Lawsuit over pesticide drift may prompt push for reform
MOORETON, N.D. - Don and Cathy Heitkamp believe they’ve been battling a “phantom sprayer” in their quest to get to the bottom of a pesticide drift incident that damaged their crops.
The damage, which occurred in June 2010 to 60 acres of wheat and soybeans on their Richland County farm near here, resulted in a financial settlement from an aerial sprayer in February 2012.
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