dicamba drift damage on soybeans Farm Progress - Mindy Ward
Pictured are soybeans which have experienced dicamba spray-drift damage.

Farmers file class action lawsuits over dicamba losses

Suit alleges company sales representatives encouraged improper off-label use.

Farmers in Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee are suffering losses to their crops, and dicamba drift appears to be responsible. As a result, many farmers have filed lawsuits seeking compensation for their losses.

Monsanto and BASF are the companies approved to sell the herbicide dicamba, which was developed to help combat weeds that have become troublesome to manage.

Dicamba is a powerful and volatile herbicide that has a tendency to drift. For this reason, dicamba

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