes AR Weed Scientists

Washington Post, August 29, 2017

UPI, August 25, 2017 Letter regarding laboratory testing of glufosinate products

Arkansas Online, August 18, 2017 Dicamba Task Force 

Agweb, August 10, 2017 MO Dicamba Complaints Continue After Label Change

Reuters August 9, 2017

Monsanto Open Letter to Farmers in Crop Life News August 3, 2017

UPI Letter July 25, 2017

BASF Press Release  July 19, 2017

Wall Street Journal July 11, 2017