The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an “existing stocks order,” allowing farmers planning to use dicamba products for 2024 to receive and use them during the upcoming growing season.

EPA has ruled that farmers can accept “existing stocks” — previously registered pesticide products currently in the United States that

Continue Reading Existing stocks of herbicide dicamba may be used during the upcoming crop season

Soybean and cotton farmers using dicamba are reeling after a federal judge revoked the national permit for the popular herbicide.

It works for them because crops are genetically modified to resist the herbicide dicamba, and weeds in those fields are sprayed without harming the soybeans or cotton plants.

Deliveries of

Continue Reading Farmers react to ‘untimely’ order removing the herbicide dicamba from the market

A federal court has revoked approval of the weed-killing pesticide dicamba. The ruling means farmers may not have access to the popular pesticide during the upcoming growing season.

The drift-prone pesticide has damaged millions of acres of crops and wild plants every year since the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) first

Continue Reading Federal court puts an end to agriculture use of the pesticide dicamba

Public-interest groups led by the Center for Food Safety want the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to review EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s decision to permit continued use of the farm pesticide dicamba.

Rural Coalition, Pesticide Action, Network North America, Beyond Pesticides, Center for Biological Diversity, and CFS
Continue Reading Pesticide opponents want Ninth Circuit to review EPA’s latest dicamba pesticide ruling

Dicamba, the broad-spectrum herbicide first registered for farm use in 1967,  will be back for the 2021 growing season under new label restrictions from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

This past spring, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit did an immediate withdrawal of the registrations of three
Continue Reading EPA gives dicamba five more years with additional restrictions

Just as it was looking like American agriculture was going to survive the pandemic and planting was turning out successful, rural areas learned they were losing the weedkiller dicamba to protect the soybeans they’ve put the ground.

Xtendimax, FeXapan, and Engenia the three dicamba herbicide brands or “labels” sold by
Continue Reading Herbicides purchased for this planting season and ready for the field are now illegal