Many eyes were on the Arkansas state pesticide board Nov. 21 as officials that oversee pesticide regulations wrestled with decisions on dicamba herbicide. At the end of a packed, three-hour public meeting, the Arkansas Plant Board voted to push measures toward that state’s governor that would ban some forms of the herbicide and limit how and when newer dicamba formulations are used in the state.
“President Donald Trump’s No. 1 priority for agriculture is international trade, followed by a “reliable, affordable workforce,” Ray Starling, special assistant to the president for agriculture. Read moreRead More »