Notice of Public Hearing

Wednesday, May 01, 2019 | 03:16pm

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture will hold a public rulemaking hearing to gather input on the use of dicamba pesticide products in commercial production of cotton and soybeans.

The hearing will take place May 14 at 10 a.m. CDT in the Porter Building at Ellington Agricultural Center, located at 436 Hogan Road in Nashville, Tenn.

The proposed amendments will simplify the rules for when dicamba can be applied to cotton or soybeans.

Written and/or oral comments will be accepted at the hearing. Written comments not submitted at the public hearing will be included in the hearing record only if received by the close of business, 4:30 p.m. CDT, on the date of the hearing. Written comments may be submitted to David Waddell, 436 Hogan Road, P. O. Box 40627, Nashville, TN 37204.

The hearing will be conducted in the manner prescribed by the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act, T. C. A. § 4-5-201 et seq.

When:           May 14, 2019
                        10 a.m. CDT
Where:          Ellington Agricultural Center, Porter Building
                        436 Hogan Rd.
                        Nashville, TN 37220
Contact:       David Waddell, Consumer and Industry Services, 615-837-5331

A copy of the rules and additional information may be obtained on the Secretary of State’s website.