Dicamba Part III

EPA, 2016a

Environmental Protection Agency, “COMPLIANCE ADVISORY: High Number of Complaints Related to Alleged Misuse of Dicamba Raises Concerns,” August 2016.

SUMMARY:

EPA and state agencies have received an unusually high number of reports of crop damage that appear related to misuse of herbicides containing the active ingredient dicamba. Investigations into the alleged misuse are ongoing. This Compliance Advisory is intended to provide information on the agricultural and compliance concerns raised by these incidents.  FULL TEXT

Kaskey and Mulvany, 2016b

Jack Kaskey and Lydia Mulvany, “Creating a Problem- And a Lucrative Solution,”  Bloomberg, September 5, 2016.

SUMMARY:

Discusses the herbicide treadmill and how it has sparked the development of, and demand for, dicamba-resistant technology.  FULL TEXT