Spray drift accidents in the news
In Iowa, there were 413 reported pesticide misuse complaints, including pesticide drift spray drift, from 2010 to 2015. Most spray drift accidents don’t make the news. Here are the few incidents in recent years in Iowa and nearby states that did get some news coverage
Benjamin Herrold, “Dicamba drift causes issues,” Iowa Farmer Today, August 11, 2016,
Nicholas Bergen, “Alliant apologizes for chemical spray: Lee county residents upset over contractor spraying herbicide,” August 16, 2010, The Hawk Eye (accessed via LexisNexis)
Associated Press, “Ambulance with Iowa crop duster victim gets sprayed too,” TwinCities.com, July 27, 2010.