The rule establishing the ban on the sale and use of dicamba in Arkansas for 120 days went into effect Tuesday, July 11. Any applications made after this time are violations (see details below for exemptions). Furthermore, an increase of the civil penalty for dicamba application misuse of up to $25,000 will go into effect August
The sale, use, or application of dicamba containing pesticides is prohibited, except for products packaged in containers of one quart or less. The ban is for agriculture use only, with an exemption for pastures and rangeland (which includes use on lawns, gardens, and turf). Please note that the use of pesticides containing dicamba for use on lawns, gardens, turf, pasture, and rangeland is still legal.