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EPA Provides Certainty to Ag Retailers and Farmers Through Dicamba Decision

Oct 27 2020

WASHINGTON (Oct. 27, 2020) – Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) President and CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement in response to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler's announcement that the agency has granted five-year registrations for dicamba herbicides.

"Ag retailers and their farmer customers have already been working to make decisions for the 2021 growing season while waiting for clarity on if dicamba would be available for use. Now farmers and their retailers can make firmer plans for the next five years with this critical question answered.

"In addition to providing certainty and clarity, we continue to applaud EPA's work to ensure that all decisions are made through a rigorous scientific approval process."

Click here to read EPA's news release.