Company fined for improper herbicide application

Published 9:18 am Thursday, October 15, 2020

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The N.C. Pesticide Board recently approved the following settlement agreements.

Settlements involved a case of improper herbicide application in Davie County.

Nutrien Ag of Statesville agreed to pay $1,500 after drift from an employee’s herbicide application damaged plants in a private residential garden near Mocksville. North Carolina law states that no person shall apply pesticides under such conditions that drift from pesticide particles or vapors results in adverse effects.