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Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture, Blayne Arthur on EPA Dicamba Registration Decision

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 10:28:39 CDT

Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture, Blayne Arthur on EPA Dicamba Registration Decision Today, Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture Blayne Arthur issued the following statement in response to EPA's announcement of approval of new five-year registrations for two dicamba products and extending the registration of an additional dicamba product, all with additional control measures:

"While EPA's work to approve of these products is appreciated, the limitations put in place are cause for concern for many of our Oklahoma producers who depend on these products. In agriculture, we know well that what works for one area may not work in another and the same is true for the control measures EPA plans to put in place for these products. Particularly, the June 30th deadline for applying these products to soybeans presents a challenge here in Oklahoma where double cropping is common and our farmers plant beans later in the summer.

Our conversations with EPA to find solutions are ongoing, and we will continue to communicate challenges on behalf of Oklahoma farmers and seek every opportunity for added flexibility."

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry is responsible for regulating the use and application of pesticides in the state. ODAFF licenses pesticide applicators, administers rules on worker and environmental protection, and registers pesticides offered for sale in Oklahoma.



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