Department releases statewide stop sale for Dicamba products labeled for agricultural use

Dicamba

Missouri Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn issued a Notice of Release from the Stop Sale, Use or Removal Order of all products containing Dicamba labeled for agricultural use on Sept. 29, 2017.

The Special Local Need registrations for XTENDIMAX™ with VaporGrip™ Technology,  ENGENIA™ Herbicide, and DUPONT™ FEXAPAN™ PLUS VAPORGRIP™ TECHNOLOGY HERBICIDE will remain in effect until Dec. 1, 2017.

Older Dicamba products including, but not limited to, BANVEL HERBICIDE, CLARITY HERBICIDE, STRUT HERBICIDE and RIFLE HERBICIDE are not labeled by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use in Dicamba-tolerant cotton and soybean crops. The use of older formulations of Dicamba products in Dicamba-tolerant cotton and soybean crops will be in violation of Section 281.101 RSMo and subject to enforcement actions of up to $10,000 per violation.

Looking to the future, the Department has been working closely with colleagues from other states, university staff, farmers, industry and commodity organizations to determine the appropriate path forward.

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