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Public Hearing and Plant Board Quarterly Board Meeting

Details I. Public Hearing Public Hearing. This public hearing is to consider adoption of proposed changes to the Pesticide Enforcement Response Regulations. The proposed changes would amend the Pesticide Enforcement Response Regulations in accordance with Act 778 of 2017 that increases the maximum civil penalty from $1,000 to $25,000 for egregious violations from applications of Dicamba, or an Auxin containing herbicide, or any new herbicide technology released after August 01, 2017. II. State Plant Board Quarterly Board Meeting 1. Opening Comments and Introductions. Mr. Bruce Alford, representing the forage industry and Mr. Robert Campbell, representing the livestock industry have been reappointed to the Arkansas State Plant Board, to serve another 2-year term. 2. Action as a Result of Public Hearing to consider adoption of proposed changes to the Pesticide Enforcement Response Regulations. 3. Minutes of the June 8, 2017 quarterly Board and the June 23, 2017 Special Called Board meeting, are ready for approval. 4. Examination Results. The Pest Control examinations given June12, July 10 and August 14, 2017 are ready for Board action. 5. Standing Committee Reports. Standing Committees may have information or recommendations for the Board�s consideration. Fertilizer and Lime Committee met June 8, 2017 Pest Control Committee met August 9, 2017 Seed Committee met August 31, 2017 Bureau of Standards Committee met August 31, 2017 Pesticides Committee met June 30, 2017 Pesticides Committee met July 10, 2017 Pesticides Committee met July 21, 2017 Pesticide Committee met September 12, 2017 6. Election of Officers. The Board traditionally elects officers at the first meeting after July 1 each year. 7. Other Business. Chairman Howe may wish to cover other business. 8. Date for the next Quarterly Board Meeting. Set date for the next quarterly Board meeting in December 2017.
Agency Plant Board, Arkansas State
Date 09/21/2017
Start Time 10:00 AM
Contact Name Terry Walker
Contact Phone number 501-225-1598
Contact Email terry.walker@asbp.ar.gov
Address #1 Natural Resources Drive
Little Rock AR 72205
Location Board Room