The Call for an Existing Stock Order: AFBF efforts to allow producers to use dicamba this spring

The American Farm Bureau is asking the EPA to allow farmers to use existing stocks of dicamba for the upcoming planting season.

Earlier this week, a federal court in Arizona vacated the label for over the top use of dicamba products for the 2024 crop. Many agricultural groups are speaking out against the decision due to the products being critically important for farmers in fighting resistant weeds. Farm Bureau is asking the EPA to issue an existing stock order to ensure dicamba remains available to producers throughout the growing season.

“Our farmer and rancher members are committed to the safe use of all crop protection tools. However, responsible farmers that have invested in – and often taken loans out to purchase – dicamba-resistant products for the current growing season should not bear the financial burden caused by this legal dispute.”
Zippy Duvall, AFBF President
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