Arkansas panel stymied on dicamba cutoff

Lawmakers find no legal way to halt growing-season ban

Posted: January 17, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Farmers gather Tuesday in the Old Supreme Court room at the state Capitol before a news conference about proposed rules for the use of the herbicide dicamba.

The state Plant Board's cutoff date on spraying dicamba on crops this year moved closer Tuesday to taking effect after a legislative subcommittee could find no legal way to stop it.

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