Arkansas

ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ARKANSAS (UPDATED MAY, 2021)

Check with your state pesticide regulatory agency for additional training and application requirements imposed by your state

Full Regulations found in Class H section of ARKANSAS REGULATIONS ON PESTICIDE USE Agency No. 209.0 available at:

https://www.agriculture.arkansas.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/New-Rules-for-Dicamba-Use-Effective-May-8.pdf

The following is a selection of rules specific to Dicamba product uses in dicamba-tolerant crops in Arkansas as of May, 2021.

  • Application cutoff in dicamba-tolerant soybeans and cotton is June 30th
    • Pre-plant applications of approved in crop dicamba formulations are allowed from April 16th – June 30th
    • Pre-plant applications of non-approved dicamba formulations are prohibited April 16th – October 31st
  • Applications of dicamba are prohibited from July 1st to October 31st
  • Maintain a ¼ mile buffer, in all directions, from non dicamba-tolerant crops
  • Maintain a ½ mile buffer, in all directions, from certified organic crops and commercially grown specialty crops
  • Maintain a 1 mile buffer, in all directions, from University or USDA research stations
  • Do not tank mix with glyphosate

Check with your state pesticide regulatory agency for additional training and application requirements imposed by your state

Record keeping requirements additional to the federal requirements

  • Application records must be kept for 3 years and must be available for inspection by Plant Board representatives
  • In addition to the records required by the federal label, applicators must record:
    • Type of equipment used, and Firm’s Application Equipment Number if applied by a commercial applicator
    • Type of instrument used to measure wind speed and direction and location of instrument  at the time of reading
  • Visit www.xtendimaxapplicationrequirements.com for an Arkansas record keeping form.

Training

  • Applicators must provide proof of annual dicamba training to Pesticide Dealers prior to purchase