Dicamba injury complaints originating far from Missouri Bootheel
A Missouri Department of Agriculture official says dicamba injury complaints have spread from the state’s Bootheel region and now total about 120. Plant Industries Division Director Judy Grundler says reports of crops injured by the herbicide now originate from parts of the state hundreds of miles to the northwest.
DSCN4816“Complaints are primarily coming from a four country area in the Bootheel region,” Grundler told the Missouri House Committee on Appropriations – Agriculture, Conservation, and Natural Resources Thursday. “We now have had a complaint that has come in from Butler County and a few complaints that are coming in from Carroll County.”
Butler County is just to the west of the Bootheel counties from which most of the injury complaints have originated, however Carroll County lies far to the northwest, much closer to the Kansas City area.
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