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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Farmers sue board over dicamba curbthe spraying of a herbicide violated state law. The farmers are among some 350
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
the spraying of a herbicide violated state law. The farmers are among some 350 who petitioned the board, a division of the Arkansas Agriculture Department, to set a May 25 cutoff date next year on in-crop use of dicamba, a herbicide linked to... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Beautiful Buffalo River Action Committee Launches Websiteto protect and support the vitality of the Buffalo River. BBRAC is composed of
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 9 days ago
to protect and support the vitality of the Buffalo River. BBRAC is composed of the Arkansas Department of Health, Arkansas Agriculture Department, Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, Arkansas Natural Resources Commission, and... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Rice industry to create field burning guidelines in Arkansasnearly finished, but that the board wants to address the issue as soon as possi
KTTC Rochester / Posted 9 days ago
nearly finished, but that the board wants to address the issue as soon as possible. The federation is partnering with the Arkansas Agriculture Department and the Arkansas Prescribed Fire Council and other row crop partners to create the voluntary... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Board backs dicamba ban for '18that has divided the farming community for more than a year. Both the Forestry
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
that has divided the farming community for more than a year. Both the Forestry Commission and Plant Board are part of the Arkansas Agriculture Department. The board voted to prohibit the spraying of the herbicide from April 16 through Oct. 31,... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Board rules dicamba may only be used during certain monthsso this is not a ban to all dicamba products, its simply state regulations for
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 10 days ago
so this is not a ban to all dicamba products, its simply state regulations for this product," said Adriane Barnes with the Arkansas Agriculture Department. This regulation change is now subject to final approval by the executive subcommittee of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hearing to argue curb on dicambatoday when the state Plant Board considers how they can use dicamba on next yea
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
today when the state Plant Board considers how they can use dicamba on next year's soybeans. The board, a division of the Arkansas Agriculture Department, voted 16-0 in late September to prohibit the herbicide's use on cropland between April 16... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Monsanto alleges dicamba biastask force on dicamba for taking positions opposite of Monsanto's. In October,
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
task force on dicamba for taking positions opposite of Monsanto's. In October, Monsanto sued the board, a division of the Arkansas Agriculture Department, in Pulaski County Circuit Court, alleging that it has violated state law in how it has... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Arkansas farmers file most complaints on dicamba misuse across the countrythere are farmers who have suffered great losses because of alleged damage from
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 16 days ago
there are farmers who have suffered great losses because of alleged damage from the product," said Adriane Barnes with the Arkansas Agriculture Department. In September, the state plant board unanimously voted for a possible solution, a proposal... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Forestry Commission moves across LR to Ag Department hubArkansas Forestry Commission has departed its stone-and-wood headquarters in Li
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
Arkansas Forestry Commission has departed its stone-and-wood headquarters in Little Rock to link up with the rest of the Arkansas Agriculture Department across the city. The agency announced the move in a news release Monday, but State Forester... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lawsuit contests curb on dicambaexperience with Xtendimax. Growers in Arkansas deserve the same opportunity."
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
experience with Xtendimax. Growers in Arkansas deserve the same opportunity." Adriane Barnes, a spokesman for the Arkansas Agriculture Department, declined comment because the Plant Board hadn't yet been served with the lawsuit. The... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Monsanto sues Arkansas board for banning its Dicamba weed killerwider temporary ban on dicamba and has received nearly 1,000 complaints about t
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 30 days ago
wider temporary ban on dicamba and has received nearly 1,000 complaints about the herbicide's use. A spokeswoman says the Arkansas Agriculture Department didn't have an immediate comment on the suit. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Plant Board rejects request to push back dicamba cutoff datewas a "substantive change" to the legal process now leading to the Nov. 8 publi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
was a "substantive change" to the legal process now leading to the Nov. 8 public hearing. Wade Hodge, the attorney for the Arkansas Agriculture Department, said lawyers can sue over anything but believed the four points still fit within the board's... Read more

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