Arkansas Plant Board backs dicamba ban for '18

Vote is 10-3 after 250 farmers, others hear testimony in Little Rock

Posted: November 9, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

Farmer Matt Smith of Mississippi County speaks Wednesday before the state Plant Board in Little Rock during a public hearing on the use of dicamba.

Farmers will be prohibited from spraying dicamba across the top of crops during next year's growing season, the state Plant Board decided Wednesday.

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