What does a violation look like?

      Unfortunately, it doesn't look much different from a legal application, to the untrained eye.

violation.jpg (33053 bytes) The label directions include this statement, under Environmental Hazards: "This product is highly toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment on blooming crops or weeds. Do not apply this product or allow it to drift to blooming crops or weeds if bees are visiting the treatment area."

First we must know....

Are there blooming crops or weeds?


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