Plant Board Approves Dicamba Use In 2020


LITTLE ROCK, AR –The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s State Plant Board met September 17th to discuss changes to the current rule regarding the use of dicamba herbicide in Arkansas during the 2020 growing season.

The Plant Board approved an amended draft rule for dicamba applications in Arkansas tha tkeeps the current cut-off date of May 25th in effect and includes the following changes:

  • From April 16-May 25, all applications of in-crop dicamba products must be reported via the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s online registry within 10 days of the application.
  • From April 16-May 25, applicators of dicamba products must have a printed GPS map of the application available upon request.
  • The restriction on dicamba use during burn-down that was added as an emergency rule prior to the beginning of the 2019 growing season was permanently added.


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